MIS1100 Exploring Worldview in Christian Witness

Course Overview

Educational Level: Lower undergraduate, Associate
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor:  Dr. Curt Watke

Course Description:

Exploration of an approach to worldview study and a dialogical method to sharing your faith at a personal level, beginning with a clear understanding of Christian mission. Considers how understanding another persons worldview through asking excellent questions will lead to a variety of approaches to evangelism in the context of diverse 21st century cultures.

How This Course Benefits Students:

All ministry today is multi-cultural and all ministry is carried on in a multi-cultural context. Worldviews significantly impact how the message of the Gospel is perceived. This course explores the dynamics of culture as an ever-changing framework for understanding reality and guides students to engage persons of various worldviews through on-going conversations based on assumptions people have about life.

Why This Course Is Important:

A worldview is an ever-changing set of ideas, beliefs and values that determine our assumptions about life. Assumptions are difficult to define because they are usually unconscious and they are constantly in a state of change and flux. By understanding another persons worldview through asking excellent questions, students will be able to develop a variety of approaches to evangelism in the context of diverse 21st century cultures.