TMT4200EN - Moral Theology & the Missio Dei

Course description

How does Christian ethics relate to the mission of God? Students will explore and discuss a variety of issues related to Christian ethics and missions.

How this course benefits students

Christian ethics are grounded in the missional character of God. Students who minister or seek to minister in a variety of missional settings will be able to identify and apply Biblical ethics to their setting, especially in complex cross-cultural situations.

Why this course is important

Christian ethics is a common course offered in Bible Schools and Christian Universities. This course will be unique in that it is undergirded by the missional core of Scripture and focused on the missional endeavors of the student.

Credit hours
3 hours
Subject area
Moral Theology
Educational level
Learning type
Upcoming terms
* Schedule subject to change. Please contact the Registrar's office with schedule questions.
Dr. Christo Lombard, Distinguished Professor of Missional Ethics & Moral Theology

How this course relates to missional core values

Biblically based

The course is grounded in the ethics of Scripture: the character and actions of God.

Missionally driven

Ethics are not seen as merely individual behavior, but also as a testimony to the character of God and as a means of his redemptive mission.

Contextually informed

Biblical ethics and the mission of God applies to every context.

Interculturally focused

How moral theology applied missionally in a transcultural manner will be addressed.

Practically minded

The student will be called on to develop strategies for missional application.

Experientially transformed

The student will be called up to evaluate his/her own moral, ethical, and missional worldview.