ELD3310 Theology and Practice of Urban Youth Ministry

Course Overview

Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Michael Knight

Course Description:

This course, by examining the realities of growing up urban through the lenses of mission, divine image, leadership and Gods Kingdom, will formulate a theological basis for youth engagement and identify its practical implications for urban youth ministry.

How This Course Benefits Students:

People engaged in or seeking to enter urban youth ministry need tangible models and a solid biblical basis for urban youth development. This course will help students establish a framework out of which they can pursue a transformational ministry among the youth they serve/plan to serve.

Why This Course Is Important:

Transformational Discipleship, as a missional approach to urban youth discipleship, is new to the urban ministry scene. Its focus on youth leadership multiplication at the grass-root level addresses a significant need in city-centers across the country.