Oct 29, 2020  
School of Online Studies & Graduate School 2014-2015 
School of Online Studies & Graduate School 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ICS 3617 - Holistic Ministry

3 Credits

This course is a survey of the biblical and theoretical basis for holistic Christian ministry with a special focus on the church's ministry to the poor. Major attention will be given to key paradigms for ministry and their application to specific ministry contexts.  The course will address social, cultural, political and spiritual issues with an emphasis on holistic ministry responses and the gospel's impact on both individuals and society. Incarnational and contextual approaches to missions will be highlighted throughout along with an overview of various contemporary ministry tends. (Also SOC)