Church Planting (MIN 724)

Course: 
MIN 724
Description: 

This course begins by examining the biblical roots of church planting, some theological principles that are applicable to this practice and the historical context within which the contemporary church planting movement is set. Further topics include an introduction to strategic reasons for church planting, contemporary models and assessing the suitability of the local context. Attention is given to the characteristics and role of church planters. This course examines many practical issues involved in the process of church planting and concludes by drawing on lessons from recent church planting experience, reflecting on missiological and ecclesiological issues and assessing the emergence of different kinds of churches. It is recommended to take MIN-720 concurrently.

Code Units Letter Grades Pass/Fail Option Frequency Prerequisites
MIN 724 1 - 3 Yes Yes Biennially