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God has one unified, global purpose for all He does. This course introduces the exciting biblical, historical, cultural, and strategic dimensions of His plan. It addresses key issues: the basis of and necessity for world missions, and the status of and plan for world missions. Students are introduced to the basics they need to pursue missionary training or to help lead their local church in its global ministry.
Legacy CollectionThis course is part of a collection of courses taught by world-class evangelical professors from across the globe on a variety of topics. The lessons are presented on an intermediate to college or seminary level and provide a wealth of information for those who want to dig deeper into their faith. Select courses in the collection are from the Institute of Theological Studies (ITS), which was acquired by Our Daily Bread University.
- Articulate a foundational biblical theology of world missions.
- Be aware of the scope of God’s worldwide church and the needs, dangers, tensions, and trends in world missions today.
- Evaluate contemporary strategies for completing the task of world missions.
- Develop a balanced missions program for the local church and lead that church in global outreach.
- Respond to worldwide needs by pursuing lifelong personal involvement as a “sender” or a “sent one.”
Very interesting way to have lectures, but very productive. Very encouraging and motivated. I particularly found it very attractive. I would recommend to someone who has a beginner level of theology in academic education.
ThanksWagner, United States (US)
The only thing that I did not like about the course was that it was developed in 1984, and the statics are 40 years behind. I would have wanted to have the present statistic available.George, United States (US)
best course for basic missionary informationJ.j, United States (US)
I am pleased with the content contained in the courses. Thank you.Carrie, United States (US)
I have really learnt a lot from this course. May God richly bless and replenish every virtue. Thanks! A great course by all standards.Stephen, United States (US)
Much of the course material is as relevant today as when the audio tapes were made some 30 years ago. With that said, some of the audio material is dated and does not correspond with the syllabus (ie reference to roman numerals). The data presented in the lectures has probably changed since the mid 1980s and needs updating. With that said, I did learn a lot about the biblical basis for world missions. For that reason, I would recommend this course, but qualify that recommendation about the age of the recordings. I recommend that the course syllabus include the date the recordings were made and revised.Scott, United States (US)