Urban Ministry

Class Dates: Sep 02, 2021 - Sep 23, 2021
Day/time: Thursdays 6-8 PM (Pacific)
Length: 4 WEEKS / 8 HOURS
Instructor: TBD

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Course Description


This course focuses on the distinct and challenging ministry found within urban contexts. A theological perspective focused on the city will be discussed. Discussing how congregations reach into the city will include a practical and theological conversation related to human care and evangelistic ministries.

4 weeks / 8 hours

Goals and Objectives

Being Objectives (Spiritual Formation): The student will

  • exhibit characteristics of a spiritual missionary, whose habit for life and ministry centers in the Lord Jesus Christ found in Scripture;
  • acquire an appreciation for the city and values, beliefs, and worldviews it brings;
  • evaluate personal desires related to entering urban contexts in order to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ;
  • exhibit confidence in the ability to fully participate in another culture as both learner and teacher;
  • develop confidence and acceptance that mission work can be enhanced by the removal of cultural and communicative barriers and replaced by bridges for effective Gospel communication.

Knowing Objectives (Cognitive Formation): The student will

  • demonstrate an understanding and knowledge of urban contexts as they are developed in the literature, spoken about in class, or witnessed in contexts;
  • articulate how to communicate the Gospel effectively in urban contexts;
  • learn methods and strategies suitable for outreach ministry in urban contexts.

Doing Objectives (Conative Formation): The student will

  • visit various ministries located in the urban centers;
  • participate in outreach activities in urban contexts;
  • interact with professionals and lay persons who have or are working in urban contexts.

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