Diploma of Ministry

This course has a prerequisite of a Cert IV in Ministry or DIP of Leadership in order to study. 

10648NAT Diploma of Ministry (Pastoral) is a nationally accredited qualification designed for those wanting to be equipped to care. It is practical and theological training on how to minister to those in need. It also teaches you how be moved with compassion to action as you are given the opportunity to make a difference in peoples lives. Join this course and be transformed as you gain greater understanding of yourself and those around you.

This course is also aimed at leaders who want to raise up, care for and influence a new generation of chaplains. Subjects can include providing pastoral supervision, working holistically with families and effective communication.

 

Some subjects may include:

Luke Acts

Luke-Acts is the two-volume work which tracks the movement from the ministry of Jesus through to the early church (and beyond!). This text is of great significance in the New Testament, and has been used by Pentecostals for over a century in our quest for recovering a truly biblical faith. This unit examines the narrative of Luke-Acts in a way that holds together the historical and theological foci, and seeks to equip you with a solid reading strategy for approaching these remarkable texts.

Leadership Skills

This unit describes the skills necessary for identifying leaders and developing leadership skills.

Pentecostal Worldview

This unit sets out dimensions of worldview specifically related to Pentecostal churches, and seeks to support and encourage an orientation to the Holy Spirit that is central to Pentecostal history.  It provides the skills necessary to model and teach this spiritual orientation to the church and society.

Ethics

This unit helps students to think through how they go about making ethical decisions.  It argues against legalism, and sets up a theological method of approaching ethics that prioritises grace and the power of the Spirit. It also facilitates guided reflection on personal morality and societal ethical issues. 

Volunteers

Describe historically and sociologically the role of volunteers in Australian and international community.  This includes analyse various theories and approaches to understanding volunteer motivation. Learn to describe key approaches and theories to volunteer management. You will also discuss the effective use of volunteers, including the value, costs and benefits of utilising a volunteer workforce. Identify key issues in the volunteer management and critically assess theoretically-based solutions. 

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