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Christian Virtues for Spiritual Growth
This four-week self-paced online course taught by Stanley Hauerwas examines the meaning and significance of four key virtues and their importance in cultivating a virtuous life.
Church Administration 1
This four-week course explains the importance of a theological approach to church administration and why viewing it as a church practice with theological goals of discipleship, formation, witness, and worship matters.
Church Administration 2
In this second course in the Duke Divinity+ Church Administration Specialization series for church pastors and lay leaders, you will learn how to approach strategic management theologically as strategic stewardship for your church.
Church Administration Certification
In this online course, you’ll learn how to engage the work of leading management theorists and business leaders on strategic management, finance, HR, and other foundational topics while—crucially—maintaining a theological focus that situates these practices within the church’s mission of discipleship, worship, and witness.
Cultivating a Scriptural Imagination
How can Scripture expand our capacity to envision God’s presence in our time, and how can examples from Methodist history help us recognize these new possibilities? The first of five courses in the Rediscovering the Heart of Methodism series, designed to help engaged laypeople and clergy develop core capacities for innovative leadership within the Wesleyan tradition.
Emphasizing Christian Formation
How can distinctively Methodist approaches to preaching, prayer, fellowship, and other practices help us nurture both character and gifts? The third of five courses in the Rediscovering the Heart of Methodism, this course examines how Methodism’s deep-rooted attention to Christian formation can nurture both gifts and character in our communities.
Forming Christ-Shaped Leaders
How can the resources of Methodist history and theology help us grow into leaders who reflect Christ not only in our churches, but also in our communities? The fifth of five courses in the Rediscovering the Heart of Methodism series, experience a deeper grounding in the distinctive elements of Methodism at its best, and a renewed capacity for hopeful, imaginative participation in the mission of God.
Nurturing Entrepreneurial Mindsets
What can we learn from Methodism’s entrepreneurial streak, and how can we apply that spirit of innovation to faithfully meet our current moment? The fourth of five courses in the Rediscovering the Heart of Methodism series, each course includes four weeks of interactive video lessons from Duke Divinity School faculty and Methodist leaders.
Rediscovering the Heart of Methodism
This self-paced online learning program for cohort and individual study includes five 4-week online courses designed to help laypeople and clergy develop core capacities for innovative leadership within the Wesleyan tradition.
Rediscovering Wesleyan Mission
How did Methodism come to be known as a missionary movement, and how can we embody that sense of mission today? The second of five courses in the Rediscovering the Heart of Methodism series, this course is designed to help individuals and Christian communities rediscover Wesleyan mission at its finest.
Youth Theology Resources
These curated programs and resources aim to equip youth theology programs by preserving the practices of the Duke Youth Academy, which served hundreds of high school students over nearly 20 years.