M8160
Gospel, Culture, and Communication in Australia and New Zealand

The unit Gospel, Culture, and Communication in Australia and New Zealand examines the cultural, social, theological, and biblical foundations for communicating the gospel in contemporary Australia and New Zealand. It explores relevant missional theories and strategies for proclamation in societies that do not always welcome the gospel.

Study Level

Postgraduate

Discipline

Christian Life and Ministry

Sub Discipline

Mission

Credit Points

9

Prerequisites

Nil

Exclusions

Nil

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. analyse and determine the core of the Christian gospel to be communicated in any context
  2. Examine the cultural and societal factors within the Australian/New Zealand context which will resist the proclamation of the Christian gospel.
  3. investigate, analyse, and creatively appropriate Australian/New Zealand culture and history to locate relevant redemptive analogies suitable for communicating the Christian gospel
  4. using a range of strategies, present clear and coherent accounts of the Christian gospel within the Australian/New Zealand context and assess the relative merits of each approach
  5. apply the lessons learned from the unit to create an evangelistic strategy/program for use in their ministry context.
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