MDM3200EN - Fundamentals of Medical Mission

Course description

Students will be involved in in depth discussions and reviews of what medical missions are, when they are most effective and when are they not. Different aspects of the development of the early church in the context of Roman society will be explored in order to analyze and shed light on the forces that propelled Christianity from a marginal and persecuted religious group to the center of Roman po

How this course benefits students

This course is intended to help students appreciate the diversity and the history of medical missions and their impact

Why this course is important

Medical missions have been one fo the most successful vehichles to carry the light and love of Christ . It behooves us to look at examples and why this is the case

Credit hours
3 hours
Subject area
Medical Mission
Educational level
Learning type
Upcoming terms
* Schedule subject to change. Please contact the Registrar's office with schedule questions.
Dr. Nad Tad, DABFM, FAAFP, Professor of Medical Mission

How this course relates to missional core values

Biblically based

Medical Missions in the Bible and in Christian History

Missionally driven

Medicine is one of the most well known needed vehichles to bear the good news into even the remotest and most closed countries

Contextually informed

Medical missions must be contextualized to gian acceptance.

Interculturally focused

Medicine needs good cross cutural communications to reach as many as possible

Practically minded

nts can share how in their lives or those they know if Medicine has been a highly acceptable dicipline compared to how it has met needs and gained favor of locals