Course Description

In today’s complex and complicated world, Christians need to bring together various disciplines and skills so as to be able to first, understand the challenges, and then secondly, to respond with Christian grace and wisdom. With this deeper and fuller understanding, then, comes the ability to live well, and to be his witnesses.

  • Location

    Online via Zoom

  • Dates

    Jan 19
    Feb 9, 23
    Mar 9, 25*
    Apr 13, 27

    Closing Date for Registration:
    Jan 16, 2023

  • Time

    * 9:30am–1:30pm (Mar 25)


Dr Kwa Kiem Kiok

Lecturer in Missiology and Integrative Studies

Dr Kwa Kiem-Kiok is BGST’s Registrar and Lecturer in Missiology and Integrative Studies. She brings her legal and theological training, and experience from the marketplace, church, and para-church organizations into this role. Previously, a Lecturer and Registrar at the East Asia School of Theology, she taught a variety of courses in inter-cultural studies there. She has published on a diverse range of subject including a contextual commentary on Matthew (ATA, 2017). She contributed to the Dictionary of Christian Spirituality (Zondervan, 2011), and on religious harmony in Faith in an Age of Terror (BGST, 2018). She recently co-edited Missions in Southeast Asia (ATA, Langham, 2022). She and her husband, a Methodist pastor, enjoy walking in the outdoors.

Course curriculum

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  • 2

    Topic 1

    • Introduction

    • Lai Pak Wah on TCM

    • Benjamin Grandey on Climate Change

    • Pete Philips on Digital Theology

    • Digital Media Part I Edric Sng

    • Digital Media Part II Edric Sng

    • My Call to the Marketplace and Business Part I Clive Lim

    • My Call to the Marketplace and Business Part II Clive Lim

    • Video on disability

    • Everyday Theology: What is Everyday Theology

  • 3

    Topic 2

    • Marginalised Communities

    • Lecture

  • 4

    Topic 3

    • Visit to HealthServe (Live, in person)

  • 5

    Topic 4

    • Lecture

  • 6

    Topic 5

    • Baba Yetu - The Lord's Prayer

    • Visit to Katong Presbyterian Church (Live, in person)

  • 7

    Topic 6

    • Presentations

  • 8

    Topic 7

    • cont

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    Course Evaluation

    • Course Evaluation

  • 10

    Assignment Submission

    • Assignment Submission

    • 30%. RF – Reflections and Conversations

    • 35%. EM – Integrative Essay

    • General formatting for all assignments