Introduction to Personal Formation

This unit promotes the foundation of self-awareness as pivotal to the development of deeply personal, faithful discipleship that equips the student for effective pastoral ministry to others.

Study Level



Christian Life and Ministry

Sub Discipline

Pastoral Theology

Credit Points




Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Outline a general knowledge of self-awareness as it applies to their own personal maturity exercised in a pastoral context;
  2. Interpret theologically their own personal developmental journey and its significance for their (actual or potential) pastoral role;
  3. Explore and analyse the outcomes of key spiritual disciplines within a pastoral vocation;
  4. Establish principles of accountability and transparency in the exercise of spiritual self- care;
  5. Develop principles and practices for the promotion of spiritual growth in others.
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