An in-depth analytical framework of the Biblical foundations, Theological background and current theories to equip Christian for the work of ministry to people in the passages and crises of life.
The master's course requires basic knowledge of biblical imagery and theological reflection on the ministry of care, support and transformation. It is designed to further equip the student so that they can effectively present the gospel, make disciples, and engage the world.
the life and work of a Christian ministry has to move beyond exegesis. The assignments will move the student into “real world experiences.
The course is built upon Luke 4:18 “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised.” Although this is a Messianic prophecy, it also describes the purpose of all believers in a hurting world. There are those who are in a prison of guilt and shame. Other need both physical and spiritual healing. Still others are held captive by experiences in the past.
this particular course will examine how to Christian and equipped to go where God is already working among hurting people.
This course will prepare works with a foundation to be and do ministry both within and outside the walls of the local congregation.
Our world and our nation is made up of intercultural communities that require the ability to list, learn and be in incarnational ministry. These course provides an introduction and an advance understanding of how a Christian work is an expression of incarnational ministry.
The structure of teaching and the assignments will keep this information crossing the bridge from academic discussion to practical applications.
The students will be assigned a project that moves this information from reflection to actual engagement