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Development & The Relationship Continuum

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The CDP Certification Program includes all seven of the Courses required to achieve your credential. If you are responsible for growing your ministry or help support its impact, then you won’t want to miss any of the essentials we have built into this program. You save on tuition! And your projects are given first priority by our Team. Click here for details and our risk-free guarantee: CDP Certification Program

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About this Course: Development & The Relationship Continuum

Development is all about relationship…because the Kingdom of God is about relationship. Your ministry will not lack resources when you focus on your relationships. Just as with people in love, relationships are on a continuum between the emotional and the sustainable. A relationship needs to be courted, managed, cared for, and strengthened. Knowing and acting on the stages of the Continuum is at the heart of helping people engage with your mission in meaningful ways.

We Want You To:

  • Learn the definition of Development.
  • Learn the stages of the Relationship Continuum ©.
  • Identify how best to engage people along the Continuum.
  • Learn what “critical groups and individuals” are and how to identify them for your ministry.
  • Plan how you will meaningfully connect with your “critical groups.”
  • Learn more effective ways to introduce people to your ministry.
  • Practice conversations about your ministry and experience when someone becomes a partner in the mission.

Personalized Feedback

A member of our expert CDP team will review all your submitted projects and provide personalized feedback on your progress. Every project uses your ministry as the example. We will help you refine, enhance, and strengthen your plans. Your Course Instructor is easily contacted through messaging whenever you have questions or need help.

Recognize Your Achievement

You will earn your Badge in Development & The Relationship Continuum when you successfully complete all assignments and projects in this Course. Gain your Certification by earning all seven of the Certified Development Professional Badges.

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Your Course tuition enrolls you in our moderated forum, the Global Development Network for one year,FREE!

Our Guarantee

If you aren’t satisfied within 14 days of enrolling, we will refund your tuition.

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There’s no better time than right now to build your ministry’s capacity through stronger, more meaningful relationships.

Development & The Relationship Continuum

Development is all about relationship. Learn how to more effectively engage people in your mission.