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DL1198B Worship and Preaching: Essentials

  • Unit Code & NameDL1198B Worship and Preaching: Essentials
  • Cross CodeDA1198B
  • DescriptionThis unit is designed to give the student an introduction to the theology and practice of public ministry in a local church setting.

    Attention is given, in particular, to the development of skills and conceptual understanding that will support the development of effective worship leading and biblical communication.
  • FieldD - Theology: Mission and Ministry
  • DisciplineDL - Liturgy
  • Unit Points18
  • LevelUndergraduate Level 1
  • Semester1, 2019
  • Delivery ModeIntensive
  • DateFebruary 11 - 22, 9.30am to 3.00pm. There are no classes on Wednesdays and the weekend.
    Campus | 100 Maidstone St, Ringwood
  • Lecturer(s) Adam Couchman
  • PrerequisitesNil
  • Learning ActivitiesLecturers and workshops
  • Assessments1 x 1,000 word book review - 20%
    1 x 1,500 word annotated worship or preaching outline - 40%
    1 x 1,500 Word integrative essay - 40%
  • Learning OutcomesUpon successful completion of this unit, it is expected that students will be able to:

    1. Describe a number of worship "styles" and preaching methods, assessing their distinctives.
    2. Identify key components of a worship service and the relationship of these components to the overall structure.
    3. Develop and articulate a theology of worship and preaching.
    4. Outline and employ the principles of worship planning and leadership, and evaluate their effectiveness.
    5. Design appropriate resources for biblical communication, using introductory hermeneutical principles and homiletical skills for use in a congregational setting.