Ecomissiology defines the mission of the church in terms of reconciliation at all levels, i.e. environmental care is fundamental to disciple making and discipleship. In this course, students will compare and contrast different ideas of ecomission and analyse how the church can engage in environmental mission.
In order to engage in mission in the context of rapid environmental change, students need a biblical theological framework for ecomission, as well as an understanding of environmental issues. This course will allow students to understand the connection people have to their environment.
Our world is undergoing rapid change at human hands. The church needs to repent and equip itself for holistic mission.
This course will develop ideas of ecomissiology and environmental mission using a biblical theological framework.
Students will develop an understanding of mission that includes addressing environmental needs.
This course allows students to contextualise ecomission to local needs and ministry opportunities.
Students will examine how different cultures relate to their environment and hence how to engage in mission in that culture.
Students will be able to engage in environmental mission.
Students will be forced to reconsider the scope of mission.