Seminar Dates & Curriculum Topics


  • Relational and Interpersonal Skills.  Develop skills to be genuinely oriented towards others.  Experience an incubator for deeper relationships with others.
  • Management Skills.  Refine and add to your planning, delegating, problem solving, creative thinking and decision making skills.
  • Motivational Skills.  Learn how to focus your time, energy and resources to achieve a desired end result.  Gain a deeper understanding of how to motivate others toward a desired end.
  • Servant Leadership Skills.  Nurture your servant leadership skills by developing a deeper understanding of personal integrity, humility and stewardship.  “…success and fruitfulness depend as much upon focusing on the “who” you are as much as the “what” of the work you do.” Dr. Henry Cloud, Integrity pg. 167.
  • Calling and Mission.  Articulate and clarify your calling and mission to help you focus and maximize your God-given influence in your professional and personal life.
  • Enriching the Soul.  Recognize that the source and motivation of true leadership, even in a professional environment, is God.
  • Integration.  Gain peace of mind from integrating faith, leadership skills, and character development in both your personal life and your professional life.

Leadership Team

  • The course is led by professional leadership trainers as well as inspirational business leaders and seasoned community leaders.

Applicants Commit to the Following:

  • Attend at least of six of the eight sessions and the entire Opening Retreat. (Please check seminar dates for conflicts before applying.)
  • Participate fully in all the activities of the course including preparation for each session.
  • Be accountable to other participations through contact with accountability partners between sessions.
  • Develop a Personal Leadership Plan.

Process for Admission

  • Review the Seminar Dates and be sure you are able to attend at least six of the eight sessions and the required opening retreat.
  • Employers and participants must discuss implications of program participation and sponsorship, ensuring time off and funding responsibilities are clarified. A Leadership for Life executive is available to answer any questions about the program that might arise.  Sponsoring businesses or organizations allow Leadership for Life participants to attend seminars one day each month. This demonstrates a commitment to the employee and confidence in the participant’s ability to be a leader in the organization.
  • Complete the application information below. This information is used only for selection and contact purposes and is not maintained on the internet. Space is limited and order of applications received is a consideration of the selection committee.
  • Received applications will be confirmed by email. If you do not receive an email confirmation within three days, please contact us.
  • Selection is based upon individual application as well as overall class composition.
  • Selected applicants will be notified personally.
  • Applications are now being accepted for the 2018-2019 Program.

Program Fees

  • Total fees including all course materials, professional development tools, retreat lodging and meals, and continental breakfast, lunch and snacks at each monthly seminar are $3,000 funded by the individual or the employer as professional development. (A discount for non-profit organizations is available, contact for details)
  • A deposit of $850 is required by June 1. The deposit is 50% refundable up to August 1 when the remainder of the program fees are due. After August 1, fees are refundable only at the discretion of Leadership for Life.  Program fees can be covered as an ordinary and necessary business expense under Section 162 of the IRS code.
  • Scholarship funding is available, however, all participants are asked to pay some portion of the program fees.

Contact Eric Rafferty, Leadership for Life Executive Director, for more information: