Certificate of Completion
You will learn to recognize, relate with and express your sorrow. Discover how grief impacts your heart, life, and relationship with God.
Your journey will also provide opportunities for you to move toward a deeper relationship with Jesus and see how God meets you to transform you in your sorrow.
Meet the trainers
Alanna has worked for a number of years as a church music director in Sydney, Australia and Oxford, UK. She was a member of the band Garage Hymnal, and regularly leads the worship at the Keswick Convention in the UK. She has a Bachelor of Theology from Sydney Missionary Bible College, a music degree from Sydney University, and is completing her masters in theology. Alanna is Creative Director for Emu Music, where she’s very involved in song-writing, song-leading, graphic and video design, and training church musicians. She shares with her husband Rohan a love of photography, travel, crime dramas, coffee, snow, and their two children!
Philip is author of Then Sings My Soul, a book on biblical music ministry, and composes songs for churches. Having served as the Music Minister at St Ebbe’s Church, Oxford, UK for 15 years, he is now the Ministry Director for Emu Music in Australia and the UK. Philip loves helping musicians apply the Bible to ministry in the local church, and teaches theology and practical skills at conferences and seminars around the world. Philip studied music at Sydney University, theology at Moore Theological College and Oxford University, and has completed a PhD in the biblical theology of worship. He is married to Kate and has three adult children.
Reflections from Our Students
This course was like a soft gentle rain that brought healing to the places I didn't even realize were still hurting.
It gave me comfort to know that I am not alone in this journey and hope there is growth and things to celebrate amidst hardship.
Through this course, God spoke to me through the trainers, and step by step, the Lord is slowly healing my heart. I am thankful to God for the opportunity to be a part of this course.