Details for Discipleship

This course unit offers the student an introduction to the philosophy of church health and management.


Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: MIN302
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Jeremy Weetman

Prerequisites

The following courses are prerequisites:

Awards offering Discipleship

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content

Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate an advanced knowledge of the biblical, historical and theological foundations of discipleship;
  2. Explain the importance of discipleship in the practice of Christian ministry;
  3. Analyse the process of growth in Christian maturity to identify key factors that can assist or impede;
  4. Critique models that show the phases involved in the process of growth in  Christian maturity;
  5. Explain the spiritual, interpersonal and social dynamics of discipleship within an Australian context;
  6. Critique various strategies of discipleship in contemporary congregations.

Subject Content

  1. Toward a definition of discipleship
  2. Historical view of discipleship
  3. Discipleship in the New Testament
  4. Spiritual disciplines
  5. Discipling new Christians
  6. Discipleship of children
  7. Towards a theology of discipleship

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face to Face (onsite)
  • Distance/E-learning (online)
  • Intensive (One week: 7 hours per day for 5 days = 35 class hours + approx 108 hours out of class time for research, writing, exam preparation and execution, ancillary activities associated with completion of assigned tasks)

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis College.

Assessment Methods

  • Major Essay (50%)
  • Book Review (20%)
  • Student Blog Reflection (30%)

Prescribed Text

  • Primary readings provided