M7100
Introduction to Mission

The unit Introduction to Mission introduces students to missiology as an academic discipline, providing them with an overview of key biblical, cultural, historical, and strategic aspects of mission. It exposes students to various expressions of Christian mission and alerts them to the challenges of communicating the gospel message cross-culturally.

Study Level

Undergraduate

Discipline

Christian Life and Ministry

Sub Discipline

Mission

Credit Points

9

Prerequisites

Nil

Exclusions

Nil

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this unit students will be able to:

  1. explain the biblical and theological basis of Christian mission in relation to the missio dei
  2. delineate key historical, cultural, and strategic perspectives related to the practice of world mission
  3. evaluate strategies to strengthen local church involvement in world mission within a given or selected context
  4. analyse recent expressions of Christian mission from theological, cultural and/or strategic perspectives
  5. apply perspectives covered in this unit to the practice of mission and/or evangelism in a specific context.
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