Servant Leadership

Definition for Servant Leadership

“The student models servant leadership and equips others in a God-given direction through Christlike character, leadership capability, and love.”

Servant Leadership Goals

Because I want to serve students of scripture I will help facilitate students’ acquisition of the Greek New Testament by facilitating a Greek New Testament reading group AND arranging a recognition for students who complete a reading of the entire Greek New Testament before graduation.

Because I want to use my musical gifts to serve the Lord I will arrange worship music for DTS–DC chapels.

Strategies

  1. Greek New Testament Reading Group
    1. I will organize a Greek New Testament reading group.
    2. I will facilitate virtual or in-person meetings of students to read through the Greek New Testament.
    3. I will select and train someone to take over facilitation of the reading group.
  2. Greek New Testament Reading Recognition
    1. I will arrange special recognition for students who complete a reading of the entire New Testament in Greek before they graduate from DTS.
  3. Worship Music Leadership
    1. I will schedule worship team members for practice and leading chapel worship.
    2. I will plan worship music for DTS-DC chapel services.
    3. I will lead music for chapel worship services during the Fall and Spring semesters.

Resources

  1. Greek New Testament Reading Group
    1. A reading plan for working through a variety of genres and levels of New Testament greek over the course of the academic year
    2. Zoom or other video conferencing software
    3. Interested students from NT101-104 classes
    4. A student who is willing to take over facilitating the group after I complete the internship
  2. Greek New Testament Reading Recognition
    1. A plaque or other form of recognition for students who complete a reading of the whole Greek New Testament before graduation.
  3. Worship Music Leadership
    1. Student musicians who are available to assist in leading musical worship at chapel
    2. Dates for all scheduled chapels from the campus administrator
    3. Repertoire of songs for use in chapel worship
    4. Times for rehearsal

Measures

  1. Greek New Testament Reading Group
    1. By June 1st I will have arranged the first reading group meetings for the summer
    2. By August 15th I will have arranged reading group meetings through the Fall semester, and by November 15th I will have arranged reading group meetings through the spring semester
    3. I will record meeting minutes in writing and record two Zoom meetings for my portfolio, and I will go over these with my ministry mentor for feedback
  2. Greek New Testament Reading Recognition
    1. By August 15th, I will have arranged an appropriate form of recognition for students who have read their whole GNT by graduation
  3. Worship Music Leadership
    1. Chapel worship music will have been executed skillfully in a God-glorifying way
    2. I will review and reflect on recorded chapel music services with the campus administrator to assess needed improvements

Part II

Overall Reflection Statement for Servant Leadership

For my competence in servant leadership, I am submitting __________ [name/type of artifact] which demonstrates __________ [what you learned, experienced, or accomplished and with who]. Describe my thoughts for 100 words.

Artifacts With Descriptions

  1. Two recordings of Zoom meetings with our reading group as well as screenshots and meeting minutes which represent what is accomplished through the Greek New Testament reading group.
  2. A picture of the plaque or other form of recognition for GNT reading completion.
  3. Two video recordings of me leading music in chapel.

Learning Reflection

As I developed and demonstrated servant leadership, I have learned __________ [something you have learned about yourself, about people, about ministry, and/or about God]. Describe my thoughts for 100 words.

Lifelong Development Statement

As a result of the experiences documented by these artifacts, I will continue to develop in servant leadership by __________ [something you will do differently next time or continue to improve upon]. Describe my thoughts for 100 words.