This unit provides the student with biblical and theological foundations for working with children. The place of children in the life, mission and ministry of the church will be explored. The unit will look at discipleship as a paradigm for working with children. Developmental stages, learning styles, faith development, cultural contexts and duty of care are also explored.
Unit Code: DP9703B
Unit Level: Postgraduate Elective
Unit Discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies
Delivery Mode: Online
Proposing College: Eva Burrows CollegeShow when this Unit is running
Articulate biblical and theological foundations for ministry with children.
Discuss the place of children within the life, mission and ministry of the church.
Critique the notion of discipleship as a paradigm for working with children.
Evaluate the relevant dynamics that apply when developing and evaluating resources for children.
Develop a framework to critique and monitor approaches to children’s ministry.
Lectures, readings, videos, discussions, online forums
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2,500 seminar paper
4,500 word integrative essay
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 20 Jul, 2017
Unit Record last updated: 2019-09-20 08:20:36 +1000