Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, the student will be able to:

Unit Description

This unit specifically deals with the sorts of factors and issues that need to be taken into account for a church to move into line with its designated purpose; from inward orientation and concern with self, to outward and servant oriented living.

  1. Western context of hostility to and decline of the church.
  2. Congregational assessment, audit and discernment tools.
  3. Congregational transformation consultancy processes.
  4. Healthy leaders/ healthy congregational systems.
  5. Cultural diversity and celebrating all ages, all cultures, all stages of faith.
  6. Spiritual renewal and discipleship systems.
  7. Community ministry and bridging the gap to faith-sharing.
  8. Strategic partnerships with government, business, non-profits and Christian agencies.
  9. Leadership and change management.
  10. Case studies of urban congregational transformation.

Teaching Strategies

Unit offerings

Face to face: Summer, 2023 and Summer, 2026 (Every 3rd Year, Summer)

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.