Geoff Broughton – Associate, Australia

Geoff Broughton is an Anglican priest and Australian pioneer in the field of Pastoral Supervision. In 2019 he was seconded by the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Australia for a consultation role in pastoral supervision with bishops and senior leaders across the Anglican church. This role recognised his national expertise in Pastoral Supervision as an accredited supervisor trainer and co-founder of St Marks National Theological Centre’s nationally recognised Graduate Certificate in Professional Supervision. Previously the Deputy Director at St Marks National Theological Centre, Geoff is the Senior Lecturer in Practical Theology in the School of Theology, Charles Sturt University. In addition to coordinating pastoral supervision subjects within Charles Sturt University’s Master of Ministry program, Geoff also lectures in pastoral supervision in Ridley, Moore, Morling, Vose and Alphacrusis. He is the Principal of Pastoral Supervision Australia (ABN: 44361508066).


National Anglican Bishops Conference, Perth (March 2019)

Anglican Dioceses of Adelaide, The Murray and Willochra, Adelaide (July 2019)

Anglican Diocese of the Northern Territory, Katherine, (September, 2019)

Anglican Rural Ministry Conference, Daylesford, (September, 2019)

National Council of Churches, Sydney (September 2018)


Training in Pastoral Supervision

Accredited Supervisor trainer, Australasian Association of Supervisors since 2014.

Co-founder and lead trainer in the nationally recognised Graduate Certificate in Professional Supervision 10706NAT since 2012.

Lecturer in MA Units in Professional Supervision at Moore Theological College (2014-2018).

Lecturer in MA Units in Pastoral Supervision at Ridley Theological College since 2018.

Lecturer in MA Units in Pastoral Supervision at Vose Seminary since 2019.


Publications: Books

Practical Christology of Pastoral Supervision. London: Routledge, 2020 forthcoming

Restorative Christ: Jesus, Justice, and Discipleship. Eugene: Pickwick Publications, 2014.

Publications: Journal Articles

“Pastoral supervision for safe churches” in Journal of Anglican Studies. 2020.

“Reconciliation without repentance: The politics and theology of postponement of Aboriginal peoples’ justice in Australia” in Enacting a Public Theology. ed. by Clive Pearson. Stellenbosch, 2020.

“Recognition with dignity” in Enacting a Public Theology. ed. by Clive Pearson. Stellenbosch, 2020.

““Sticks, stones and broken bones”: why words matter in domestic violence” in St Marks Review No. 243, March 2018 (1): 29-42

“Guest Editorial: Domestic and Family Violence and the Church” in St Marks Review No. 243, March 2018 (1): 1-4

“Crossing Over: Can Love Make a Way for Those Languishing on Manus Island? (8 November 2017) ABC Religion and Ethics.

“Connecting to belonging: A cross-disciplinary inquiry into rural Australian Anglican Church engagements with people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Journal of Contemporary Religion, January 2017.

“Guns ’N Aussies” in Sojourners, March 2016.

“Loving Enemies: dangerous desires, dangerous memories” in St. Mark’s Review No. 237, October 2016 (3): 101-112.

“A Century of Cinematic Christ” in St. Mark’s Review No. 234, December 2015 (4): 63 – 76.

“The changing face[book] of friendship, fellowship and formation” in St. Mark’s Review No. 233, October 2015 (3): 73 – 86

“The political narrative of disability support reform: implications for the Church, theology and discipleship” in St. Mark’s Review No. 232, July 2015 (2): 96-108

“Making Public Theology More Biblical or Biblical Theology More Public? Christopher Marshall’s Interpretation of the Parable of the Prodigal Son in Luke 15” in The Bible, Justice and Public Theology Ed. By David J. Neville Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2014, 72-86.

“Girding the loins: The being and doing of theological studies” in God, By Degrees Ed. by Jeanette Mathews Barton Books, 2014, 16-23.

“Interpretative Strategies for Jesus’ ‘Sermon on the Mount’ (Matthew 5-7) in St. Mark’s Review No. 227, February 2014 (1): 21-30.

“The significance of Biblical Theology” in St. Mark’s Review No. 226, August 2013 (4): 13-25.

“Preaching Luke’s Jesus” in St Mark’s Review No. 223, February 2013 (1): 17-24

“Preaching Luke 15 in different contexts” in St Mark’s Review No. 223, February 2013 (1): 73-79.

“Restorative justice” in Complete book of Everyday Christianity Ed. by Robert Banks, Graceworks, 2011.

“Restorative Justice: Saul’s Encounter with the Risen Jesus.” Crucible: Theology and Ministry 2, no. 1 (2009): 1-15.

“Restorative Justice: Opportunities for Christian Engagement.” International Journal of Public Theology 3, (2009): 299-318.

“I buy, therefore I am” (Consumerism) in A Spectator’s Guide to World Views: Ten Ways of Understanding Life. ed. Simon Smart  Sydney: Blue Bottle Books, 2007.

“Reading the Bible through the Lens of the Street” in Reflections on a Remarkable Church, Currency Press, 2007.

‘On the Doorstep: Places for Hospitality, Conversation and Mission.’ in St. Mark’s Review no. 196, 2004 (2): 20-27.