Units (Subjects)

Church Planting

AQF: 6/7/8/9, on-campus

Tuesday Daytime Unit

EM026-612/712/812 + EM205-912 (Capstone) + EM206-912 (Specialised Studies)

As we read Paul's missionary journeys in the book of Acts, we see that his ministry trips to cities resulted not just in people coming to faith, but in local churches being established.  Much of the New Testament consists of Paul writing to these churches. This dynamic has led many to agree with Tom Hale, a medical missionary to Nepal, who wrote, "The essential core ministry in missions is the winning of people to Christ and forming them into congregations—that is, evangelism and church planting."

In this unit we will be thinking theologically and practically about the why and how of church planting, especially where the church is not yet established.  We will address various models of church planting and the practical steps in seeing a church get established, all with a focus on how to help facilitate the multiplication of churches.  You will see in this unit that all believers are able to use their unique gifts, personalities, and abilities as part of a team in the church planting effort.

Lecturer: Dr Ed Grudier
AQF level: 6/7/8/9
Lecture Mode: on-campus*
Corequisites: 24 credit points of NT/OT/BB
Times: Tuesdays 2.20pm–3.10pm + 3.15pm–4.05pm + 4.10pm–5.00pm
Dates: 16, 23 July; 6, 13, 20 August; 3, 10, 17, 24 September; 15, 29 October; 5 November 2024 (Exam period = 18-22 November)
Location: Croydon Campus, 43 Badminton Road, Croydon 2132
Credit Points:
AEM026 = 36hrs - Audit (no assessments)
EM026-612= 12 credit points (1 unit) - DipCS, DipMin, DipTh, AdDipMin, AdDipTh, AssocDegMin, AssocDegTh, BMin, BTh, BDiv
EM026-712 = 12 credit points (1 unit) - BMin, BTh, BDiv
EM026-812 = 12 credit points (1 unit) - BMin/Th(Hons), GDDiv, MMin, MDiv, MICS, MTS
EM205-912 = 12 credit points (1 unit) Capstone - MMin, MDiv, MICS, MTS
EM206-912 = 12 credit points (1 unit) Specialised Studies - MMin, MDiv, MICS, MTS
Tuition Fees:
Audit = $445
AQF unit levels 5-7 (12 credit points) = $2,784 (Overseas student = $3,207)
AQF unit levels 8-9 (12 credit points) = $2,976 (Overseas student = $3,426)
For further details see Costs

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