Professional Development

We’ve curated a range of professional development resources, ideas, and events to help pastors on their ministry journey

All persons accredited with Baptist Churches of South Australia and Northern Territory under the Accreditation Currency model are required to complete 22 hours per annum of professional development and 8 hours of Pastoral Supervision (Professional). The following documents and links might be useful in completing and updating this plan.


Tabor Courses

  • Graduate Diploma in Spiritual Direction 
  • Graduate Diploma in Counselling 
  • Graduate Diploma in Leadership 
  • Graduate Certificate in Biblical Preaching 
  • Graduate Certificate in Counselling 
  • Graduate Certificate in Divinity 

Bible College SA Courses

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

Professional Development 

Online Courses


  • 4D Conference, Clovercrest Baptist Church, 18 May 2024 
  • Pastors Gathering, Adelaide Hills Convention Centre, 7-8 August 2024 
  • Inspire SA, West Beach Community Church, 22-23 October 2024 


  • Renewal Retreat groups (link: Pastoral Wellbeing) 
  • Sevenhill, Clare Valley, 3-7 Day retreats  
  • Wellspring Centre (VIC), 1-6 day retreats 

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