MLV3620 Starting Missional Community Networks

Course Overview

Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: STAFF

Course Description:

This course is designed to equip those who are discerning a call to start or lead a network of missional communities. Topics to be covered are entrepreneurial leadership issues, church planting fundamentals, community engagement and the relevant principles of missional communities. Students will analyze their missional context for a potential planting.

How This Course Benefits Students:

Students will be exposed to the lexicon of terms for missional communities in contrast to the church planting vocabulary of Modern strategies. This course will survey the brief history of modern missional communities and connect their relevance to other community-driven models of church in the past.

Why This Course Is Important:

Missional communities are strategically designed as an anti-dote to the problems of postmodernism and consumerism in todays ministry context. They are experiential, deeply relational, strategically small and passionate about being sent into the given culture. This course is designed to equip students with the tools and leadership mindset to thrive in planting missional communities.