Online Learning

Many of our most popular resources will soon be available in on online learning format that allows you to advance your professional development and continuing education objectives, while working at your own pace, when and where it’s most convenient.

Currently Available

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Keeping Our Sacred Trust (.5 CEU)
$49 to enroll
This online course is aimed at preventing clergy sexual misconduct. It creates awareness of what constitutes misconduct, factors that can lead to misconduct, and positive steps that can prevent even the appearance of misconduct.

Coming Soon

Enhancing Your Personal Leadership Effectiveness (1 CEU)
$125 to enroll (includes $75 fee for using the LPLI)
This online course helps pastors develop as leaders using systematic feedback provided through the Lewis Pastoral Leadership Inventory™ (LPLI), a 360-degree leadership assessment instrument in which the pastor and from six to ten observers (those familiar with the pastor’s ministry) complete an online survey. After completing the LPLI, students engage an online learning experience to interpret their personalized leadership profile report and develop a leadership growth plan, with input and feedback from the Lewis Center staff.

Maintaining Boundaries in a Digital Age (.5 CEU)
$49 to enroll
Intended for people who have already completed the first Keeping Our Sacred Trust course which covers the basics of clergy sexual ethics. This course focuses on emerging issues related to boundaries in our age of digital communication and electronic media.

Biblical Generosity and the Theology of Stewardship (1 CEU)
$99 to enroll
This online course presents the basics of Christian stewardship through Bible study, reflection questions, video instruction, short readings, and assignments that encourage you to integrate what you have learned into your life and your practice of ministry. Instructor: Dr. Ann A. Michel.

The Right Start: Beginning Ministry in a New Setting (1 CEU)
$99 to enroll
This online course shares best practices for clergy who are moving from one church to another so that they can depart from their current ministry in a graceful and constructive way and start in their new setting with their best foot forward. It helps you prepare for each stage of your move, covering both the personal and professional dimensions of pastoral transition. Instructor: Dr. Lovett H. Weems, Jr.

Seven Disciplines of the Fruitful Church Leader (1 CEU)
$99 to enroll
This online course is built around the book High Yield: Seven Disciplines of the Fruitful Leader by Tom Berlin and Lovett H. Weems, Jr. The book describes specific strategies, practices, behaviors, and perspective that contribute to effectiveness in seven critical disciplines of leadership. This course guides you through each chapter of the book, providing a video instruction, reflection exercises, and assignments to help you practice and implement the book’s strategies in the context of your own ministry. Instructor: Dr. Lovett H. Weems, Jr.


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