Rev Dr Dean O’Keefe
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment , Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training , Doctor of Ministry , Master of Theology , Bachelor of Theology , Bachelor of Education


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Rev Dr Dean O’Keefe
Academic and Student Services Officer - Adelaide Campus; HDR Program Officer

Dean is a member of the Faculty of Theology and School of Vocational Education and Training and specialises in the following areas: Biblical Studies , Children , Christian Spirituality , Leadership , Ministry , New Testament , Theology , Youth .

Biography

Dean is a devout Queenslander, the son of a preacher man, the husband of one wife (Lisa) and father of four children. He completed a Bachelor of Education (Secondary), teaching for 2.5 years before moving to Sydney in 2001 to commence a Bachelor of Theology. Dean was involved in youth ministry leadership for over a decade and served as a youth pastor for two years before joining the team at AC. He has served as children's pastor for several years, was the State Chaplain for Rangers Australia NSW, and completed a Doctor of Ministry with AGTS, Evangel University in 2018.

Research Interests

New Testament (Faith in James)

Spiritual Formation

Children and Youth Ministry

Pentecostal Education

Academic Qualifications

2010

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (Macquarie Business Training Centre)
Dissertation Title TAE40110

2005

Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training (Universal Education and Training)
Dissertation Title BSZ40198

2018

Doctor of Ministry (Evangel University)
Dissertation Title Pentecostal Pedagogy

2010

Master of Theology (Sydney College of Divinity)

2004

Bachelor of Theology (Sydney College of Divinity)

1998

Bachelor of Education (Griffith University)

Selected Publications

O'Keefe, Dean (2017). Pentecostal Pedagogy. Paper presented at the ACHEA 2017, Sydney, .

O'Keefe, Dean (2002). Armstrong, Norman Lloyd (1917-2011). Australasian Dictionary of Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements, . | Link to journal

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