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Ministry MasterClass

Online Ministry Masterclass Course by Axx Ministry

Ministry MasterClass Subscription Overview

The Ministry MasterClass is designed for pastors and leaders in ministry who are looking for self-paced personal and ministry development in a reflective atmosphere.

In the Ministry MasterClass there are no exams or essays. MasterClasses utilise a Reflective Learning methodology. This allows experienced ministers and leaders to reflect on their own practice and determine actions for personal ministry development.

The courses are a selected from Graduate programs i.e. Masters degree and D. Min. level programs.


Who are the MasterClasses for

  • Those pastors and leaders in ministry looking for high level professional development.
  • Those pastors and leaders seeking to take time to reflect on their ministry practice.
  • Those pastors and leaders seeking to deepen their theological and biblical knowledge.

What you’ll learn

  • Bring your ministry experience and combine it with expertise from other ministry professionals.
  • Intersect your real life ministry with best practice ministry, leadership, theological and biblical concepts.
  • Make your own decisions about what and when you want to learn.
  • Achieve your ministry development goals in real time.
  • Give your insights, wisdom and feedback in our community forms.

Requirements

  • Pastors and ministry leaders are expected to have ministry experience.
  • Pastors and ministry leaders should have the ability to self direct their learning, reflect on current ministry practice and apply new learning to their own ministry setting.
  • A computer, tablet or smartphone is required.
  • Lessons are presented in English.

Available Courses

Bible, Leadership & Women: Ministry MasterClass

This course provides an advanced framework for understanding the role of women in ministry leadership. You’ll learn about the key theological concepts that underpin the issue, allowing you to view women in leadership from a biblical perspective.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Course Description
  2. Foundations of Ministry in the Apostolic Age
  3. Important Concepts of Ministry from the Apostolic Age
  4. Historical Development of Ministry
  5. Women’s Subordination in History
  6. Various Views on Women in Scripture and the Importance of Beginnings
  7. Jesus & Women
  8. The Thinking of Paul Concerning Women and Leadership
  9. Key Issues

About your instructor

Kevin Giles
Kevin Giles

Dr. Kevin Giles, an Australian, has served as an Anglican parish minister for over forty years. He has been publishing on the substantial equality of the sexes since 1975. He holds a doctorate in New Testament studies and has published books on the church, church health, ministry in the apostolic age, the book of Acts, gender equality, and the Trinity, and numerous scholarly and popular articles.

Coaching & Mentoring: Ministry MasterClass – Part 1

This course examines the key theoretical concepts of coaching and mentoring in the light of Christian leadership. It examines coaching and mentoring as a philosophy of training and developing people in a local church or mission organisation.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Course Description
  2. Introduction to Coaching
  3. Coaching Continued
  4. Using Numbers, Leadership & Your Personality
  5. Cognitive Process & Personal Constraint
  6. Empowerment

About your instructor

Dr Scott Wilson
Dr Scott Wilson

Based in Denmark for over 20 years, Scott has been a leadership trainer and coach to church leaders. He is the President of Eurolead.net, a network of churches in Europe. He is also the founder and Director of the Institute for Creativity, Leadership and Management (ICLM). Scott travels extensively, teaching and training leaders on building great church. He holds two masters degrees, one in theology and the other in organisational development. He also holds a doctorate through an adjunct college of Liverpool University, England. He has authored eight books, is married to Linda who pastors churches in Denmark.

Coaching & Mentoring: Ministry MasterClass – Part 2

This course examines the key theoretical concepts of coaching and mentoring in the light of Christian leadership. It examines coaching and mentoring as a philosophy of training and developing people in a local church or mission organisation.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Course Description
  2. Clarity, Growth & Predestination
  3. Coaching Programs
  4. Coaching Sessions
  5. Goals
  6. Coaching Models

About your instructor

Dr Scott Wilson
Dr Scott Wilson

Based in Denmark for over 20 years, Scott has been a leadership trainer and coach to church leaders. He is the President of Eurolead.net, a network of churches in Europe. He is also the founder and Director of the Institute for Creativity, Leadership and Management (ICLM). Scott travels extensively, teaching and training leaders on building great church. He holds two masters degrees, one in theology and the other in organisational development. He also holds a doctorate through an adjunct college of Liverpool University, England. He has authored eight books, is married to Linda who pastors churches in Denmark.

Minister’s Personal Development: Ministry MasterClass – Part 1

The course aims to provide pastors and ministry leaders with a unique learning environment that deals with the spiritual, mental and emotional health and growth of ministers. Ministry health will be considered from a holistic perspective.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Course Description
  2. Introduction
  3. Wisdom & the 7 Q’s
  4. MLS Journal
  5. IQ
  6. Life Long Learning
  7. Emotional Intelligence
  8. Depression
  9. Guilt & Shame
  10. The Self
  11. Stress
  12. Burnout
  13. Appraisals
  14. Coping

About your instructor

Dr Nigel Pegram
Dr Nigel Pegram

Nigel completed his Master of Theology, focusing on Old Testament Prophets. He has continued his study and completed his Doctor of Ministry, writing a dissertation on emotional intelligence and prevention of ministry burnout.

Minister’s Personal Development: Ministry MasterClass – Part 2

The course aims to provide pastors and ministry leaders with a unique learning environment that deals with the spiritual, mental and emotional health and growth of ministers. Ministry health will be considered from a holistic perspective.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Passion
  2. Relationships
  3. Boundaries
  4. Sexuality
  5. Singleness
  6. Failure &Sin
  7. Interview with Graham Cann (1)
  8. Interview with Graham Cann (2)
  9. Interview with Graham Cann (3)
  10. Interview with Dr. Steve Chao(1)
  11. Interview with Dr. Steve Chao (2)
  12. Interview with Dr. Steve Chao (3)
  13. Theology of Success & Failure
  14. Aggression & Assertiveness
  15. Leaving & Finishing Well
  16. AQ Adaptability
  17. A Model of Change
  18. Life Changes & Retirement
  19. Triangulation & Dysfunction

About your instructor

Dr Nigel Pegram
Dr Nigel Pegram

Nigel completed his Master of Theology, focusing on Old Testament Prophets. He has continued his study and completed his Doctor of Ministry, writing a dissertation on emotional intelligence and prevention of ministry burnout.

Theological Reflections for Ministry: Ministry MasterClass

This course will help pastors and leaders build their capacity to reflect upon ministry and to critique and shape their own ministry to be more effective in response to these reflections so they are more effective.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Models and Barriers
  2. Interview with Ps. Andrew Groza
  3. Interview with Dr. Nigel Pegram
  4. Paul as a Model (1)
  5. Paul as Model (2)
  6. Kinast’s Model of Theological Reflection (1)
  7. Kinast’s Model of Theological Reflection(2)
  8. Anderson on Theological Reflection
  9. Osmer’s Model of Theological Reflection
  10. Empirical Task & Priestly Learning
  11. The Interpretive Task
  12. Asking the RightQuestions
  13. Using Social Scientific Methods
  14. The Normative Task
  15. The Contemplative Pastor
  16. Interview with Dr. Ian Grant
  17. Interview with Dr. Jeremy Weetman
  18. How to Think Theologically
  19. Theological Issues & Questions in Ministry
  20. Two Case Studies
  21. Graham Buxton Reflections
  22. Pentecostal Perspectives on Ministry
  23. Case Study in Pentecostal Ministry: Demons & Sickness
  24. The Pragmatic Task
  25. Mandate of a Pastoral Leader
  26. What Counts as Success in Ministry?
  27. Learning from Experience

About your instructor

Dr Jon Newton
Dr Jon Newton

John is an Associate Professor at Alphacrucis College after serving for nine years at Harvest Bible College, most recently as Dean of Postgraduate Studies and Research. His goal is to promote Christian higher education and missions, including training students for Asia and Europe.


Enrolment & Payment Options

Monthly Subscription
$25/mo
  • Monthly Subscription
  • (flexible choice)
Annual Subscription
$250/yr
  • Annual Subscription
  • (best value)

Note prices are listed in Australian dollars

14-Day Free Trial

Subscription Features

  • Your choice of MasterClass courses: All included in the one subscription
  • Duration: No lock-in, start and finish in your time frame
  • Self-paced learning

Subscription includes

  • Certification
  • 6 courses
  • 38 hours on-demand video
  • 168 lessons
  • New MasterClass courses added regularly
  • Access on computer, mobile devices and TV
  • All learning resources, handouts and E-library
  • Certification for Professional Development requirements
  • Certificate of Completion
  • The MasterClass courses in this subscription are taught at a Postgraduate, Masters or Doctoral Level

Assessment

  • Reflective Learning
  • Leaders choose how much of the material they engage with and which reflection tasks they desire to complete
  • No formal assessment tasks required
    • No exams or quizzes
    • No essays

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Ministry MasterClass endorsement

“Axx has already proved to have been of great benefit to our students studying all over Australia. The learning, the method of delivery and the interaction combine for an outstanding educational experience for men and women in ministry”.

Pastor Wayne Swift, National Leader of Acts Global Churches

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