Unit Summaries

God’s Big Story

CMTTHE403 – Compare and present information on a theological theme or issue.
While the Bible is made up of many books and letters, it holds themes that run through the Bible which are very important to understanding God and His purposes for the world. This Unit traces the most important theme of salvation through the OT and NT, while exploring other important themes as well. This unit will help you begin to form a solid biblical theology.

Engaging with Scripture

CMTTHE402 Interpret theological data.
Practical skills in how to use and interpret the Bible are acquired in this unit, including topics where did the Bible come from, what was the context and setting of the Bible, how do we apply it to today’s cultures. A focus of this unit will be the study of the book of Philippians and the Psalms. You will learn how to lead a Bible study.


CMTTHE404 – Compare and apply new theological insights
Our most important call is to follow Jesus. This unit helps the student to apply the teachings of Jesus to life and ministry through a study of the Gospel of Mark. Further reflection is given to personal information which considers the spiritual disciplines of a faithful disciple.

Knowing God

CMTTHE401- Interpret & discuss Christian Scripture and Theology.
This unit introduces the student to the foundational beliefs of the Christian faith. Topics include, God, the Trinity, the Person of Jesus, the work of Jesus, the Holy Spirit, Church and the Spiritual world.

Christian Ethics

CMTMIN401 Explain the application of Christian ethics to contemporary life issues.
This unit covers a number of ethical issues that we are confronted with today from a biblical perspective, with Jesus’ teachings central to our considerations.

Telling God’s Story (clustered unit)

CMTMIN402 – Communicate theological information
BSBCMM411- Make presentations
This subject will help us grow in skills of sharing God’s story and our story both in our context and cross-culturally. Different tools will be practiced, including a consideration of the 3D gospel – Guilt/Innocence, Honour/Shame, Fear/Power. The idea of running disciple making Growth Groups and discipling others will be explored and practiced.

Working with Diversity in Healthy Teams (clustered unit), including a ministry placement

CHCDIV00l Work with Diverse Peoples
MSMSUP106 Work in a Team
This unit helps students to identify and develop skills for learning about and working with people who are different or from other cultures. We consider the idea of Cultural Intelligence. Team life is explored and what makes for a great team member working on a multi-cultural team. This unit requires a ministry placement for practice and reflection in a real life ministry situation.