Christian Ethics and Practical Theology

  • Facilitator: Cleveland Bertram 
  • Level: Certificate 
  • Study time: 1-2 Days
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Our Learning Programmes:

  • CIMS
  • 1-2 Days
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  • 2 Years
  • MIP
  • 2 Years
  • CMDP
  • 2 Years
  • Joshua Programme
  • 3 years full-time/6-8 years part-time
  • Pentecostal Theological Seminary Certificate
  • 4 years part-time
  • European Theological Seminary Certificate
  • 3 Years full-time
Course overview
A study of core Christian values which should impact social and individual behaviour, with consideration of the issues of practical theology and ethics theory. Christian values based on the teachings of Christ are at the centre of this study. On the practical side, application of these values to everyday living is emphasised.

After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Discuss the core Christian values which impact social and individual behaviour.

-Identify and discuss ministerial ethics.

- Identify and discuss the principles of Christian ethics.

- Describe the nature of humanity and the meaning of Christian love.

- Discuss Christian values based on the teachings of Christ.

- Discuss the following practical topics and show how they are relevant to today’s society: (a) Marriage, divorce, and remarriage; (b) sexuality; (c) racism; (d) Economy; (e) War and pacifism; (f) Abortion and euthanasia; (g) Capital punishment; and (h) Reproduction and cloning.

- Show how Christian ethics help to form Christian character.

  • Zoom Session (Live) View date in prospectus. 
  • Video time: 4 hours 
  • Test
  • Certificate
  • Assignments ( Ministerial Candidates)
  • Exam ( Ministerial Candidates)
Live sessions are only available on the dates listed in the prospectus.

Meet the facilitator

Rev. Cleveland Bertram 
BA, PGCE, Dip Theology

Cleveland has been engaged in Christian Ministry in the New Testament Church of God since 1974. He has undertaken a range of roles including Youth Pastor at NTCG Leeds, member of the Leadership Team at NTCG Mile End, and Tutor for New Testament Studies at Ebenezer Bible Institute (London). Since 2014 Cleveland has been an Associate Pastor at NTCG Leeds. He is a lecturer by profession and has been in the education sector since 1986. He has lectured at various colleges of Further and Higher Education. He is currently a Project Officer for Path Yorkshire, delivering training on a range of education and employability initiatives.