MLV3610 Gospel-Centered Missional Communities

Course Overview

Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Matthew Murphy

Course Description:

This course will examine a Gospel centered community. Students will learn what it mean to live a Gospel centered life and the implications that has for community. They will develop an understanding of their Gospel Identity and their biblical mandate to be a unified community centered on the Gospel living the Spirits mission to build the Kingdom. Students will learn the theology behind a Gospel Centered Missional Community and practical steps to implementing one into their local context.

How This Course Benefits Students:

A true Missional Community is one that is centered on the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The course will dive deep into the Gospel and the implications the Gospel has for the community. The course will examine the nature of the church and how the Gospel is the center of that. Without an understanding of a Gospel Centered Community the community is no different than any other secular community organization.

Why This Course Is Important:

The Gospel is the most important thing for a missional church. Without an understanding of a Gospel Centered Community we will not be able to establish a missional life, community, or church. It is important that students have a basis for this. A true Missional Community is one that is centered on the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The course will dive deep into the Gospel and the implications the Gospel has for the community. The course will examine the nature of the church and how the Gospel is the center of that. Without an understanding of a Gospel Centered Community the community is no different than any other secular community organization