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Sower’s Field Online

Below is a list of learning options for laity, bi-vocational and full-time ordained church leadership and church leadership teams.

Some of these learning options are offered in a “short version” through webinars, workshops and seminars and others in a “longer version” which are courses that may be taken for undergraduate and graduate school/seminary credit. Course options below are also available in a shorter version, like a workshop.

  • What is the church? What is God’s mission? [Course or workshop]
  • Evangelism—faith sharing with the unchurched [Course or workshop]
  • What is a Disciple? How Did Jesus Make Disciples?
  • Strategic Steps in Church Renewal and Mission [Course or workshop]
  • Spiritual Gifts: Discovering and Using Your Spiritual Gifts in God’s Mission
  • StrengthFinder: Ministering from Your Unique, God Given Strengths
  • Parenting/planting a New Church
  • Planting a Church: Critical Questions, Essential Stages, Important Decisions [Course or workshop]
  • Leadership: Styles of Leadership and Building a Team
  • Missiology — 101 and 102, etc. [Course or workshop]
  • Contextualizing the Gospel in the North American mission field [Course or workshop]
  • Healthy Habits: soul care, self-care, mate care, ministry care
  • Spiritual Types: How has God Wired You? And How Your Spiritual Type Shapes Your Church Leadership
  • Listening to God through the Bible, Prayer and a Spiritual Director [Course or workshop]

Academic credit for courses:

  • For undergraduate school credit:
    • The course syllabus has to be pre-approved by the Dean at your bible school, college or university.
  • Masters and/or Doctor of Ministry credit:
    • The course syllabus has to be pre-approved by the Dean at your graduate school or seminary.

If you are interested in a course, email stanwood{at} for more information.

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