MCG5320 Missional Community Transformation

Course Overview

Educational Level: Graduate, Master
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: STAFF

Course Description:

Drawing on the growing literature on reflective practice and congregational studies, this course will enable participants to develop their skills in theological reflection on such topics as: management of change and conflict, the understanding of structures, organizations and power issues, group dynamics, and professional ethics and boundaries. It is intended particularly for those whose roles include leadership of churches or community organizations, strategic thinking, and the development of vision.

How This Course Benefits Students:

Contextual theology is at the core of the missional imagination. This course will expose the students to various methods and resources to equip him or her to do contextual theology.

Why This Course Is Important:

One of the biggest challenges of the local missional community is that of change. How can the community both (a) seek to change in proactive ways to keep in step with Gods movement, and (b) deal with external forces that necessitate adaptation in times of discontinuous change. This course will introduce and equip the student to understand and lead in this context.