This unit is designed to give the student an introduction to the concept and practice of mission and its priority for the people of God. It explores the topic of mission from a biblical, theological, historical and sociological perspective. It enables the student to develop and apply concepts of mission in their local context.
Identify developments in the theology and practice of mission in the Bible and in different eras of church history.
Describe the impact of current sociological issues and trends on the practice of mission for the church.
Define the concept of holistic mission.
Evaluate current approaches to mission utilised by individuals, congregations and denominations.
Propose strategies for mission in a local setting.
Lectures, group work, online forums, videos
2,000 word essay
1,000 word case study/project
1,000 words equivalent online forum participation, regular postings
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 20 Jul, 2017
Unit Record last updated: 2019-09-18 11:17:05 +1000