This course addresses the processes of appointing, equipping, and empowering leaders. The purpose and passion of leadership are examined. Students explore the role and responsibilities of a leader to develop effective leaders through the philosophy of “helping people become.”
Following in the footsteps of their parents and grandparents, Myles and Sheila Young entered the ministry at a young age. They have established three churches, which are now thriving congregations, in Oakland, San Diego, and Roseville, California.
Pastor Young is also a recording artist of more than 12 projects, as well as a songwriter, noted conference speaker, author, founder of Touch Ministries, co-founder of “No Limits” The Conference, and co-founder of the Hope Corps Training Center in Roatan, Honduras. Sister Sheila Young is a dynamic leader and oversees the business and financial operations of The Rock Church. She is also the producer and director of the 250-cast, live drama, “For What Purpose,” which runs annually on Easter weekend.
Pastor Young holds a Master of Arts in Christian Ministries from Assemblies of God Theological Seminary. He is a doctoral candidate at Fuller Theological Seminary with a concentration in Intercultural Studies. He is also a member of the General Counsel of the Worldwide Pentecostal Fellowship. Sheila Young holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication, Leadership and Influence and a Master of Arts in Business Communication, Leadership and Influence (Magna Cum Laude) from Jones University. She is also a doctoral candidate at Hampton University.
The Youngs have two children, Boston and London. In 2017, Boston married Haley, who is the daughter of missionaries to Liverpool, England. The Young five are heavily involved in philanthropic and missions efforts to educate and bring redemptive lift to children in Urban Sacramento and in third world countries.