BIB1110 Exploring the New Testament Missionally

Course Overview

Educational Level: Lower undergraduate, Associate
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Hughson Ong

Course Description:

An overview of the content and theology of the New Testament from a missional perspective, utilizing the methodology of missional hermeneutics. The purpose is to discern the missio Dei from the New Testament in order to better understand how the Church is meant to participate in it today. Students will engage the material through readings, lectures, reflective assignments, and discussion forums, and student learning will be assessed by listing, recognizing, and applying key principles from the course in quizzes and tests.

How This Course Benefits Students:

Students will gain a better understanding of the New Testament as a whole and specifically in its witness to the mission of God. This will equip students to recognize and participate in the mission of God in the world, providing them with the appropriate framework for such missionary endeavors as well as the crucial skillset of biblical interpretation for the sake of communicating the gospel in a faithful manner.

Why This Course Is Important:

Understanding the New Testament is crucial to being biblically literate Christians who are informed, from a biblical worldview, about how to do missions faithfully. Discerning the missio Dei from the New Testament is crucial towards that end.