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Trinity Short Courses

Not everyone is ready or able to commit to degree-level study. That’s why Trinity also offers a number of short courses that are accessible to anyone, and which make minimal demands on time and money. We want everyone to have the opportunity to explore the Bible and figure out their faith. So if you’re unsure about full-time study, start here.

Aim:  Develop your skills for reading the Bible, whether this be for the purpose of your personal study, preaching, leading within your local church, or giving an account of your faith at home or at work.

Focus: Trinity Short Courses are designed to lead you gently into theological waters where you can get your feet wet without fear of drowning. You don’t need any prior theological education; you just need a healthy dose of curiosity. Do you want to learn where the Bible came from and why it remains relevant today? Are you interested in what makes a good sermon, or how you can discover and develop your skills in leadership? Whether you’re interested in Christian perspectives on science, society or the arts, Trinity Short Courses have something for you. So don’t be shy. Take a look at the courses below and get in touch with us!

Format:

Short Courses are comprised of five 2-hour lectures, taught fortnightly over a semester or as an intensive (6 hours) in regional learning hubs. If you are unable to get to our classrooms we can arrange for you to have online access to course materials and lecturers.

Cost: $70/short course

Our Short Courses

Old Testament

This short course provides an outline of the Old Testament (78% of the Christian Bible!), giving special attention to the way God’s purposes for creation and Israel are expressed. At…

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Christian Leadership

This course provides an overview of Christian Leadership with a particular exploration of the leadership example of Jesus. The material is designed to help students integrate biblical understanding, leadership theory and…

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New Testament

This short course introduces skills for reading the New Testament, with a special emphasis on improving how you might interpret it and explain it to other people (i.e. through preaching,…

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Theology

An introduction to the key developments in Christian thought about God and his relationship with his world. This short course will equip students with theological resources that sharpen how they…

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Preaching – Shaping the Word

This course focuses on various aspects of sermon construction, including how to choose texts and topics, how to draw meaning(s) from the text, and how to illustrate your content, as well as…

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