Units (Subjects)

Preaching for Today’s Church (SMP42/62)

Pre-requisites: PC447/647/CP01and CP02a

2018 Semester 2 Tuesday Daytime Unit

In our churches every week are people wrestling with life’s difficulties. The problems of death, disease, political unrest and terrorism create considerable angst and fear. In today’s church how do we address God’s people dealing with such turmoil? How do we communicate the timeless truths of the gospel and connect them with our broken world? How does Christ make a difference? In what ways do people best hear and understand these truths? How does the Bible speak to our deepest longings?

In ‘Preaching for Today’s Church’, we will explore ways of shepherding people as we lead through preaching. Building on the foundations of ‘Introduction to Preaching’ (PC447/647), this unit furthers our understanding of the medium of preaching by evaluating different styles of communication, how we understand the culture in which we preach, as well as reflecting on how to interpret and preach different parts of the Bible.

Location:
Croydon Campus, 43 Badminton Road, Croydon 2132

Time & Dates:
Tuesdays 2.10pm-4.50pm
17 July to 20 November 2018
Lecture breaks and exams are as per the College Calendar

Lecturers:
Malcolm Gill,  Jenny Salt and Janet Riley

Pre-requisites: PC447/647/CP01and CP02a

Exclusions: PC611 Preaching in the Christian Tradition and PC641 Communication Principles cannot be taken for credit if this unit has been completed.

Credit Points & Costs:
ASMP42 = 36hrs Audit (no assessments) – $720
CSMP42 = 36hrs Introductory Certificate in Christian Studies – $1008
SMP42 = 4cp - BTh – $2200
SMP62 = 4cp - MDiv – $2200

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