P7216
Personal Growth and Youth Ministry

The unit Personal Growth and Youth Ministry enables the student to appreciate balanced ministry, by establishing healthy ministry patterns to combat unrealistic expectations and burnout in youth ministry.  The unit guides students to develop the necessary professional and personal tools for sustaining ministry to youth.

Study Level

Undergraduate

Discipline

Christian Life and Ministry

Sub Discipline

Pastoral Theology

Credit Points

9

Prerequisites

Nil

Exclusions

Nil

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Determine healthy ministry patterns that underpin sustainable youth ministry within a Christian context
  2. Analyse factors contributing to leadership burnout in youth ministry and suggest practical methods of mitigation and/or prevention
  3. Evaluate recent literature on youth ministry in relation to personal leadership development and practice
  4. Critically assess the leadership issues around caring for, resourcing and developing volunteers.
  5. Apply balanced life principles to assist youth ministry and personal leadership growth.
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