Leadership Lab International

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Leadership Lab International prepares a new generation of leaders to be equipped to serve on multicultural ministry and church-planting teams. Surrounded by God's creation in beautiful Gorski Kotar, students develop as leaders through mentored, experiential learning. No matter if the curriculum is Outdoor Adventure Leadership, Applied Bible Study Methods, Multicultural Leadership Development and Team Building or Spiritual Formation, participants are expected to apply what they learn through their practical English ministry assignments (Camp or Outreach).

+ What is the schedule for LLI?

  • LLI runs from June 9 through August 14, 2018. 
+ What are the specific core training courses of LLI?

Outdoor Adventure Leadership
Outdoor Adventure Leadership will offer students technical skill based trainings that will enable them to facilitate groups in a specific adventure-based activity safely and according to current best-practices. It also equips participants with the tools necessary to affect transformational experiences through the medium of outdoor and adventure experiences.

Multicultural Leadership Training
An application of the principles of multicultural leadership, this course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to effectively build multicultural ministry teams. It explores the topics of effective cross-cultural communication and relationship building, biblical basis of teamwork, Cultural Based Judgment Systems, developing a covenant community, experiential learning cycle and team building, 6 critical factors in team development and 5 stages of group development. Focus is on the development of competencies, commitments and personal character necessary for building multicultural ministry and church planting teams.

Applied Bible Study Methods
This course aims to increase participants love for the Word of God and confidence in helping others experience life changing Bible study. Students gain a strong foundation of instruction in the biblical content to be used with small groups in their ministry assignments and receive basic instruction in inductive Bible study methodology. Emphasis is given to the skills of leading an inductive small group and the application of those skills in both simulated and live environments. Students reapply these skills after receiving feedback in order to solidify skill acquisition.

+ How do I apply?

Start by filling out the SEND Preliminary Questionnaire and then we will let you know if you are invited to fill out the online application on the Leadership Lab International site. 

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LLI trains young leaders from multiple nations (ages 18-26) to serve on multicultural ministry and church-planting teams.Your gift enables us to provide scholarships for students who do not have the financial means to attend Leadership Lab International. 


"LLI is pure discipleship and intense leadership training that is needed for future engagement of the unreached with the gospel as church-planting teams become more multicultural. As the world becomes smaller, LLI gives real answers for the complexities of building effective, diverse church-planting teams.”
— European Regional Director SEND International