CEDE PARTNERS

Curriculum

Why sign up for CEDE Partners Leadership Center classes?

 

Our 7 courses will provide you with the time saving and educational resources that will further equip you in your sports ministry.

Courses Overview

Take a detailed look at each of our 7 courses below.

Courses Overview

Take a detailed look at each of our 7 courses below.

Course 1

Gospel-Centered Sports Ministry (GCSM)

Purpose:

For students to grasp the full story of the gospel and see how it impacts a sports ministry in reaching people and redeeming sports.

Objectives:

Students will be able to:
● Have a clear definition of Leadership
● Delineate the difference between godly and cultural leadership in ministry
● Define a mission statement for a Sports Outreach Ministry Leader
● Develop a model for expressing godly leadership within a Sports Outreach context
● Write out a strategy for implementing that model of leadership within their local church
● List the key milestones to starting a sports outreach ministry
● List the key issues for transitioning a particular recreational ministry
● Develop a plan for starting or transitioning the sports ministry at their churches
● Analyze a church sports ministry and develop a plan to start or transition the ministry

Course 1 | Gospel-Centered Sports Ministry (GCSM)

Purpose:

For students to grasp the full story of the gospel and see how it impacts a sports ministry in reaching people and redeeming sports.

Objectives:

Students will be able to:
● Have a clear definition of Leadership
● Delineate the difference between godly and cultural leadership in ministry
● Define a mission statement for a Sports Outreach Ministry Leader
● Develop a model for expressing godly leadership within a Sports Outreach context
● Write out a strategy for implementing that model of leadership within their local church
● List the key milestones to starting a sports outreach ministry
● List the key issues for transitioning a particular recreational ministry
● Develop a plan for starting or transitioning the sports ministry at their churches
● Analyze a church sports ministry and develop a plan to start or transition the ministry

Course 2 | Sports Outreach Ministry Leadership (SOML)

Purpose:

Equip students with the tools to start, transition or revitalize an existing Sports Outreach Ministry with CEDE Sports.

Objectives:

Students will be able to:
● Have a clear definition of Leadership – This is what a leader is…
● Delineate the difference between godly and cultural leadership in ministry
● Define a mission statement for a Sports Outreach Ministry Leader
● Develop a model for expressing godly leadership within a Sports Outreach context
● Write out a strategy for implementing that model of leadership within their local church
● List the key milestones to starting a sports outreach ministry
● List the key issues for transitioning a particular recreational ministry
● Develop a plan for starting or transitioning the sports ministry at their churches
● Analyze a church sports ministry and develop a plan to either start or transition the ministry

Course 2 | Sports Outreach Ministry Leadership (SOML)

Purpose:

Equip students with the tools to start, transition or revitalize an existing Sports Outreach Ministry with CEDE Sports.

Objectives:

Students will be able to:
● Have a clear definition of Leadership – This is what a leader is…
● Delineate the difference between godly and cultural leadership in ministry
● Define a mission statement for a Sports Outreach Ministry Leader
● Develop a model for expressing godly leadership within a Sports Outreach context
● Write out a strategy for implementing that model of leadership within their local church
● List the key milestones to starting a sports outreach ministry
● List the key issues for transitioning a particular recreational ministry
● Develop a plan for starting or transitioning the sports ministry at their churches
● Analyze a church sports ministry and develop a plan to either start or transition the ministry

Course 3 | Relational Outreach (RO)

Purpose:

For students to personally and effectively utilize relational outreach in their involvement in Sports Outreach and be confident to train others to do the same.

Objectives:

Students will be able to:
● Define successful outreach
● Show the need of our day for a relational outreach strategy
● Explain the biblical basis of the natural process model for outreach
● Outline the various phases of the natural process model
● Determine the process phase for particular relationships
● Take the strategic initiative to help a person progress in that process
● Determine a strategy for tailoring the natural process model to a particular sports outreach environment
● Evaluate their current Sports Outreach Ministry in the effectiveness of utilizing the natural process model
● Develop an overall Sports Outreach Ministry strategy for every phase of the scale that would facilitate people moving through the process

Course 3 | Relational Outreach (RO)

Purpose:

For students to personally and effectively utilize relational outreach in their involvement in Sports Outreach and be confident to train others to do the same.

Objectives:

Students will be able to:
● Define successful outreach
● Show the need of our day for a relational outreach strategy
● Explain the biblical basis of the natural process model for outreach
● Outline the various phases of the natural process model
● Determine the process phase for particular relationships
● Take the strategic initiative to help a person progress in that process
● Determine a strategy for tailoring the natural process model to a particular sports outreach environment
● Evaluate their current Sports Outreach Ministry in the effectiveness of utilizing the natural process model
● Develop an overall Sports Outreach Ministry strategy for every phase of the scale that would facilitate people moving through the process

Course 4 | Theology of Competition (TOC)

Purpose:

For students to effectively address the issues surrounding competition both on the sports field and in life.

Objectives:

Students will be able to:
● Understand the importance and dynamics of an integrated worldview specifically in regard to competition
● Identify the worldly worldview of competition and it expressions along with the biblical worldview of competition and its expressions
● Lay aside the worldly expressions of competition and give themselves in their sports environments to competing with a biblical worldview
● Take this integrated worldview of competition beyond the arena of sports and apply it to every area of life – transforming the world to the glory of God
● See the importance of these concepts and multiply them in their local churches

Course 4 | Theology of Competition (TOC)

Purpose:

For students to effectively address the issues surrounding competition both on the sports field and in life.

Objectives:

Students will be able to:
● Understand the importance and dynamics of an integrated worldview specifically in regard to competition
● Identify the worldly worldview of competition and it expressions along with the biblical worldview of competition and its expressions
● Lay aside the worldly expressions of competition and give themselves in their sports environments to competing with a biblical worldview
● Take this integrated worldview of competition beyond the arena of sports and apply it to every area of life – transforming the world to the glory of God
● See the importance of these concepts and multiply them in their local churches

Course 5 | Building a Sports Outreach Ministry Team (BSOMT)

Purpose:

For students to take significant steps toward building a SOLT and Coach Development Team that will launch them into a lifetime of building teams.

Objectives:

Students will be able to:
● Defend the biblical basis and practical benefit of team leadership of SOM
● Identify the key characteristics of a good team and analyze an existing team in light of those qualities
● List the differences between a SOM Leadership Team and a team for Developing Coaches
● Give definitions, biblical basis, and activities for the characteristics of high performance teams
● Give the biblical basis, key curriculum items and activities for developing coaches.
● Understand their leadership and personality style and give the basic differences with other personality and leadership styles

Course 5 | Building a Sports Outreach Ministry Team (BSOMT)

Purpose:

For students to take significant steps toward building a SOLT and Coach Development Team that will launch them into a lifetime of building teams.

Objectives:

Students will be able to:
● Defend the biblical basis and practical benefit of team leadership of SOM
● Identify the key characteristics of a good team and analyze an existing team in light of those qualities
● List the differences between a SOM Leadership Team and a team for Developing Coaches
● Give definitions, biblical basis, and activities for the characteristics of high performance teams
● Give the biblical basis, key curriculum items and activities for developing coaches.
● Understand their leadership and personality style and give the basic differences with other personality and leadership styles

Course 6 | Sports Outreach & the Local Church (SOLC)

Purpose:

For students to understand the ideal of the local church from the perspective of Jesus Christ and commit their lives to making the reality more like the ideal.

Objectives:

Students will be able to:
● Define the biblical mission and vision of the local church
● Defend the need for SO within that mission and vision
● Align other ministries of the local church with that mission and vision – partner where appropriate
● Outline the various leadership structures among US local churches
● Outline the various key sizes of local churches and that effect on SOM
● Enumerate the effectiveness of the US local church in accomplishing our mission and vision
● Recognize the common problems they will encounter in working with the local church and develop biblical strategies for handling those problems
● Develop a wide array of SO activities for the diverse population of the local church

Course 6 | Sports Outreach & the Local Church (SOLC)

Purpose:

For students to understand the ideal of the local church from the perspective of Jesus Christ and commit their lives to making the reality more like the ideal.

Objectives:

Students will be able to:
● Define the biblical mission and vision of the local church
● Defend the need for SO within that mission and vision
● Align other ministries of the local church with that mission and vision – partner where appropriate
● Outline the various leadership structures among US local churches
● Outline the various key sizes of local churches and that effect on SOM
● Enumerate the effectiveness of the US local church in accomplishing our mission and vision
● Recognize the common problems they will encounter in working with the local church and develop biblical strategies for handling those problems
● Develop a wide array of SO activities for the diverse population of the local church

Course 7 | The History of Sports Outreach (HSO)

Purpose:

Student will grasp History of Sports Outreach so that they will:
● Learn to not repeat mistakes
● Learn to repeat successes
● Identify progress and rejoice in God
● Identify possible worldviews in the past and in their ministry

Objectives:
● Delineate the major components SO History from memory
● List the key lesson learned from that history
● List the potential resulting worldview components and key terms with varying definitions
● To easily be grateful for the privilege of being in this History

Course 7 | The History of Sports Outreach (HSO)

Purpose:

Student will grasp History of Sports Outreach so that they will:
● Learn to not repeat mistakes
● Learn to repeat successes
● Identify progress and rejoice in God
● Identify possible worldviews in the past and in their ministry

Objectives:
● Delineate the major components SO History from memory
● List the key lesson learned from that history
● List the potential resulting worldview components and key terms with varying definitions
● To easily be grateful for the privilege of being in this History