Academic Staff

Peter Carblis has an honours degree in Science from the University of Sydney, a Masters in Education (Adult Education) from the University of Technology, Sydney, a Masters in Ministry from Charles Sturt University and a PhD in Educating for Emotional Intelligence from Macquarie University. He is currently working toward a second PhD with the Sydney College of Divinity in which he is exploring the use of the terms of the New Covenant to provide theological validation for educational outcomes and ministry objectives.

Peter has had a long and varied career involved in pioneering pastoral ministry and education at school, vocational and higher educational levels. He has constantly worked, often concurrently, in practitioner, executive and governance roles including have included school founder, church pioneer, senior and support pastoral leader, teacher, school principal, and college principal. Recent years have seen the addition of aged-care chaplaincy. For a time in the 1990s Peter also conducted a top rating talk-back radio program called “Street Talk” on 2GO. Peter’s interest are in relating ministry to the way that people learn, relate, and grow spiritually and psychologically in accord with our being created in the image and likeness of God. Peter has also been called on to apply his learning and within business, consulting in education and organisational development issues including compliance, governance and educational delivery.

Peter is currently a Senior Chaplain with the Churches of Christ and their representative on the Civil Chaplaincies Advisory Committee in which he serves as a member of the Health Services Sub-Committee and the convenor of the Endorsement Task Group which has responsibility for the endorsement of Hospital, Corrective Services and Juvenile Justice Chaplains and the registration of chaplaincy education providers.

Research activity and output.

Topic/Title Item Location Date
New Covenant and Competence in Ministry Paper Alpha Crucis Conference;
Association of PracticalTheology in Oceania (APTO) Wellington
July 2013;
?November 2013
Ministry and Covenant Paper Harvest Research Conference August 2013
The Expanded Imitation of Christ Book Kindle eBook 2013
Assessing Emotional Intelligence Book Cambria Press 2008
Churches of Christ Chaplains Handbook Wiki Handbook Churches of Christ Intranet 2013
Key Quality Indicators (KQIs) for Chaplains Appraisal instrument Churches of Christ Chaplains Conference 2014
Sexual Ethics in Contemporary Ministry Conference presentation Churches of Christ Collective Conference 2016
Spirituality, Character and Virtue in Human Flourishing Paper Sydney College of Divinity Justice, Mercy and Wellbeing Conference 2016
Chaplaincy and Conflict Paper Association of Practical Theology in Oceania (APTO) Wellington 2017