Service in Mission MIN190 (20 Credits)

This course aims to introduce learners to cross-cultural Christian service and ministry in agencies, non-government organisations (NGOs) and churches.

  • Integrate learning in the classroom into practical situations.
  • Develop learners’ interpersonal and team building skills in a multi-cultural context.
  • Help identify and develop the learner’s spiritual gifts and understanding as to how they may fit into a ministry role in the future.
  • Train the learner to implement plans and strategies for ministry and be disciplined to see it through.
This course consists of two components

Team Ministry - 10 credits

This component consists of 36 weeks of regualr supervised weekly cross-cultural ministry in the local community in a variety of settings.

Ministry Skill Development - 10 credits

1. Contemporary mission

One week block component giving training on current issues in cross-cultural Christian mission from a visiting lecturer.

2. Children in Crisis

One week block component giving training on Christian ministry to children in crisis in different contexts.