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.
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.
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.
Students are grounded in Jesus' words to his disciples, "As the Father has sent me, so I send you." (John 20:21).
This course immerses in the everyday practices of a missional life-style.
Missional life is defined by presence in the everyday spaces of life where the student lives.
Students learn how to culturally examine their context and design missional life toward a display of the Kingdom to that cultural space.
This course exposes students to best practices in missional ministry from a diversity of cultural and racial contexts to inform their own missional perspective.
Students are guided toward application oriented experiments in missional practice in their everyday spaces of life.