Competencies covered

Competency: CMTMIN401 Explain the application of Christian ethics to contemporary life issues

Element: 1. Identify the development of contemporary beliefs and practice

1.1 Define the relationship between specific theological beliefs and church practice
1.2 Identify influences that have shaped and developed theological understanding and church practice

Element: 2. Identify and explain theological issues relating to life and contemporary society

2.1 Identify connections between Christian theology and contemporary ethics on a given issue or topic
2.2 Explore theological issues and their ethical impact using a variety of sources
2.3 Consider the application of different viewpoints to a given issue or topic

Element: 3. Outline ethical implications for contemporary living or ministry society

3.1 Identify the application of Christian ethics and the use of personal conscience in a specific situation
3.2 Discuss the implications for ethical living as applied to a specific practical situation

Unit Description

This unit applies to individuals who need to explain and apply Christian ethics to contemporary life issues within a Christian community.


Collecting and preparing information for appropriate use in a given setting.
Identifying relationships between theology and ethics.
The implications of different ethical issues.
Contemporary ethics and social issues.

Unit offerings

Face to face: (Demand based)

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand, regulatory requirements, continual improvement processes or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.