Units (Subjects)

These are the individual units of study currently available.

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Evening Study

Jesus and the Gospels (NT301/501)

Australian College of Theology Unit Foundational Unit

2019 Semester 1 Monday Evening Unit - Northern Beaches Centre

**SPECIAL REDUCED AUDIT RATE ON THIS UNIT**
Being a Christian involves ‘following’ the Lord Jesus, not around Galilee and Judea, but in the course of our daily lives. The four Gospels provide four different records of what Jesus said and did. They are the foundation for knowing and understanding what he has done for us, as well as what he said about God and his will. If we really want to ‘follow’ Jesus, if we really want to be salt and light in our world, then the Gospels need to be our regular reading matter...

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New Testament Greek (LA004A)

Australian College of Theology Unit Foundational Unit

2019 Semester 1 Monday Evening Unit

In this unit you are introduced to and given experience in reading the language in which the New Testament was written. This prepares you to read straightforward parts of the Greek New Testament for yourself, be equipped for consulting New Testament commentaries based on the Greek text and reading books which discuss or refer to Greek words and expressions. New Testament Greek is a prerequisite for study of degree New Testament units with Greek exegesis in the Bachelor of Theology and Master of Divinity...

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Christianity in History to 1550 (CH301)

Australian College of Theology Unit Foundational Unit

2019 Semester 1 Tuesday Evening Unit

**SPECIAL REDUCED AUDIT RATE ON THIS UNIT**
Who I am is very much a product of my personal history and experiences. The same can be said of families, people groups, even whole countries. As Christians, we have a shared collective history of thought and experiences that make up who the church is today. Church History not only helps us to understand ourselves, but it also reminds us how God has sovereignly worked throughout the centuries...

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Spiritual Formation for Professional Ministries (PC408/608)

Australian College of Theology Unit

2019 Semester 1 Tuesday Evening Unit

**SPECIAL REDUCED AUDIT RATE ON THIS UNIT**
Competence and charisma often outstrip character in Christian leaders. However, what God primarily requires of Christian leaders in Scripture is character. That’s because leadership in God’s church is to be exercised by those who are first and foremost, followers of Jesus Christ. We can only serve as leaders if we are disciples of THE leader, Jesus Christ...

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Hot Topics (CU01)

2019 Semester 1 Wednesday Evening Unit

This series of 10 lectures is for all Christians who want to apply biblical wisdom as they confront life's complex issues.

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Christianity in History to 1550 (CH501)

Australian College of Theology Unit Foundational Unit

2019 Semester 1 Thursday Evening Unit

**SPECIAL REDUCED AUDIT RATE ON THIS UNIT**
Who I am is very much a product of my personal history and experiences. The same can be said of families, people groups, even whole countries. As Christians, we have a shared collective history of thought and experiences that make up who the church is today. Church History not only helps us to understand ourselves, but it also reminds us how God has sovereignly worked throughout the centuries...

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Early New Testament Church (NT302/502)

Australian College of Theology Unit Foundational Unit

2019 Semester 2 Monday Evening Unit - Northern Beaches Centre

**SPECIAL REDUCED AUDIT RATE ON THIS UNIT**
The church is far from perfect; whether we have in mind the early church or the church today. How did the church get started? What issues did those first Christians struggle with? How did God use his people to spread the light of the gospel from its beginnings in Judea and Jerusalem to the very heart of the Roman Empire?...

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New Testament Greek (LA004B)

Australian College of Theology Unit Prerequisite: LA004A

2019 Semester 2 Monday Evening Unit

In this unit you are introduced to and given experience in reading the language in which the New Testament was written. This prepares you to read straightforward parts of the Greek New Testament for yourself, be equipped for consulting New Testament commentaries based on the Greek text and reading books which discuss or refer to Greek words and expressions...

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Christianity in History from 1550 (CH302)

Australian College of Theology Unit Foundational Unit

2019 Semester 2 Tuesday Evening Unit

**SPECIAL REDUCED AUDIT RATE ON THIS UNIT**
We can only properly make sense of our present if we understand our past. Our numerous Protestant denominations only make sense if we understand the Reformation of the 16th century. Whether we identify ourselves as modern or post modern, we are indebted to the Enlightenment of the 18th century. Our ability to understand the American Presidential race depends in part on how we well we have grasped the rise of fundamentalism in the 19th century...

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Pauline Theology and Romans (Greek) (NT435/635)

Australian College of Theology Unit Pre/co-requisite: NT302/502, LA004A/B

2019 Semester 2 Wednesday Evening Unit

The apostle Paul was one of the most zealous evangelists and clearest thinkers in the early church. What we know about him comes from the Acts of the Apostles and from the letters that make up a large part of our New Testament. Our world is fast becoming as pagan as it was in Paul’s time. With individual Christians and churches exhibiting many of the problems that he addressed, his letters are of crucial importance to the modern church. They enable us to respond to those issues in a godly and courageous way, and remain faithful to Christ and his gospel in our own age...

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Children’s Ministry Skills (DM222)

Australian College of Theology Unit

2019 Semester 2 Wednesday Evening Unit

**SPECIAL REDUCED AUDIT RATE ON THIS UNIT**
This is a unit of learning and practical skills related to the planning and conduct of effective children’s ministry. Areas of study include: skills and techniques for communicating with children; pastoral care of children and families; children and worship; children’s ministry teams; training children for ministry; group management of children; duty of care requirements...

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Christianity in History from 1550 (CH502)

Australian College of Theology Unit Foundational Unit

2019 Semester 2 Thursday Evening Unit

**SPECIAL REDUCED AUDIT RATE ON THIS UNIT**
We can only properly make sense of our present if we understand our past. Our numerous Protestant denominations only make sense if we understand the Reformation of the 16th century. Whether we identify ourselves as modern or post modern, we are indebted to the Enlightenment of the 18th century. Our ability to understand the American Presidential race depends in part on how we well we have grasped the rise of fundamentalism in the 19th century...

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Pastoral Skills and Methods (PC203/403)

Australian College of Theology Unit

2019 Semester 2 Thursday Evening Unit

**SPECIAL REDUCED AUDIT RATE ON THIS UNIT**
Christian ministry is grounded in God’s love for people in the gospel of Jesus Christ. That means Christian ministry is necessarily about loving and caring for people, so that they love, trust and look to Christ. Ministry to people can be challenging at the best of times, and especially when people are faced with crisis such as relationship breakdown, death, mental illness or domestic violence...

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