BIB3110 Missional Practice of the Early Church
Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Fergus King
Focuses on the book of Acts as a witness to the message and methods of the earliest attempts at Christian mission. The goals of the course include discerning what contemporary Christians ought to emulate in modern missionary practice. Assessment will include a range of readings, lectures, discussion forums, group projects, and also a descriptive essay.
How This Course Benefits Students:
Students in this course will be further equipped with the tools and skills necessary for faithful biblical interpretation, for the appropriate application of scripture for missional/ministry purposes, and for the sensitive translation of the gospel across cultural, contextual, social, and ethnic bounds.
Why This Course Is Important:
With the primary focus of this class being on Acts we get to dive into the biblical text that gives us the most insight into the habits, practices, and methods of the earliest form of Christian mission. Acts undoubtedly informs so much of a biblically robust missiology that its very important that we give Acts the attention it deserves.