Details for Women and Men in Christian Ministry

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: MIN231
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Jacqueline Grey


The following are prerequisites requirements:

Awards offering Women and Men in Christian Ministry

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

Unit Content


  1. Critically evaluate the sociological and religious factors affecting gender roles throughout church history;
  2. Discuss the role of the bible in the current debate over women in ministry and leadership;
  3. Analyse the contexts in which egalitarian leaders operate in churches. This includes particular focus on Pentecostal contexts;
  4. Examine the place of women and men working together in contemporary church ministries;
  5. Demonstrate a broad knowledge of key Christian women and men, across historical and cultural boundaries, that have influenced the perception of shared ministry; 
  6. Construct a personal philosophy of egalitarian ministry.

Subject Content

  • Biblical foundations of egalitarian ministry
  • The role of women and men in contemporary society
  • Feminism and women’s movement’s
  • Theological and charismatic perspectives on egalitarian ministry
  • Women in the formation and growth of Australian Pentecostalism
  • Challenges and possibilities for egalitarian ministry

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)
  • Extensive

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

Assessment Methods

  • Major Essay (50%)
  • Interveiw Analysis (30%)
  • Forum Discussion (20%)

Prescribed Text

Primary readings provided