Jacqueline Service

Jacqueline Service


  • Lecturer in Systematic Theology, Theology

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Jacqueline Service is Lecturer in Systematic Theology and the Associate Head of School in the School of Theology (St Mark’s National Theological Centre), Charles Sturt University, Australia, where she lectures in Introduction to Theology, Christology, Trinitarian Theology, Ecclesiology, and Theological Anthropology. Her research focus is on Trinitarian Theology, Divine Ontology and Human Well-Being, with interest in the nexus of theology and International Aid and Development. For her doctoral thesis, she received one of the highest academic honours - the Higher Degree by Research University Medal. She is currently on the Editorial Board of Religion & Development, an open access journal of the International Network on Religious Communities and Sustainable Development (IN//RCSD), at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. She has been actively involved in church ministries over many years and is a regular keynote speaker for seminars and conferences. Previous to these undertakings, Jacqueline was engaged as Lecturer of Theology and Program Director of the Master of Arts at Australia’s largest Pentecostal theological college, Alphacrucis College, Sydney; worked as a lawyer in Commercial and Government Legal Practice; and, for over a decade, at the Australian Government’s Agency for International Development (AusAID) managing, reviewing and designing aid programs across the Pacific and Southwest Asia. During her time with AusAID she worked at the Australian High Commission in Fiji, responsible for implementing the Australian Government’s bilateral aid program in Fiji. Her work involved managing key partnerships with the Fiji Government, the World Bank, Asian Development Bank and various United Nations agencies. Jacqueline has a B.A. Intercultural Studies (Missiology); Bachelor of Laws (with Honors); Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice; a Master of Theology (with Distinction), and a PhD specialising in trinitarian theology.


  • THL316/468 The Triune God
  • THL111/460 Intro to Christian Theology
  • THL215/407 Jesus the Christ
  • THL113/461 Being the Church
  • THL245/401 God and Humanity

Research Interests

Trinitarian Theology; Systematic Theology; Philosophical Theology and Classical Theism; Divine Ontology and Human Well-Being; Kenotic Theology; Theology of Social Justice; International Aid and Development.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

External positions

Editorial Board of Religion & Development, an open access journal of the International Network on Religious Communities and Sustainable Development (IN//RCSD), at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Nov 2021 → …

Non-Executive Board Member, Micah Australia



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