Bible Teaching and Everyday Dilemmas
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Personal and Spiritual Formation for Christian Ministry
SEMESTER 1 2023
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 with tutors: Kristen Young and Yane Damanik
AQF level: 6/7/8/9
Lecture Mode: hybrid*
Prerequisite: PC206-912 = 48 level 8 credit points with 24 credit points in PC
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
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 - MDiv, MTS
Fees to be made available soon
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*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.