Leading Change in Ministry

The unit Leading Change in Ministry acknowledges that students live their lives in times of change and perform their work and ministry as agents of change for the sake of the gospel. It seeks to equip students to understand the dynamics of change in history, in institutions, and in their private lives. This unit seeks to equip students to approach change positively, and to grow their competence facilitating change in themselves, groups, and organisational settings.

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. Explain a model of how change is given effect using biblical, theological and social scientific resources
  2. Critique theories of how change initiatives are conceived, implemented and managed
  3. Lead change as a positive feature in their personal, work and/or ministry setting
  4. Facilitate change within themselves and assist others in their circle of influence to embrace and grow through change
  5. Explain their own critical appreciation of personal and organisational change as an opportunity for growth and service.
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