Content

This unit provides a broad introduction to key aspects of mission and ministry. The unit investigates the following aspects: leadership, supervision, community, spiritual health, team dynamics, conflict and skill management. Students will learn methods of critical reflection, particularly with regard to theological and ministry dimensions of vocation and context.

Unit Code: DA8004S

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Foundational

Unit Discipline: Mission and Ministry

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Stirling Theological College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Analyse primary interrelationships between ministry and mission.

2.

Articulate a theology of vocation within ministry and mission

3.

Develop a contextually based theological reflection on a key ministry or mission case study

4.

Articulate the application of some key aspects of ministry (leadership, supervision, etc)

5.

Evaluate diverse theological responses to mission and ministry (related to a specific context).

Unit sequence:

This is a foundational unit of study 

Pedagogy

Rotating lecture input, group discussion, class plenary and further responses. Integration and reflection between practice and theory will be a major theme.

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

Book Review (1500 words)

30.0

Case studies (1500 words)

30.0

Major Essay (3000 words)

40.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 3 Aug, 2018

Unit Record last updated: 2019-05-31 08:20:44 +1000