PRACTICAL THEOLOGY & MISSIOLOGY
Practical Theology and Missiology focuses on the ministry and witness of faith communities. Students are trained to conduct congregational ministries as well as how to be involved in the public sphere to address all forms of poverty and injustice in cooperation with other churches. Our research is focused on all issues related to ministry and witness as well as the bigger issues that confront church and society.
THE UNIT FOR RELIGION AND DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH (URDR)
The URDR is also based in the Department of Practical Theology and Missiology. The research concentrates on religious-demographical data obtained from the population censuses, church / denominational membership data, and market research that apply to religious communities.
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The Network for African Congregational Theology (NetACT) is a network of theological institutions in Sub Saharan Africa, created and directed by these institutions, to assist them in preparing leaders for missional congregations.
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Ekklesia (formerly BUCTER) is a bureau of Stellenbosch University that provides specialist services to ministers and congregations in co-operation with churches. We believe that congregations are God’s gift to the world. Ekklesia wants to be a service centre where ministers and congregations can inspire and mentor one another in order to discover our calling in the service of the triune God anew.
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The department offers a 3 Year Undergraduate Programme and
Masters & Doctoral Studies in Youth Work.
Youth workers are trained to work in churches, schools and communities.
Training includes theoretical and practical
- Theological foundation of youth work
- Approaches to youth work
- Relation based children’s ministry
- Group work
- Faith formation (Catechism)
- Pastoral counselling
- Communicating the Gospel
- Dealing with substance dependency
- Experiential learning
- Planning & organising youth work
- Dealing with violence and the abuse of power
Support Modules in:
- Systematic Theology
- Old & New Testament
- Community Development
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