This unit provides an introductory framework for pastoral theology and ministry. Biblical and theological foundations for pastoral ministry and pastoral care are explored. People helping skills and practice are reviewed through the lens of pastoral ministry. Students will be helped to develop their understanding of self and others through structured experiences and reflection.
Unit Code: DP8704B
Unit Level: Postgraduate Foundational
Unit Discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies
Delivery Mode: Online
Proposing College: Eva Burrows CollegeShow when this Unit is running
Articulate the biblical and theological foundations for pastoral ministry.
Assess the place of pastoral care within the overall ministry of the church.
Demonstrate and evaluate effective helping skills for pastoral ministry and pastoral care.
Reflect theologically and personally on an understanding of self and others.
Critically evaluate approaches to pastoral care to aid implementation of a model within a local ministry setting.
Lectures, discussions, practical exercises, videos, online forums
1,500 word essay
2,000 written verbatim and critique
2,500 word integrative essay
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 31 Dec, 2017
Unit Record last updated: 2019-11-15 14:27:25 +1100