IME5152 - Emerging Understandings of Ministry

Course Description

"A church which pitches its tents without constantly looking out for new horizons, which does not constantly strike camp, is being untrue to its calling..." This quote by Hans Kung describes the intent of emerging understandings of ministry. We will ask ourselves probing questions and explore mental models that help us focus on the "cutting edge" of the kingdom of God in the twenty-first century.

Course Objectives

The following will be achieved by completing this course:
1. To examine present and potential mental models of ministry
2. To discover movements of God within our communities and contexts
3. To help provide leadership for the expanding grace happenings of God
4. To inspire and develop new and renewed expressions of Christ's body

A complete list of books, requirements and additional details may be found on under "Class Schedule".