Advanced Preaching Workshop C: Bible Teaching and Character Formation
The SMBC Centre for Preaching and Pastoral Ministry is committed to strengthening and refreshing preachers. We love deep and transformative biblical knowledge and want to seek it with you. We’re here to facilitate your growth in ministry competencies, personal effectiveness, cultural intelligence, and communication skills appropriate to our diverse and changing contexts.
The Centre offers a rolling series of Advanced Preaching Workshops. Together the 4 different workshops can combine to create a 12-credit unit with the Australian College of Theology (ACT) that can contribute to an award like a Graduate Certificate in Divinity, for example (each workshop is a 3 credit unit). The workshop format, made up of 5-6 hours on a Wednesday (in hybrid mode*), plus 2 follow up Zoom meetings, requires just 9 interactive teaching hours over a semester. We’re aiming for something deeper than a day conference but less daunting than a full ACT unit.
These workshops will bring something fresh to you as a preacher. They are interdisciplinary, combining the teaching of an experienced biblical preacher with experts in fields like literature, workplace theology, counselling and culture.
So if your preaching is getting a bit same-ish, these workshops might be just what you need. Take some time to connect with the unfathomable richness of God’s timeless word. Take some time to sharpen how you communicate it.
ADVANCED PREACHING WORKSHOP C: Bible Teaching and Character Formation
Biblical preaching is instrumental in growth in character. Deepen your grasp of the processes involved in this divine-human project.
Lecturers: Rev Dr Mal Gill and Miriam Chan
AQF level: 8
Lecture Mode: hybrid*
Enrol by Start Date: Monday 1 May 2023
Dates: Wednesday 17 May 2023 + 2 follow-up Zoom classes (9 hours in total)
Location: Croydon Campus, 43 Badminton Road, Croydon 2132
Credit Points: PC117-803 = 3 credit points (1/4 unit) - GCDiv, GDDiv, MTS, MDiv
Non- accredited option (certificate) = $297
ACT accredited option (3 credit points) = $700.50
For further details see Costs
Note: Class sizes will be limited. Short-term on-campus accommodation is also available for those from outside Sydney.
Also coming up are:
ADVANCED PREACHING WORKSHOP D: Bible Teaching, Culture and Meaning with Rev Dr Kirk Patston and Dr Laurel Moffatt (2023)
*2023 LECTURE MODES:
On-Campus: units in this mode are delivered face-to-face in the classroom only
Off-Campus: units in this mode are delivered live online-only, that is, a mix of online lectures, videos, activities and interaction with lecturers and fellow students.
Hybrid: units in this mode are delivered both on-campus and off-campus concurrently.