ICSP 250-01 INTRODUCTION TO MISSIONS
Course Description: This course is an introduction to the world mission of the church including its biblical and theological foundations, historical development, cultural perspectives, and present practices. It aims to provide the students with a general introduction to contemporary world missions. Students will be able to wrestle with contemporary challenges to missions in light of the emergence of the non-Christian religions of the world.
ICSP 370-01 GLOBALIZATION AND CULTURE
Course Description: This course is designed to offer students an overview of the emergence and development of globalization. It will focus on intercultural encounters facilitated by globalization and local responses to global impacts. The course will also examine migration, immigration, socioeconomic and religiocultural issues prevalent in an emerging global culture and how these global trends affects the mission of the church.
ICSP 400 CHURCH AND URBAN TRANSFORMATION
Course Description: This course provides an intensive examination of strategies and tools that may be employed in urban churches to bring about community transformation. It will examine case studies that address the need for social awareness, with particular emphasis on issues affecting multicultural communities. Students will identify obstacles to community transformation and develop strategies for overcoming these challenges.
CHMN 320-01 INTRODUCTION TO MULTICULTURAL MINISTRY
Course Description: This course is intended to introduce the student with the competencies necessary to do effective ministry in a world where pluralism, diversity and multiculturalism have become operant terms. This course is premised upon the understanding that multicultural ministry is normative for the mission of the Church. Consequently, the course provides students with an appreciation for ministry from culturally diverse perspectives. Students are apprised of the basic tools required for integrating pastoral and theological skills in multicultural contexts.
CHMN220-01 BIBLICAL INTERPRETATION FOR MINISTRY
Course Description: This course intends to prepare students for quality Bible study which supports the work of evangelical, Pentecostal ministry. The pragmatic nature of this course emphasizes the inductive method of Bible study, fostering direct engagement with biblical texts and demonstration of sound hermeneutical skills. Sensitivity to a text’s literary features will be a primary focus of the course.