Units (Subjects)

Personal and Spiritual Formation for Christian Ministry

AQF: 6/7/8/9 hybrid

Thursday Evening Unit

PC076-612/712/812 + PC206-912 (Specialised Studies)

Powerful cultural forces seek to form our desires and choices. A pivotal biblical text insists, “Do not be conformed … be transformed”. How are we formed? Counter-formed? Transformed … for faithful living, godly ministry, wise leadership?

This unit delves into formational practices for disciples of Christ who long to make a difference in churches, workplaces, and families. We will explore human identity, self-care, conflict, power dynamics, stress, burnout, spiritual warfare, addictive patterns, complex relationships, and so much more.

Lecturer: Rod Thompson and Jasmine Lee
AQF level: 6/7/8/9
Lecture Mode: hybrid*
Prerequisite: PC206-912 = 48 level 8 credit points + 24 PC credit points
Times: Thursdays 6.45pm–9.30pm
Dates: 9, 16, 23 February; 9, 16, 23 March; 27 April; 4, 11, 25 May; 1, 8 June 2023 (Exam period = 19–26 June)
Location: Croydon Campus, 43 Badminton Road, Croydon 2132 + online via Zoom
Credit Points:
APC076 = 36hrs - Audit (no assessments)
PC076-612 = 12 credit points (1 unit) – DipTh, AssocDeg, BMin, BTh, BDiv
PC076-712 = 12 credit points (1 unit) – BMin, BTh, BDiv
PC076-812 = 12 credit points (1 unit) – GDDiv, MMin, MDiv, MTS
PC206-912 = 12 credit points (1 unit) Specialised Studies - MMin, MDiv, MTS
Tuition Fees:
Audit = $420 on-campus*/$378 off-campus*
AQF unit levels 5-7 (12 credit points) = $2,679 (Overseas student = $3,087)
AQF unit levels 8-9 (12 credit points) = $2,802 (Overseas student = $3,228)
For further details see Costs

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