Units (Subjects)

Spiritual Formation for Cross-Cultural Settings

AQF: 6/7/8/9, hybrid

SEMESTER 1 2023
Wednesday Daytime Unit

EM017-612/712/812 + EM205-912(Capstone)

Cross-cultural ministry can shape us to be more like our Lord Jesus. Unfortunately, it can also be a difficult and discouraging journey. This is often due to the extra challenges of living and serving away from our normal supports of family, friends and church; being out of our comfort zone in unfamiliar cultures where we struggle as linguistic toddlers; and confronting entrenched spiritual forces that are dogged in opposing the discipling of the nations.

This unit’s aim is to help us develop attitudes, habits and approaches which can turn these many challenges of cross-cultural ministry into opportunities for continuing spiritual growth and transformation; rather than being experiences that discourage and intimidate us, causing us to be unfruitful or even to prematurely pull out. We pray that this unit will help catalyse and deepen a lifelong transformative process of learning, moulding and growth into the increased Christ-likeness which will enable sustained and faithful cross-cultural ministry.

Lecturer: Jonathan James
AQF level: 6/7/8/9
Lecture Mode: hybrid*
Prerequisite: EM205-912 = 48 level 8 credit points + 12 level 8 (or higher) EM credit points
Times: Wednesdays 2.20pm–3.10pm + 3.15pm–4.05pm + 4.10pm–5.00pm
Dates: 8, 15, 22 February; 8, 15, 22 March; 26 April; 3, 10, 24, 31 May; 7 June 2023 (Exam period = 19-26 June)
Location: Croydon Campus, 43 Badminton Road, Croydon 2132
Credit Points:
AEM017 = 36hrs - Audit (no assessments)
EM017-612 = 12 credit points (1 unit) – DipTh, AssocDeg, BMin, BTh, BDiv
EM017-712 = 12 credit points (1 unit) – BMin, BTh, BDiv
EM017-812 = 12 credit points (1 unit) - GDDiv, MMin, MDiv, MTS
EM205-912 = 12 credit points (1 unit) Capstone - 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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*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.

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