Disciplines of Spiritual Formation

The unit Disciplines of Spiritual Formation provides students with an opportunity to focus from personal and leadership perspectives on the role of spiritual disciplines in Christian spiritual formation.  Students will develop theological and practical insights into developing an integrated rule of life and an appreciation of its effects for apprenticeship into Kingdom living.

Study Level



Christian Life and Ministry

Sub Discipline

Christian Spirituality

Credit Points






Learning Outcomes

At the end of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Analytically review the biblical foundations of spiritual disciplines.
  2. Assess the principles and practice of the classical spiritual disciplines in terms of their contemporary relevance.
  3. Evaluate the role of spiritual disciplines in the process of Christian spiritual formation and leadership development.
  4. Apply theological and practical insights to the development of an integrated rule of life for self and others.
  5. Develop a program by which an integrated rule of life may transform service and leadership by using appropriate methodologies in the discipline of spiritual formation.
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