Diploma of Ministry and Theology (Church Ministry)
The Diploma of Ministry and Theology has been carefully crafted to help you know God, people, yourself and your context. It intentionally balances sound teaching with day-to-day application in every discipline explored.
|Duration:||Part-time over 2 years|
|Pathways:||Provides entry into the Bachelor of Arts (Ministry) with partial transfer of credit.
Upon completion of the Diploma in Ministry and Theology, 8 units can be credited into the Harvest Bachelor of Arts (Ministry) (i.e. equivalent to 1/3 of the 24 unit Bachelor programs).
The Diploma of ministry and Theology includes ministry best practices, social dynamics and self awareness, biblical studies, theology and will develop numerous skills needed for multiple ministry expressions.
The course consists of 12 units that will run part-time over a period of two years. Students will complete 6 units per year. Its flexibility enables it to fit into any church schedule. Students will have access to our large online library and other training resources. It will also give students a one-year advance standing in Harvest’s three year Bachelor Degree program.
“Studying with Harvest has been very impacting. I have grown in God, my knowledge of Scripture and preparation for life and ministry. I think it would be virtually impossible to do what I have been doing, and what God is calling me to do, without my time at Harvest.”
– Luke Kefford, Dip(Ministry)
1st year units of study:
- The Biblical Narrative
- The Formation of Self
- Placement: Paradigms of Service
- Emotional Intelligence and Productive Teams
- Our Place in God’s Narrative
- Placement: Personal Evolution within Ministry
2nd year units of study:
- Pastoral Care
- Authentic Leadership
- Engaging the Scriptures
- Organisational Management
- Theology: God and Humanity
- Placement: Longevity in Ministry