MLV5200EN - Missional Practice for Everyday Life

Course description

The Church is lived out by ordinary people doing ordinary things in service to an extraordinary God. Designed to equip students to learn the practical and everyday practices of missional living, this course will equip students with best practices from a breath of missional leaders and communities globally and challenge them to begin to think critically about application to their context.

How this course benefits students

Students will survey the commonly used terms of missional ministry to build a vocabulary for practical understanding and networking with other leaders. In addition, students will explore the best practices of missional leaders and communities globally at the dawn of the 21st century and apply their own creative practices.

Why this course is important

The assignments of this course will be students designing their own attempts at practicing missional living and reflecting on their effectiveness.

Credit hours
3 hours
Subject area
Missional Living
Educational level
Learning type
Upcoming terms
* Schedule subject to change. Please contact the Registrar's office with schedule questions.

How this course relates to missional core values

Biblically based

Students will be theologically grounded in the Great Commission as best translated, ‘as you go, make disciples’.

Missionally driven

This course is the practical and everyday practices of a missional life-style

Contextually informed

it is a life lived in holistic service to others.

Interculturally focused

The best forms of ministry are creatively designed to meet the needs of their context, students will learn how to culturally analyze their specific context.

Practically minded

This course will expose students to best practices in missional ministry from a diversity of cultural and racial contexts to inform their own.

Experientially transformed

While building on the theological concept of the Great Commission, this course focuses heavily on the application of daily practice with the knowledge gained.