The Certificate of Justice Poverty and Development focuses on the fullness of biblical justice. Formulating a biblical response to some of the most important issues in the world today.
Justice is not only good works, it is also essential to our knowledge of God and our understanding of what it means to be fully human.
The Certificate of Justice Poverty and Development prepares you to make a real difference in the world we live in. It engages issues such as justice, poverty, aid & development.
The Certificate of Justice Poverty and Development is biblical training on issues of social importance.
This course describes the skills and knowledge necessary to develop an appropriate response to contemporary justice issues inherent to Christian ministry.
Tim has a particular interest in the environmental challenges of the twenty-first century and how Christian faith informs a response to these. His specific area of passion is African wildlife conservation but my concern extends to the entire planet and all the delicate ecosystems on which we depend for our existence. Tim recently led Riverview Church (Western Australia).
This course is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge required to evaluate efforts to deal with poverty, participate in aid and development and advocate for the aid and development cause from biblical and experiential perspectives.
Senior Technical Advisor for Better Care Network Rebecca has 18 years of experience in international development and child protection. Her work has included a strong focus on advocacy, deinstitutionalisation, family-based care and community-led development. Rebecca also co-founded and co-chairs ReThink Orphanages Network in Australia. Prior to her role with BCN, Rebecca was the Joint CEO of ACC International (ACCI) where she founded ACCI’s child rights and deinstitutionalisation program, Kinnected. Under Rebecca’s leadership, the Kinnected program supported the transition of over 65 residential care centres and the development of family-based care and community-based child and family welfare services in 12 countries. Rebecca also spent 11 years in Cambodia where she supported the development of the country’s first formal family-based care program. She also established an extensive network of family strengthening projects in rural communities to prevent family separation and child institutionalisation. Rebecca holds a Master’s Degree in International Development, and a Graduate Certificate in Missiology and Anthropology.
CEO of ZOE Foundation David is passionate about the rescue and long-term well being of children, he and his wife Andrea along with their children, moved to Thailand in 2010 to become field workers with ZOE Thailand on a volunteer basis. Managing Child Protection, David works to ensure that all the children at ZOE are continually looked after and protected in the best possible way. He trains staff, volunteers, visitors and the children, on an ongoing basis, about relevant safety and protection issues. David also oversees the implementation of projects and programs funded by ZOE Foundation Australia to assist in the task of combating human trafficking. Prior to joining ZOE, David owned and managed a business in Melbourne, Australia. For 16 years, he used his position in business to practically and financially support Australian children, through specialised children’s camps and foster care. He was also a volunteer foster care parent for children in need of respite, emergency care, and short-term placements. David graduated with a Commerce degree with majors in Management and Marketing at Deakin University. David functions in dual roles as CEO of ZFA and a field worker in Thailand. David currently earns a salary from ZFA that is drawn from both designated donations and other funds from ZFA.
Nathan is currently serving as the National Fundraising Manager, Prison Fellowship Australia.
Following the completion of his Bachelor of Arts (Biblical Studies), Matthew assumed the Vocational Education Course Supervisor role with Harvest Bible College
This course is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge required to analyse and engage Christian justice networks in order to appropriately align with them and with a community’s needs.
Nils is a freelance writer from Melbourne, Australia. He has a conviction that Jesus is relevant to all of life: our politics, economics, personal lives, everything. In his little spare time he loves reading, theology, politics, sports, and spending time with friends.
All assessment tasks must be completed to be certified