The Northside Leadership Institute exists to develop Christian leaders through meaningful education and training designed to connect people to Jesus.
NLI offers three great programs and Wednesday night classes in Spiritual Formation:
Master of Arts in Ministry
This 36-hour Masters of Arts degree program with a specialization in Spiritual Formation is awarded through Lincoln Christian University. Some classes are taught live at Northside Christian Church on Thursday nights by Dr. Neal Windham, while others are taken online. The program includes a residency whereby students serve a part-time role in a local church ministry. Fall classes begin August 22.
School of Ministry
This inexpensive 1- or 2-year program on Thursday nights equips students to become effective Christian leaders in any field where God might call them to serve. The program provides a solid Bible education, trains in practical ministry, equips for leadership, and provides the opportunity for hands-on training with Northside pastors in a specialized area of ministry. This area is overseen by Doug Newland, Outreach Minister. Fall classes begin August 22.
Certificate in Spiritual Formation
The Lincoln Christian University Certificate in Spiritual Formation is an audited (non-credited) track that participates in Dr. Windham’s live teaching sessions on Thursday evenings for 12 weeks each semester. The cost is $600 for the two years ($150 each semester) and the required reading list is optional. The first session begins August 22nd. Apply by August 11th.
Four Movements of the Spiritual Life- Wednesday Evenings
Breathe in the Spirit - This will be a 3-week course taught by Dr. Neal Windham. These classes will look at the Holy Spirit, Cultivating Spiritual habits and understanding your Spiritual Pathway. This session will run Wednesday evenings, November 20, December 11 & 18 from 7-8 pm in the Centrum. Registration is NOT required. There will not be KidCare available.