12th August| $400
This highly anticipated course looks at the principles and practices of Church Planting in the 21st Century. Take this unit for credit towards one of our degrees or attend as an audit student where you participate fully and all the course materials are yours to keep.
Join Nigel and Simon as they share their extensive knowledge and experience in growing God’s kingdom in new and exciting ways. Explore biblical perspectives, models, and strategies for church planting as well as understand the practicalities of feasibility studies, personnel, and the stages of the church planting process. Evaluate case studies that have used different models to suit different cultural settings. Walk away with the knowledge and skills to commence the journey into Church Planting.
Biblical perspectives on church planting, movement dynamics and institutional considerations, personal and personnel issues in church planting, models of church planting, stages and strategies in church planting and church planting case studies (including hearing from current practitioners who are actively planting churches). The unit will also engage the dynamics of regenerating declining congregations.
This 5-day course will be run in 2 blocks
- Thu 12th & Fri 13th August
- Mon-Wed 8th, 9th & 10th November
Nigel Rogers is the Dean of Formation and Dispersed Learning at Trinity College Queensland who is also currently planting a new faith community on the Sunshine Coast.
Simon Gomersall is Trinity’s Lecturer in Historical and Contemporary Mission. Simon is currently lecturing half-time at Trinity whilst also working half-time to regenerate Graceville Uniting Church.
- $400 audit (5 days onsite)
- $400 (5 days live-stream) an email will be sent with details for live-streaming