Missions (MS)

MS 3328 Church Conflict and Church Growth (3 credit hours)

A study of strategies to address and avoid conflict in our churches. Additionally, the matter of church growth during and after conflict will be studied.

MS 3370 Introduction to Missions (3 credit hours)

This course provides students with an introduction to Christian missions. The course will emphasize how Southern Baptists fulfill the Great Commission.

MS 3405 Traditional Religions, World Religions, and Cults (3 credit hours)

A general survey of the major world religions and American cults. The course examines basic concepts in world religions and is designed to help students understand the basic beliefs in order to contextualize the message of the gospel in appropriate forms and lead followers of these religions to faith in Christ.

MS 3500 Leadership in Missions (3 credit hours)

This course provides a study of the nature of Christian leadership, primarily in the context of international missions. Substantial attention is given to various character qualities and leadership competencies necessary for effectiveness in cross-cultural ministry. This course deals with issues related to discipling and equipping new Christians for church leadership. It also deals with the processes and procedures related to advanced strategic planning and team ministry.