While this pandemic may be a time of great challenge, we also see this as a great opportunity to disciple internationals in a way that was previously unavailable to us. With that in mind, we are launching an online XAi Leadership Intensive Training starting June 1 through July 6, 2020. The XAi Team has already been praying for the students who will participate and cannot wait to minister to them during the summer.
Each of the six weeks will revolve around a crucial leadership topic taught by one of three international presenters. The topics will range from the student’s God concept, their self-concept, their character as a leader, and their responsibility to discipleship as a Christ-follower. Students will take part in discussions on navigating leadership with the power and presence of the Holy Spirit as an international with unique cross-cultural obstacles. They will receive a devotional journal with five weekly devotionals. The devotionals corresponding to the week’s topic will have effects long after the intensive is over. During group time, students will learn how to facilitate small groups, and additionally they will be assigned coaches to help them grow throughout this immersive experience.
Campus pastors, we understand that leadership training is a lifelong pursuit. Our aim is to offer a robust training that will help your students visualize themselves as leaders—a critical part of the discipleship process for international students. We hope that it will prepare them to jump into your existing leadership training pipelines to serve the Kingdom of God in their highest capacity on your campus.
Applications will be accepted beginning April 24. Potential participants will fill out an application and have a reference submitted, both of which will be reviewed for approval. Once approved, the applicant will receive an email with the link to register. The early bird registration is $35 until May 25. From May 26-31, the price will be $49.
Weekly Course Structure (Four Hour Weekly Commitment):
|30 minutes||Monday, 5:00-5:30 Central Time||Teaching: Live online teaching session by international presenter|
|1 hour||Monday, 5:30-6:30 Central Time||Small groups: Weekly small group breakouts of five to six students co-hosted by two coaches/mentors. A different student will facilitate the group each week.|
|40 minutes||Scheduled individually with coach||Coaching: Individual coaching sessions with one of the coaches from their small group|
|20 minutes per day x 5 days a week (1 hr 40 minutes)||Done individually||Devotional: Reading and journaling from the devotional booklet you will receive|