MLV2400EN - Missional Practice for Everyday Life

Course description

Following Jesus means joining God in His mission in the everyday places that you live, work and play. This course is designed to equip students to learn everyday practices of missional living, guiding students to explore their identity as "sent" people of God (John 20:21), and surveying the best practices and learnings that turn everyday life into everyday ministry and mission.

How this course benefits students

Students learn common missional terminology, practices, and methods for activating their own missional life. Examples of missional practice from around the globe are surveyed in order to help students dream and imagine their kingdom oriented lifestyle.

Why this course is important

The assignments of this course guide students toward their missional imagination, resulting in designing experiments and practices of missional living and reflecting on their effectiveness.

Credit hours
3 hours
Subject area
Missional Living
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
Prof. Rowland Smith, Instructor in Missional Community

How this course relates to missional core values

Biblically based

Students are grounded in Jesus' words to his disciples, "As the Father has sent me, so I send you." (John 20:21).

Missionally driven

This course immerses in the everyday practices of a missional life-style.

Contextually informed

Missional life is defined by presence in the everyday spaces of life where the student lives.

Interculturally focused

Students learn how to culturally examine their context and design missional life toward a display of the Kingdom to that cultural space.

Practically minded

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

Experientially transformed

Students are guided toward application oriented experiments in missional practice in their everyday spaces of life.