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CEM2003 - Introduction to Christian Educational Ministries

Course Description

A survey of the historical development and contemporary forms of Christian educational ministry programs.

Course Objectives

The following learning objectives will be achieved by this course:

  1. To aid the student in gaining a basic understanding of primary principles that form the foundation of effective Christian education in a local church.
  2. To assist the student to interpret these primary principles into a personal philosophy of Christian education.
  3. To help the student develop the skills necessary for applying these primary principles in the development and ongoing operation of a local church Christian educational ministry.

The following are competencies for Ministry as outlined in the Sourcebook for Ministerial Development that will be addressed in this course:

  • Ability to describe and apply knowledge of human development in leading people to Christian maturity. (CP9)
  • Ability to prepare and lead discipleship ministries that are biblically sound, age-appropriate, intergenerational, and culturally sensitive. (CP15)
  • Ability to assess contemporary approaches to ministry in light of enduring theological and contextual perspectives. (CP16)

Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

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