Professional Development

All persons accredited with Baptist Churches of South Australia should have a current Professional Development Plan, which is reviewed every three years. The following documents and links might be useful in completing and updating this plan.

Professional Development Ideas

Various professional development opportunities, resources, and ideas for pastors



Tabor Courses:

Bible College SA Courses: 

  • Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma of Ministry
  • Master of Arts (Ministry or Theology)
  • Master of Theology 

Bible College SA 2020 Subjects:

Other SA 2020 Intensives: 

  • SuperVision Conference, Michael Patterson, St Barnabas, 10-13 February 2020
  • Theology of Social Justice, Jacqueline Service, Alphacrucis, 24-28 February 2020
  • Intercultural Communication, Lily Arasaratnam-Smith, Alphacrucis, 24-28 February 2020
  • Finance, Alphacrucis, 27-31 July 2020 

Interstate Intensives/Online:

Online courses:  


Interstate Conferences:


Seminars and Workshops

Practical courses run by community organisations:

Online preaching resources

Recommended reading (recommended by fellow pastors)

Further information

Useful reading and forms on professional development