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: 

Interstate Intensives/Online:

Online courses:  


*Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, we are unable to confirm the running of some conferences at this time. More information will be given as the situation unfolds.

  • BCSA 4D Leadership Conference, 16 May 2020 – Postponed
  • BCSA Pastors Conference, 5-6 August 2020 – TBC
  • Inspire SA – TBC

Interstate Conferences:

  • CMA Conference, (now an online event running over 8 weeks) 27/4 – 18/6 June 2020
  • Hillsong Conference, (more information in early May as to whether or not this will go ahead) Sydney, 7-10 July 2020


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