The College for Bishops Leadership Institute

The College for Bishops Leadership Institute was established to provide educational resources for new bishops as well as trending information resources for all bishops. 

Primary goals for this project are:

  • To make current, broad-based, reliable information readily available
  • To create continuous learning opportunities by making resources readily available online
  • To encourage conversation about leadership and mission
  • To foster innovation in leadership and mission

Content for the College for Bishops Leadership Institute includes: online articles, research studies, book reviews, podcasts, videos, interviews, blog posts and recommendations, website links and recommended resources for further study.

Subject categories include:

Organizational Leadership

  • Vision & goal formation
  • Decision making
  • Team building & motivation
  • Performance reviews
  • Supervision
  • Planning & assessment
  • Conflict resolution
  • Community development
  • Accountability
  • Lessons learned/best practices from other denominations

The Church and Society

  • Pluralism
  • "Nones," "Dones," & SBNRs
  • Religious life & community
  • Trending books/media on religious themes
  • Technology & the Church
  • Social media & the Church
  • Lessons learned/best practices

Educational Leadership: The Bishop as Teacher

  • Current trends in education
  • Technology in the classroom
  • Teaching adult learners
  • Planning for meaningful continuing education experiences

Spirituality & Personal Growth

  • Spiritual practices
  • Self care & renewal
  • Dealing with depression & burnout
  • Time management
  • Relationships
  • Humor
  • Finding Sabbath

Additional selections will be added on a monthly basis.

We welcome feedback and inquiries! Please email to comment, suggest additional resources, or inquire about posted information.

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