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Abundant Life Leadership Institute (ALLI) exists to train and equip leaders to lead well. By "lead well" we mean leaders who lead from a place of personal wellness (shalom) and leaders who lead with wisdom (skill).

We believe this is accomplished when leaders are Theologically Centered, Emotionally Intelligent, and Influentially Leveraged. Our students serve in churches, nonprofits, para-churches, and businesses across the United States and around the world.

Our learning model emphasizes a Biblical Theology approach (overview of all 66 books of the Bible), an emphasis on emotional wellness (experiential learning and processing), and practical training in regard to leveraging one's influence (leading oneself, building healthy teams, strategic planning, systems development).

Our learning model also provides opportunities to lead in greater Kansas City community and around the world by emphasizing God's heart for the "least of these" and "least-reached people groups."

Our institute is a two-year program that meets a total of 18 weekends (one weekend a month). The cost per year is $500 + books.

ALLI partners with Spurgeon College and Calvary University of Kansas City, Missouri. The curriculum includes reading, written assignments, tests, and team projects.

Teaching Faculty/Facilitators:
Phil Hopper, Lead Pastor
Dr. Jeff Cox, Wellness Pastor
Krystal Dunahee, ALLI Coordinator
Steve Brown, Blue Springs Campus Pastor
Jeremy Brownlee, Family Pastor
Pastor Stephen Ray, MA Theology
Keith Bond, LPC, Counseling Director
Dr. Jon Thompson, LPC, Director of Peace Partnership
Dr. Lindsay Bonebrake, LPC, Professional Counselor

Other leaders serve as guest lecturers and facilitators throughout the program.

Applications are available on June 1 and will be accepted through July 15, 2020. Applicants will be notified by August 7 as to their acceptance into the ALLI program.