‘Introduction to Strategic Mission’ Subject

Participation in the conference can be the first part of a formal study in mission. The second part is three extra 50 minute tutorial sessions at the end of each day to discuss learnings from the conference. Students will be given information about which sessions they need to attend.

This unit explores what is involved in sharing the gospel with different socio-cultural-religious communities in ways that are culturally appropriate and effective in leading to the establishment of Communities of Faith. Among topics considered are the mission of God, the justification for mission, theology of contextualisation and inculturation, encouraging local theologies and self-theologising, models of incarnational ministry, sharing faith with host communities, engagement and evangelism in Muslim and Buddhist contexts, contextualisation in Australian indigenous community contexts, and ethical, strategic and practical issues in global mission today.

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Students must enrol in the unit through Whitley in addition to registering for the conference on this website. Students in other institutions may also be able to access cross-institutional credit. Please contact your college for more information.

Inquiries regarding enrolment can be made to the Whitley College Registrar, Dorothy Morgan dmorgan@whitley.edu.au