This emphasis deals with learning what God has done to provide for eternal salvation for all mankind and how to personally obtain that salvation (evangelism), the history of sharing that message in local and cross-cultural settings, and strategies for how to best spread that good news to the ends of the earth now.

The following classes are included in this emphasis:

121 - Introduction to Missions

This course is designed to acquaint the student with the priority of the Missionary Program in the mind of God. The course strives to introduce the student to the basic principles of missions and life on the mission field.
(2 credit hours)


122 - Personal Evangelism

Various methods of evangelism and follow-up are studied. The actual use of these methods is put into practice in the daily life of the student.
(2 credit hours)


221 - History of Missions

This is a study of the missionary movement from its beginnings in the book of Acts to the present day. The lives of people who spearheaded the missionary endeavor are highlighted.
(2 credit hours)


222 - Inside Missions

Pastors, prospective missionaries, and missions-minded Christians gain insight into the ever-changing postmodern world of missions through a conservative 21st Century textbook. An understanding of the interplay between churches, missionaries, and mission agencies is enriched by hearing boots-on-the-ground personal life experiences on the mission field.
(2 credit hours)


321 - Current Mission Strategy

Teaching of this course is built on an understanding of the Inside Missions 222 course. Within a Biblical framework, the content covers strategies in the 21st Century missions context from a historical, geographical, and goal-oriented perspective.
(2 credit hours)