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Masterclass: Theology and Psychology with Rev Dr Nigel Pegram

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Alphacrucis College would like to invite you to a one-night event with Rev Dr Nigel Pegram


About the Masterclass

“Psychology is of the Devil!” “Christians’ faith is nothing more than illogical, magical thinking!” These two statements, and many falling in between, highlight the often uneasy relationship between the discipline of psychology and the Church.

Does it have to be this way? Can one be a Christian and use the insights of psychology? Can one be serious about psychological inquiry and still have faith in God? Is Christian counselling limited to prayer? Can Christians learn how to be more healthy individuals, lead more effectively and have healthier families and churches from psychological studies?

Join us in this masterclass as we unpack how these questions arise from different sets of assumptions. We will explore different ways of looking at the world and how we can benefit from a view where wisdom can be learned from both the Christian faith and psychology. Issues of mental health will be used as a practical example.

A zoom link will be sent to attendees shortly before the event begins.

About the Speaker

Rev Dr Nigel Pegram is the Director of the Doctor of Ministry program for Alphacrucis. He has been in ministry since 1989, having been a local church pastor, and having held in various state and national denominational positions. His doctoral research focused on the role of emotional intelligence in the prevention of burnout in ministry. His passion is for effective and sustainable ministry. He is married with two adult children. He is based at the Perth campus of Alphacrucis.


Due to current restrictions, this event will take place via zoom. If you register, on the day of the event you will be sent an email and instructions to attend. The event will begin at 7 pm sharp, you will need a computer, phone or tablet, and a stable internet connection to attend the event via the zoom platform. The email may land in your junk, so please check there before the event.

We look forward to connecting with you!


This is a free event put on by Alphacrucis College.

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