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ME5000FoundationsofChristianMissions|TEDSMadison|Fall2013|LeeWanak 1ME 5000 Foundations of Christian Missions (2 cr.) TEDS Madison Extension Fall Semester 2013 Sept. 20-21; Oct. 11-12; Nov. 15-16 Fri. 6:30 PM 9:30 PM, Sat. 8:30 AM 4:30 PM Lee Wanak, PhD Phone: 608-807-2275 Email: l_wanak@yahoo.com COURSESYLLABUSCOURSEDESCRIPTIONAsurveyofthetheology,history,culture,politics,andmethodsoftheChristianmission,withspecialemphasisonrecentdevelopments,crucialissues,andfuturetrends,endingwithacarefulstudyofmissionsinthelocalchurch.MACSHistoricalandGlobalStudies/M.Div.Core.LEARNINGOBJECTIVES Studentswillbeabletoarticulateabiblicalbasisformissions Studentswillbecomefamiliarwithbroadoutlineofthehistoryofthemissionaryoutreachofthechurch Developanunderstandingofthepresentstateoftheworldwidechurch Gainpracticalinsightsontheroleofthepastorandthelocalchurchinworldmission Beabletofindresourcesformissionsontheweb Studentswillunderstandtheprocessofanindividualbecomingandthenservingasamissionary(missionarylifeandservice) Becomeacquaintedwithsomeofthekeyissuesinmissionstoday. BechallengedandequippedtobecomepersonallyinvolvedwiththeGospeltoyourownJerusalem,Judea,Samariaandtheendsoftheearth. Beginalifelongpersonalcommitmenttoworldwidemissionsthroughlearningaboutmissions,praying,going,sending,welcoming,andmobilizing.COURSETEXTSMoreau,A.Scott,GaryR.Corwin,andGaryB.McGee.IntroducingWorldMissions:ABiblical,Historical,andPracticalSurvey.GrandRapids:BakerAcademic,2004.PerspectivesontheWorldChristianMovement:AReader4thedition(seeReadingLog)COURSEREQUIREMENTS1.ReadingLog10%.Tobeturnedinattheendofthecourse.2.CourseAttendanceandParticipation10%.Additionaldailyassignmentsmayalsobegiven.ME5000FoundationsofChristianMissions|TEDSMadison|Fall2013|LeeWanak 23.WritingAssignments50%.TenShortReflectionPapers.Eachpaperistobedoublespacedand350to400words.FivepapersareonreadingsfromMoreauandaretodemonstratethatyouhavereadtheassignmentandhavereflectedonthereadingsbyintegratingreadingswiththeoreticalideasandpersonalexperience.ChooseonechapterfromeachofthefivePartsinMoreau(forexample,fromPart1,youcanchoosefromchapters2,3,4,or5).Identifythekeypointsinthechapterandprovideyourownthoughtsandinsightsintothetopics.Papersaredueasscheduledbelow.Theremainingfivepapertopicsarechosenfromthelistbelow.Thepurposeofthesefivepapersishelpyoubridgecourseworktoyourministrycontext.o ExaminationofthemissiologicalimplicationsoftheLausanneCovenanto DiscussionofamovieonmissionssuchasEndofaSpearorCandleintheDarko Developmentofasermonseriesonmissionso Youviewsonanarticleinthereadingsortopicdiscussedinclasso Analysisofashorttermmissiontripo Analysisofalocalchurchpolicymanualo Acomparisonofmissionorganizationso Anoutlineofamissionstrategyo Aplantodevelopalocalchurchvisionformissionsinvolvementamongaparticularagegroup4.FinalExamProject30%.Enterintocrossculturalministryexperiencesuchasevangelism,worship,teachingorsocialconcern,connectedwithachurch,parachurchorganization.Observe,participate,askquestions,makenotes,andthinkcritically.Beinsightful.Youwillbegradedonhowyouusewhatyouvelearned.Startearly.Itsimpossibletodothiskindofexamatthelastminute.Writeacouplepagesoneachofthefollowingthreeparts:1) Discusstheissuesinvolvedinthecontext2) Addressrelevantmissiologicalprinciplesatplay3) Drawconclusionsonhowtheseprinciplesshouldshapeattitudes,strategy,andpracticesforministryinrelationtothespecificcontext.GradingScaleA 93100A 9092.9B+8789.9B 8386.9B 8082.9C+ 7779.9C 7376.9C 7072.9D+6769.9D 6366.9D 6062.9F 0059.9COURSESCHEDULESession Topic DueWeek11 Courseintroduction,Encountering ReadingsforWeek1(seeME5000FoundationsofChristianMissions|TEDSMadison|Fall2013|LeeWanak 3MissionintheScriptures.PurposeofMissions.EvangelismandSocialConcern.ReadingLog)ReflectiononMoreauCh.15.Areflectionofyourchoice.2 MissionandtheKingdom.Mission,Missions,MissionalandMissioDei.EScaleandPScale.WhatisMissionWork?Webbasedresources.3 LocalChurchIssues:Roleofthesendingchurch,ShorttermMissions,TheMissionsCommitteeandMissionsandMoney,Prayer,EducatingforMission,Welcoming,LocalUrbanMission,ModalityandSodality.Week24 EncounteringMissioninHistory ReadingsforWeek2(seeReadingLog)ReflectionsonMoreauCh.68andMoreauCh.911.Tworeflectionsofyourchoice.5 EncounteringMissionsasaCandidate6 Theroleofthemissionagency.Relationshipswithnationalchurches.ChurchPlantingMovements.TheCSpectrum.IndividualandGroupConversion.CrossculturalCommunication.Week37 EncounteringMissionasaSentOneandaSenderReadingsforWeek3(seelog)ReflectionsMoreauCh.1215andMoreauCh.1619.Tworeflectionsofyourchoice.8 MissionsEncounteringtheContemporaryWorld9 Culture,WorldviewandMissionStrategies:MissionStrategy,BusinessasMission,UnreachedPeoples,UrbanMission,IncarnationandContextualization.Dependency.TheGodword.InsidermovementsCOURSEFORMATClasssessionsareacrucialpartofthecourse.Classroomtimewillbedividedbetweenlectureanddiscussion.Becauseofthediscussionnatureofthecourseitisimportanttocompleteassignedreadingsbeforeclass.Sincewearemeetingononlysixdaysfullattendanceisexpected.Ifyoumustmissaclassforanunexpectedemergencyyoucaninterviewapersonwhointheclassandturninyourwrittensummaryoftheclassyoumissed.Youwillreceiveapartialreductionofyourgrade.ME5000FoundationsofChristianMissions|TEDSMadison|Fall2013|LeeWanak 4Thereadingsareessentialastheyprovideasystematicoverviewofthecontentthatmustbemastered.Thereadingswilloftenalsoformthebasisofclassdiscussion.Thelectureswillnotexamineeachimportantarea,butrathertheywillprovidedeeperreflectiononselectedmattersofsignificance. RELATEDLITERATURE:Andrews,Dave.BuildingaBetterWorld:BuildingCommunitiesofHopeinTroubledTimes.NewYork:Crossroads,1998.Beavens,StevenB.ModelsofContextualTheology.Manila,Philippines:LogosPublications,2002.Bolt,Peter,(et.al.).TheGospeltotheNations:PerspectivesonPaulsMission.DownersGrove,IL:InterVarsityPress,2000.Bosch,DavidJ.TransformingMission:ParadigmShiftsinTheologyandMission.Maryknoll,NY:OrbisBooks,1992.Bradshaw,B.BridgingtheGap:Evangelism,DevelopmentandShalom.Monrovia,CA:MARC,1993.Christian,Jayakumar.GodoftheEmptyHanded:Poverty,PowerandtheKingdomofGod.Monrovia,CA:MARC,1999.Corrie,John.DictionaryofMissionTheology:EvangelicalFoundations.DownersGrove,Illinois:InterVarsityPress,2007Dyrness,WilliamA.LettheEarthRejoice:ABiblicalTheologyofHolisticMission.Westchester,IL:Crossway,1983.Elmer,Duane.CrossCulturalConnections:SteppingoutandFittinginAroundtheWorld.DownersGrove:InterVarsityPress,2002.Engel,JamesF.andWilliamDyrness.(2000).ChangingtheMindofMissions.DownersGrove,IL:InterVarsityPress.Garrison,David.ChurchPlantingMovements:HowGodisredeemingaLostWorld.Midlothian,Virginia:WIGTakeResources,2004.Glenny,EdwardW.andSmallman,WilliamH.MissionsintheNewMillennium.GrandRapids,MI:KregelPublications,2000.Gnanakan,Ken.(1993).KingdomConcerns:ATheologyofMissionToday.Liecester:InterVarsityPress.Guthrie,Stan.MissionsintheThirdMillennium:21KeyTrendsforthe21stCenturyRevisedandExpandedEdition.Waynesboro,GA:Paternoster,2005.Hesselgrave,DavidRommen,David.Contextualization:Meanings,MethodsandModels.GrandRapids,Michigan:BakerBookHouse,1989.Hesselgrave,David.PlantingChurchesCrossCulturally.GrandRapids,MI:BakerBookHouse,2000.Hiebert,PaulandEloiseHiebertMenses.IncarnationalMinistry:PlantingChurchesinBand,Tribal,Peasant,andUrbanSocieties.GrandRapids:BakerBookHouse,1995.Hiebert,PaulG.AnthropologicalReflectionsonMissiologicalIssues.GrandRapids:BakerBookHouse,1994.Hiebert,PaulG.AnthropologicalInsightsforMissionaries.GrandRapids:BakerBookHouse,1985.ME5000FoundationsofChristianMissions|TEDSMadison|Fall2013|LeeWanak 5Jenkins,Philip.TheNextChristendom:TheComingofGlobalChristianity.NewYork:OxfordUniversityPress,2002.Kohls,L.RobertandKnight,JohnM.DevelopingInterculturalAwareness:ACrossculturalTrainingHandbook.Yarmouth,Maine:InterculturalPress,1994.Kostenberger,AndreasJ.andPeterT.OBrien.SalvationtotheEndsoftheEarth:ABiblicalTheologyofMission.DownersGrove:InterVarsityPress,2001.Lingenfelter,Judith.TeachingCrossCulturally:AnIncarnationalModelforLearningandTeaching.GrandRapids:BakerBookHouse,2003Lingenfelter,SherwoodG.andMayers,Marvin.MinisteringCrossCulturally:AnIncarnationalModelforPersonalRelationships.Pasadena,CA:WilliamCareyLibrary,1986.Lingenfelter,SherwoodG.TransformingCulture:AChallengeforChristianMissions.GrandRapids,Michigan:BakerBookHouse,1998.Mandryk,Jason.OperationWorld:SeventhEdition.ColoradoSprings:BiblicaPublishing,2010.Myers,BryantL.TheNewContextofWorldMission.Monrovia,CA:MARC,1996.Neill,Stephen.AHistoryofChristianMissions.Middlesex,England:Penguin,1964.Parshall,Phil.Muslimevangelism:ContemporaryApproachestoContextualization.Waynesboro,Georgia:GabrielPublishing,2003.Paulson,Hank.GlobalPartnerships,NetworkingandNationals:TheThirdParadigminMissions.ColoradoSprings,Colorado:NewHopePublishing,2002.Piper,John.LettheNationsBeGlad!TheSupremacyofGodinMissions.GrandRapids:BakerBookHouse,1993.Rundle,Steve,andSteffen,Tom.GreatCommissionCompanies:TheEmergingRoleofBusinessinMissions.DownersGrove,IL:InterVarsityPress,2003.Samuel,VinayandChrisSugden.MissionasTransformation:ATheologyoftheWholeGospel.Irvine,CA:Regnum,1999.Steffen,TomA.(2000).BusinessasUsualintheMissionsEnterprise?Pasadena,CA:WilliamCareyLibrary.Stetzer,Ed.PlantingNewChurchesinaPostmodernAge.NashvilleTennessee:BroadmanandHoleman,2003.Stott,JohnR.W.ChristianMissionintheModernWorld.DownersGrove,IL:InterVarsityPress,1975.Studerman,Robert.CallousedHands,CourageousSouls:HolisticSpiritualityofDevelopmentandMission.Monrovia,CA:MARC,1999.Taylor,WilliamD.GlobalMissiologyforthe21stCentury.GrandRapids:BakerBookHouse,2000.Taylor,WilliamD.KingdomPartnershipsforSynergyinMissions.Pasadena,CA:WilliamCareyLibrary,1994.Terry,JohnMark,EbbieSmithandJusticeAnderson.Missiology:AnIntroductiontotheFoundations,History,andStrategiesofWorldMissions.Nashville:BroadmanandHolman,1998.Tippett,Alan.IntroductiontoMissiology.Pasadena:WilliamCareyLibrary,1987.Tucker,RuthA.FromJerusalemtoIrianJaya.GrandRapids:Zondervan,1986.VanRheenen,Gailyn.Missions:BiblicalFoundations&ContemporaryStrategies.GrandRapids:Zondervan,1996.ME5000FoundationsofChristianMissions|TEDSMadison|Fall2013|LeeWanak 6Winter,RalphD.andStephenC.Hawthorne,eds.PerspectivesontheWorldChristianMovement,4thed.Pasadena:WilliamCareyLibrary,2009.Yamamori,Tetsunao.PenetratingMissionsFinalFrontier.DownersGrove,IL:InterVarsityPress,1993.Yamamori,TetsunaoandEldred,KennethA.OnKingdomBusiness.TransformingMissionsThroughEntrepreneurialStrategies.Wheaton,Illinois:CrosswayBooks,2003 ESTIMATEDWORKLOADCourseassignmenttimeis2800minutesfor2unitsReading 1440Writing 1000FinalExamProject 360 2800ME5000FoundationsofChristianMissions|TEDSMadison|Fall2013|LeeWanak 7ArticlesfromthePerspectivesontheWorldChristianMovement:AReader4thedition(SubmitreportduringWeek3)Articles Page# #ofPagesReadforWeek1IntroducingWorldMissionsbyScott Moreau,Ch.15 p.11 79TheLivingGodisaMissionaryGodbyJohnR.W.Stott p.3 7TheStoryofHisGlorybyStevenC.Hawthorne p.49 14LettheNationsBeGlad!byJohnPiper p.64 6TheLausanneCovenant p.764 6Initialcompletedreadings:_______________ 112ReadforWeek2IntroducingWorldMissionsbyScottMoreau,Ch.611 p.91 112TheTwoStructuresofGodsRedemptiveMissionbyRalphD.Winter p.244 10TheNewMacedonia:ARevolutionaryNewErainMissionBeginsbyRalphD.Winterp.347 15TheStateoftheGospelbyJasonMandryk p.361 8FinishingtheTask:TheUnreachedPeoplesChallengebyRalphD.WinterandBruceA.Kochp.531 16TheChallengeoftheCitiesbyRogerS.Greenway p.559 6Initialcompletedreadings:_______________ 167ReadforWeek3IntroducingWorldMissionsbyScottMoreau,Ch.1219 p.203 111CultureWorldviewandContextualizationbyCharlesH.Kraft p.400 7FindingaPlaceandServingMovementsWithinSocietybyPaulG.Hiebertp.451 9CulturalImplicationsofanIndigenousChurchbyWilliamA.Smalley p.497 6TheWillowbankReportbyTheLausanneCommitteeforWorldEvangelizationp.506 22OntheCuttingEdgeofMissionStrategybyC.PeterWagner p.574 9TheUrbanPoor:WhoAreWe?byVivGrigg p.610 5ChurchPlantingMovementsbyDavidGarrison p.646 3DependencybyGlennSchwartz p.657 3TheCSpectrumbyJohnJ.Travis p.664 2MustAllMuslimsLeaveIslamtoFollowJesus?byJohnJ.Travis p.668 5Reconsecration:ToaWartime,NotaPeacetimeLifestylebyRalphD.Winterp.722 3WelcomingtheWorldatYourDoorbyDouglasShawandBobNorsworthyp.750 2MissioDeiorMissioMe?ShortTermMissionsandGodsGlobalPurposebyRogerPetersonp.752 5RestoringtheRoleofBusinessinMissionbySteveRundle p.757 8Initialcompletedreadings:_______________ 171

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