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


Analyse primary interrelationships between ministry and mission.


Articulate a theology of vocation within ministry and mission


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


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


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

Unit sequence

This is a foundational unit of study 


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


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Book Review

Book Review (1500 words)

1500 30.0
Case Study

Case studies (1500 words)

1500 30.0

Major Essay (3000 words)

3000 40.0

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