EXPLORE THE SCHOOL OF MISSIONAL PRACTICE

MISSIONAL PRACTICE CORE 
The School of Missional Practice prepares men and women to join the mission of God in their community in practical ways.

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CORE COURSES:

  • The Gospel and the Missio Dei
  • Introduction to Missional Disciplemaking
  • Principles & Practices of Missional Congregations
  • Introduction to Missional Leadership
MARKETPLACE MINISTRY 
 
 
MISSIONAL DISCIPLEMAKING 
MissionalDisciplemakingThe Missional Disciplemaking concentration prepares men and women to join the mission of God by mentoring believers who grow spiritually and missionally.
SAMPLE COURSES:
  • Introduction to Missional Disciplemaking 
  • Disciplemaking in Cultural Context
  • Designing Disciplemaking Materials
  • Spiritual Warfare in Disciplemaking
  • Chronological Bible Storying
  • Disciplemaking in Urban Environments
  • Disciplemaking in Town & Country Environments
  • Disciplemaking in Working Class Environments
  • Disciplemaking in Affluent & Surburban Environments
  • Disciplemaking in Aspiring MultiFamily Environments

 

MISSIONAL COMMUNITIES 
worshipleader2.jpgThe Missional Communities concentration prepares men and women to join the mission of God by fostering Fresh Expressions of missional service.
SAMPLE COURSES:
  • The Gospel & the Missio Dei (SMP Core)
  • Launching Missional Communities
  • Leading Missional Communities
  • Foundations of Apartment Ministry
  • Missional Communities Among the Military
  • Missional Ministry in Mobile Home Parks

 

MISSIONAL CONGREGATIONS 
MissionalCongregationsThe Missional Congregations concentration prepares men and women to join the mission of God by developing churches that organize based on the mission of God.
SAMPLE COURSES:
  • Principles & Practices of Missional Congregations (SMP Core)
  • Congregational Remissioning
  • Missional Community Transformation
  • Models of Missional Ministry Leadership
  • Missional Renewal in an Intercultural World

 

MISSIONAL LEADERSHIP 
worshipleader2.jpgThe Missional Leadership concentration prepares men and women to join the mission of God by learning how to lead missional organizations.
SAMPLE COURSES:
  • Introduction to Missional Leadership (SMP Core)
  • Launching Missional Organizations
  • Leading Missional Organizations
  • Friend & Fund Raising in Missional Organizations
  • Volunteer Management in Missional Organizations
  • Financial Planning for Missional Organizations
  • Strategic Planning in Missional Organizations

 

URBAN MISSIONS 
UrbanMissionsThe Urban Missions concentration equips men and women to join the mission of God by developing urban missional ministry and strategy.
SAMPLE COURSES:
  • Urban Theology: Space, Place & the City
  • Exegeting the City: Sociological Perspectives
  • City Evangelization: Historical Perspectives
  • Metro Missional Strategy: Strategic Perspectives
  • Urban Ministry: Missional Perspectives
  • Disciplemaking in Urban Environments
  • Missional Planting in High Density Cities

 

MULTIHOUSING MINISTRY 
Multhousing MinistryThe Multhousing Ministry concentration prepares men and women to join the mission of God by learning how to lead missional communities in multihousing environments.
SAMPLE COURSES:
  • Foundations of Apartment Ministry
  • Advanced Multihousing Ministry
  • Church Planting in Multihousing Environments
  • Chaplaincy in the Multihousing Industry

 

MISSIONAL PLANTING 
worshipleader2.jpgThe Missional Planting concentration prepares men and women to join the mission of God by starting missional congregations among peoples and places.
SAMPLE COURSES:
  • Life & Work of the Missional Church Planting Team
  • Planting Missional Congregatons
  • Ethnically Inclusive Missional Planting
  • Missional Planting in African-American Communities
  • Missional Planting in Asian-American Communities
  • Missional Planting in Hispanic-American Communities
  • Missional Planting in Native-American Communities
  • Missional Planting in Postmodern Communities
  • Missional Planting in HIgh Density Cities
  • Missional Planting in Town & Country Areas
  • Fostering Church Planting Movements

 

EMERGING GENERATIONS MINISTRY 
Student MinistryThe Missional Student Ministries concentration prepares men and women to join the mission of God by reaching and discipling the emerging generation including college students and early career young adults.
SAMPLE COURSES:
  • Emerging Generations Culture
  • Introduction to Collegiate Ministries
  • Developing Church Collegiate Ministries
  • Church Planting among Emerging Generations