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Division: Graduate

This course will enable you to experience teaching in a cross-cultural environment as you will teach in church-related schools and in government schools. The subjects you will teach will be the Bible and other core subjects. You will also observe schools and teachers, study national curricula materials, and interact with other national educational personnel and students. You will have opportunity to visit schools in urban and rural locations, as well as receiving pre-service orientation, on-site orientation, field supervision, and post-field experience debriefing and evaluation.
3.00
Spring
Graduate
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You will study the mission of God as it is revealed in the Bible and throughout history. You will compare and evaluate principles, dynamics, philosophies, and practices of cross-cultural missions. You will grow in your ability to share the gospel with individuals from cultures other than your own.
3.00
Fall, Spring
Graduate
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In this course you will discover the biblical basis, strategic value, ethical viability, and current methods of taking the gospel to restricted access peoples. You will propose a creative access strategy for a specific population segment.
3.00
Fall, Spring
Graduate
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This course gives you the opportunity to study and gain experience in the cultivating, sowing, and reaping aspects of personal evangelism. Special emphasis will be given to practical application of knowledge and skills through sharing the gospel with non-Christians in a non-church context, as well as to training other Christians how to reach the unreached.
3.00
Fall, Spring
Graduate
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In this course you will explore the distinguishing contours of the missional church revolution as well as the leadership required to lead it. You will focus on three primary shifts: The shift from an internal to an external ministry focus, the shift from a program-driven to a people-driven development agenda, and the shift from church-based leadership to apostolic-era leadership.
3.00
Summer 1
Graduate
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This course will enable you to understand the worldview assumptions which are foundational to a person's belief systems and behavior patterns. You will analyze the culture and worldview of an ethno-linguistic or socio-economic grouping of people from a biblical worldview perspective. You will also consider elements of biblical contextualization. Prerequisites: BIB 5410; GLS 5110 or ICS 5050.
3.00
Fall, Spring
Graduate
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In this course you will study each biblical passage in which Jesus meets with His disciples in order to develop a comprehensive understanding of the tactics He used for ministry multiplication. You will then trace the replication of these tactics through the book of Acts. Finally, you will learn practical steps to implement these tactics within either of two contexts: The emerging church among unreached peoples, or the established church among reached peoples.
3.00
Fall, Spring
Graduate
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This course sharpens your strategic thinking, planning, and implementation skills for facilitating church planting movements. You will assume the role of a strategy coordinator and propose a master strategy for a movement of churches planting churches among a specific population segment.
3.00
Spring
Graduate
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A faculty member will direct your study as you participate in a seminar or pursue research in an area of special interest.
1.00-3.00
Fall
Graduate
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In this advanced seminar on the theory and practice of missions, you will examine the biblical and historical foundations, the cross-cultural implications, and various strategies for facilitating the establishment of the New Testament church among all the nations.
3.00
Summer 1
Graduate
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