Department of Missions/Intercultural Studies

 

MS6631 BIBLICAL THEOLOGY OF MISSIONS

A study of God’s purpose and activity in seeing the Great Commission in the Old Testament as revealed through Israel’s responsibility to the nations and a consideration of the mandates entrusted to the Church in the New Testament. REQUIRED FOR M.DIV., M.A.M.- Two Credit Hours

 

 

MS6652 TECHNIQUES OF CHURCH PLANTING & CHURCH GROWTH

A practical course designed to provide the student with a grasp of what is involved in planting new churches, covering biblical and theological concepts of church planting, with study of successful models. REQUIRED FOR M.DIV. – Two Credit Hours

 

MS6658 INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION AND MINISTRY

A study of the principles, processes and dynamics of communication from one culture to another. REQUIRED FOR M.A.M.CL. – Two Credit Hours

 

 

Electives

 

MS6630 LIFE AND WORK ON THE MISSION FIELD

A survey of the requirements for effective mission ministry, the servant model, the basis for non-competitive team ministry, basic sociocultural and ministry factors encountered by missionaries. – Two Credit Hours

 

MS6632 CRUCIAL ISSUES IN MISSIONS TODAY

A survey of the major issues in missions today, examining recruitment and the role of the missionary.– Two Credit Hours

 

MS6640-41 SUPERVISED MINISTRY I, II

On-the-job training is a big part of preparation for missions service. The Seminary will provide oversight for the use and development of skills. – Four Credit Hours

 

MS6656 THIRD WORLD PERSPECTIVES

A summary of the general central world views affecting the socioeconomics, politics, and theology of Asia, Africa, and Latin America with reference to their effect on church planting and church growth in each respective area. – Two Credit Hours