COLLEGE OF MISSIONS-MISSIONARY STUDIES AND MISSIOLOGY (ONLINE AFRICAN & JAMAICAN STUDENTS ONLY)

College of Mission-Missionary and Missiology-JAMAICA BRANCH

 COURSE SYLLABUS

Description: A program that focuses on the theory and practice of religious outreach, social service and proselytization, and that prepares individuals for mission vocations. Includes instruction in theology, evangelism, preaching, medical and social mission work, missionary education, missionary aviation, emergency services, legal and political aspects of working in other countries, and preparation for ordination as missionaries.

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INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF MISSIONS PROFESSORS
1 WEEK
What is ‘missions’?
What is a ‘missionary’?
Why study about missions?
THE HISTORY OF MISSIONS  
2 WEEK
History of Missions: Old Testament
History of Missions: John the Baptist & the Apostles
History of Missions: Post-Apostolic to Middle Ages
3 WEEK  
History of Missions: Protestant Reformation to American Revolution
THE MOTIVATION FOR MISSIONS  
4     WEEK
The Commandment (the main motivator)
5     WEEK
The Love (do you care?)
6     WEEK
The Lake of Fire (why have missions?)
7     WEEK
The Promise (Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit)
HOW ARE THE FIELDS LOOKING?  
8     WEEK
A Worldwide Emergency
9     WEEK
The 10:40 Window
10   WEEK
Outside the 10:40 Window
11   WEEK
What Field might God be calling you to?
THE BIBLICAL BASIS FOR MISSIONS  
12   WEEK
What’s the Mission?
13   WEEK
Where do Missionaries come from?
14   WEEK
The Training
15   WEEK
The Commissioning, Sending, and Planting
16   WEEK
A “Mission work” vs. the Biblical model
THE MINISTERS & MINISTRIES OF MODERN  MISSIONS  
17   WEEK
The Evangelist I
18   WEEK
The Evangelist II
19   WEEK
Getting the Big Picture of Biblical Missions
20   WEEK
Mission Boards I
21   WEEK
Mission Boards II
22   WEEK
Missionary helpers and short term missions
23   WEEK
The National Pastor issue
Female Missionaries
24   WEEK
Unorthodox & unscriptural ministers & ministries II
THE CALL & PREPARATION OF THE MISSIONARY  
25   WEEK
Recognizing and answering the call of God
Biblical examples of the call of God
How to discern which field He’s called you to
26   WEEK
How to prepare to be a Missionary
PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS OF MISSIONS
27   WEEK
Foreign field vs Home missionary: challenges, differences, similarities
28   WEEK
The Third World & Missions
29   WEEK    Exam # 3
The sending church’s role with the Missionary
30   WEEK
The Deputation dilemna   I
31   WEEK
The Deputation dilemna   II
32   WEEK
The Deputation dilemna  III
33   WEEK
The church member’s role in supporting missions
34   WEEK
Self-supportive church vs. dependency model
35   WEEK
Church planter vs. full time pastor model
36   WEEK
Getting to your field: documents, shipping, tickets, start up costs
37   WEEK
Furlough
Changing fields
38   WEEK
The language hurdle
Bible translation on the foreign field
THE LIFE OF A MISSIONARY  
39   WEEK
The advantages and disadvantages of being a Missionary
40   WEEK
Culture shock
The need for fellowship
41   WEEK
MISSIONARY RECRUITMENT
The Missionary’s family
42   WEEK
Life on the foreign field: the first year
43   WEEK
Life on the foreign field: years two through five
TODAY’S OBSTACLES IN MISSIONS  
44   WEEK
Sending church; supporting churches; Mission boards; Clearinghouses
45   WEEK
Governmental & Extremists obstacles
46   WEEK
Missionary attrition: Money & health, sin, heresy, discouragement
47   WEEK
A lack of laborers (pray ye therefore…)
48-50   WEEK
REVIEW

 

 

 

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