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Church Planting (Cross-Cultural)
SEMESTER 2 2021
Thursday Daytime Unit
EM026-612/712/812 + EM205-912 (Capstone)
Are you interested in helping a church, or cluster of churches, come into being where they don’t yet exist, and especially where Christ is not known? This unit will help you develop a biblical framework for church planting. We’ll wrestle with the whys, whats, and hows of starting churches from scratch.
We’ll focus on planting churches among people and in places where there are few or no churches. You’ll discover a wide variety of models, approaches, and tools for planting churches, explore some of the issues and questions that arise in each stage of church planting, and develop a strategy for church planting in a specific context of your choice.
Lecturer: Jonathan James
AQF level: 6/7/8
Lecture Mode: hybrid*
Times: Thursdays 2.10pm-3.00pm + 3.00pm-3.55pm + 4.00pm-4.50pm
Dates: 15, 22, 29 July; 5, 19, 26 August; 2, 9 September; 7, 14, 28 October; 4 November 2021 (Exam period = 11-22 November)
Location: Croydon Campus, 43 Badminton Road, Croydon 2132
Credit Points and Costs:
AEM026 = 36hrs - Audit (no assessments) - $390 on-campus*/$351 off-campus*
EM026-612 = 12cp (1 unit) - DipTh, AssocDeg, BMin, BTh - $2520
EM026-712 = 12cp (1 unit) - BMin, BTh - $2520
EM026-812 = 12cp (1 unit) - GDDiv, MDiv, MTS - $2520
EM205-912 = 12cp (1 unit) Capstone - MDiv, MTS - $2520
*2021 LECTURE MODES:
On-Campus: units in this mode are delivered face-to-face in the classroom only, with a limit on numbers (for Covid safety).
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 (limited face-to-face numbers) and off-campus (live online) concurrently.