Details for Pentecostal Worldview

The significant role of the Holy Spirit has often been understated or neglected throughout History. Pentecostalism is distinctive in its acknowledgement of the significant and critical role of the Holy Spirit in every context of life. This Subject highlights the activity of the Holy Spirit through both Testaments in Scripture, history, doctrines, and practice and seeks to encourage an orientation to the Holy Spirit within church and society.

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: THE002
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Grant Buchanan


The following courses are prerequisites:

Awards offering Pentecostal Worldview

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

Unit Content


  1. Describe a theology of the Holy Spirit and identify the gifts of the Spirit
  2. Model and promote Pentecostal spirituality
  3. Discuss contemporary issues that rise from Pentecostal teaching and practice
  4. Interpret and summarise understandings of spiritual formation in Pentecostalism.

Subject Content

  1. Biblical and historical foundations
  2. Pentecostal distinctives
  3. Spiritual formation
  4. The issue of ‘backsliding’
  5. Baptism in the Holy Spirit
  6. Pentecostal worship

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face to face on site
  • E-learning (online)
  • Intensive (One week: 7 hours per day for 5 days = 35 class hours + approx 85 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

  • Weekly Tests (30%)
  • Presentation (30%)
  • Essay (40%)