Independent Study Urban Ministries

This course provides an introduction to the biblical and historical perspective of the "Missio Dei," the mission of God. The development of a "missional" mindset within each context of urban, cross cultural and world mission will be discussed. An emphasis on contextualization, worldview, and spiritual warfare on the mission field is examined. Class motto: "The Spirit of God is the Spirit of Mission!"

An in-depth look at urban ministry focusing on the biblical mandate of fulfilling the Great Commission. Topics include: Both historical and contemporary foundations of urban ministry as a theological perspective, 21st century urban challenges and cross cultural world evangelism. Emphasis is placed on Victory Outreach Ministries International as a contemporary urban ministry model.