Global Institute for Leadership and Development

GILD seeks to assist the Church, universally, by developing and empowering leaders through the provision of theological education.

MISSION AND VALUE STATEMENT

Mission

GILD aims to assist members by:

    a. Facilitating further education for the development of leadership in the Church;

    b. Creation of an online distance-learning database accessible to all participating members;

    c. Providing a complete database of academic literature, lectures and necessary resources elevant to GILD;

    d. Upgrading of academic standards and institutional capacity-building;

    e. Developing and enhancing research within and among participating members;

    f. Serving as a platform for the maintenance of an interconnected association of theological institutions;

    g. Promotion of theological education;

    h. Development of skills for Christian presence in the public sphere.

Values

GILD aims to:

    a. Demonstrate unity and koinonia in Christ;

    b. Declare the praises of God who called us out of the darkness into His wonderful light and proclaim this good news to all;

    c. Practice and promote love and forgiveness, justice and peace;

    d. Serve the needs of the world by reaching out to all who suffer;

    e. Urging those in authority to use the power given to them to the honour and glory of god and to the benefit of those entrusted to their care;

    f. Intercede for all humankind and the whole of creation;

    g. Accept new Christians for who they are and journey together with them from the place where they are at;

    h. Emphasising the experience of suffering and people’s expressions of faith within their local contexts.

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