Renewal for Leaders in a World of Disruptors

Course Description

This course is designed to help those who are seeking a way to effectively evaluate their church's growth in a post pandemic world. If your church has shifted back to in-person worship, but you are trying to evaluate how effective and necessary an online presence is, this course is for you!


Featuring ORU Signature Whole Person Engagement.

At the end of this course participants will have a better understanding on how to evaluate their church's growth in a post pandemic world. What is the impact of your presence online? How is your church maturing and growing if not just in numbers of people in the pews on Sunday? How else do you quantify growth and maturation if not just numbers? You will have the answers to these questions and many more once you have completed this course.

Course Curriculum

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Your Instructor

Dr. David Dyson
Dr. David Dyson

David Dyson is one of the ORU Pioneers, earning a baccalaureate degree in 1973 and an MBA in 1978. Since graduation, he has served at ORU for forty-one years in various capacities including administration, faculty, and staff. He earned his doctoral degree from the University of Arkansas during a short leave of absence.

Technology has been a critical component of Dr. Dyson’s ORU journey. His first job on campus was Registrar, where he was a member of the team that installed the first online admission and registration system. As Dean of the College of Business, a position he held for nine years, he served as chair of the Online/World Wide Web Committee on campus. In this last stretch of the journey, as a tenured full professor in the College of Business, he has brought significant recognition to ORU through his teaching with technology. He was part of the ORU Team recognized with the Campus Impact Award from Campus Technology, The Private Institution Excellence Award presented by the Committee on Information Technology of the Oklahoma Regents for Higher Education, and in 2018 was recognized with the International Teaching Excellence award from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, ACBSP, a business accrediting body who represents more than 10,000 members on 1,200 campuses in 30 countries.

He has spoken professionally in many countries on four continents and has been published in journals in America and Asia. He has been selected in several of the Who’s Who publications including Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education and Who’s Who in American Finance and Industry. He was selected for the Albert Nelson Lifetime Achievement recognition from Who’s Who in 2019. During his service at ORU he has been presented two Alumni Faculty Awards: One for Service and one for Integration of Faith and Learning.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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