Understanding the core doctrines of the Christian faith is one thing…communicating them to children and young people is another! How would you prepare a children’s talk for Trinity Sunday? Is a clip from the Terminator a good illustration of Jesus’ humanity? Is a youth group church? Will my pet go to heaven?
Through the lens of a number of historical Creeds, this unit gives students undertaking a one year course the opportunity to lay down some theological foundation stones for the rest of their lives and ministry. In a cohort of fellow Children’s and Youth Ministry students, and with CYM tutors, this unit combines the learning materials of the Online unit with on-campus tutorial discussion.
This four credit point unit extends over two semesters and requires online participation alongside weekly tutorials held on Thursday afternoons.
The purpose of this unit is to give students an overview of the central doctrines of the Christian faith following the outline given in the Creeds. It is designed to provide a theological outline for students.
On completion of this unit, a student will be able to: