Dr Jonathan Pratt is the Director of the Centre for Pastoral Leadership at Christ College. The Centre for Pastoral Leadership oversees a range of programs, including the Internship, Leadership Development Program, and Refocus conference.
Outside the college, Jonathan serves as a pastoral leader in Hornsby Presbyterian Church, a new church that was planted in February 2017.
Jonathan has significant experience in both academia and industry, having previously served as Senior Lecturer in Management in the UTS Business School, and as a management consultant for national and international companies. He has also contributed to a number of local church and denominational change initiatives.
1997 Bachelor of Business (University of Technology, Sydney)
1999 Bachelor of Laws (University of Technology, Sydney)
2001 Master of Management (Macquarie Graduate School of Management)
2008 Doctor of Philosophy (University of Technology, Sydney)
2008 International Teachers Programme (Bocconi School of Management, Milan, Italy)
2011 Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Teaching and Learning (University of Technology, Sydney)
2017 Master of Divinity (Australian College of Theology)
Pratt, J. & Heath, S. (2012) How to Run a Groundwork Session. Summer Hill, Gospel Groundwork Pty Ltd.
Pratt, J.G.M. (2009) ‘Falling Behind’: A Grounded Theory of Uncritical Decision Making, Saarbrücken, Germany: VDM Verlag.
Pratt, Jonathan. “Effective Oversight – Leading the Church.” Pages 73-85 in Effective Eldership: A Handbook for Shepherding God’s Church.Edited by Murray Smith. Sydney: Eider Books, 2022.
Pratt, Jonathan. “Planning and Evaluating Ministry.” Pages 266-77 in Effective Eldership: A Handbook for Shepherding God’s Church.Edited by Murray Smith. Sydney: Eider Books, 2022.
Pratt, J. (2008) ‘Falling Behind’: A Case Study in Uncritical Assessment, In Godara, V. (Ed), Risk Assessment and Management in Pervasive Computing: Operational, Legal, Ethical and Financial Perspectives, Information Science Reference, Hershey, PA.
Pratt, J. (2010) The antecedents and consequences of adopting learning management systems in selected Australian universities, In Ragusa, A. T. (Ed.) Interaction in Communication Technologies & Virtual Learning Environments: Human Factors. Hershey, PA: IGI Publishing.
Pratt, J. (2010) ‘Growing Healthy Churches’: Voices from the Churches, Baptist Union of NSW, Epping, NSW.
Pratt, J. (2022). Leadership Foundations for Christian Leaders. Gospel Leadership (March).
Pratt, J. (2020). Prophets, Priests, and Kings: A Contested Framework for Church Leadership. The Reformed Theological Review, 79(3), 186-214.
Pratt, J. (2005). The Fashionable Adoption of Online Learning Technologies in Australian Universities. Journal of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (JANZAM), 11(1), 57-73.
Pratt, J. & Edwards, M. (2008) Management and Organisational Behaviour Workbook, Milton Qld: John Wiley and Sons Australia Ltd.
Nikolova, N. & Pratt, J. (2006) 21591 International Management (2nd Edition), Frenchs Forest: Pearson Education Australia.
Nikolova, N. & Pratt, J. (2006) 21591 International Management (1st Edition), Frenchs Forest: Pearson Education Australia.
Pratt, J. & Nikolova, N. (2006) 21717 International Management (2nd Edition), Frenchs Forest: Pearson Education Australia.
Pratt, J. & Nikolova, N. (2006) 21717 International Management (1st Edition), Frenchs Forest: Pearson Education Australia.