MIS2100EN - Foundations of Missional Evangelism

Course description

Examination of the biblical material for understanding the foundations of missional evangelism. The student will explore the theology, history, and the cultural and contextual basis for understanding missional evangelism as imperative to the Christian community.

How this course benefits students

Evangelism is foundational to biblical Christianity. Every missionally engaged student must recognize the reality and significance of Evangelism. This course will help the student to gain the biblical, theological, historical, contextual, and practical understanding of Evangelism. It will enable missional students to formulate proper strategies for the implementation of missional Evangelism.

Why this course is important

This course will help the student to gain the biblical, theological, historical, contextual, and practical understanding of evangelism for both ministry and missional living. It will enable missional students to recognize the significance of missional evangelism and formulate proper strategies for its implementation.

Credit hours
3 hours
Subject area
Mission Studies
Educational level
Associate
Learning type
Instructional
Prerequisites
None
Upcoming terms
Pending
* Schedule subject to change. Please contact the Registrar's office with schedule questions.
Professor
Dr. Kennedy Adarkwa, Professor of Evangelism

How this course relates to missional core values

Biblically based

Students will build a solid Biblical understanding of the Gospel and develop a foundation of Biblical principles for communicating the Gospel to make disciples.

Missionally driven

Students will learn to look for evidence of God's activity in lives and in communities. They will learn to join Him in meeting needs and building relationships in the students' personal worlds and around the world.

Contextually informed

Students will examine the cultural diversity of the social community which they intend to serve. Then they will learn methods and skills to connect through relationships in that community as they express their faith in culturally-appropriate ways.

Interculturally focused

The course will address relational approaches that take into account cultural differences and bridges of commonality.

Practically minded

Students will learn intentional approaches and techniques for sharing the Gospel in ways that are humble, Biblically based, and effective in communicating God's love to non-Christians.

Experientially transformed

Students will gain experience in formulating the appropriate strategies for building relationships and sharing the Gospel in various contexts and cultures.