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.
Articulate biblical and theological foundations for working with children.
Discuss the place of children within the life, mission and ministry of the church.
Critically reflect on discipleship as one paradigm for working with children.
Design and evaluate resources for mission and ministry with children that reflect an understanding of developmental stages and duty of care.
Develop a framework to evaluate approaches to children’s ministry.
Lectures, readings, videos, discussions, online forums
1,000 word critical book review
Class presentation 15 minutes (equivalent to 1,000 words)
3,000 word preparation and evaluation of resources
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2017
Unit Record last updated: 2019-06-06 11:42:23 +1000