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NPD INNOVATE: Leading a Missional Church in Cascadia (Online Course with 2-Day Intensive)

North Pacific District

Monday, January 29, 2018 at 6:00 PM - Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 6:00 PM (PST)

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INNOVATE COURSE:

MLDR 585 P Seminar in Ministry Leadership:

Pentecostal Center; Leading a Missional Church in Cascadia

 

 

Online Course Dates: 1/29/18 to 3/25/18

Two-day Intensive at Portland Seminary Location: FRI 2/16 - SAT 2/17

Instructor: Aaron Friesen, Ph.D.

Guest Lecturers:  Gabe Barreiro, Greg Russinger, and Brad Williams

 

Course Description

This course explores the nature, identity and purpose of the people of God, as well as the leadership required to lead congregations and people of faith into interpretive engagement with their unique local context and the broader context of the Pacific Northwest known as Cascadia. Specifically, the course will assist pastors in developing a missional ecclesiology that will provide a framework for exploring and enhancing their congregation's capacity for missional engagement. This course is being offered in partnership with the North Pacific District of the Foursquare Church.  

Course Learning Outcomes

 

As a result of taking this course, students will:

  • Gain understanding of ecclesiology and missiology from both historical and contemporary perspectives

  • Discern and assess their own church’s ecclesial identity and mission paradigm

  • Assess their church’s current praxis as a congregation, and consider future steps toward a holistic missional ecclesiology in the context of Cascadia

  • Develop a leadership strategy, including theological, methodological, and behavioral dimensions, for personal and communal missional formation.

Required Texts/Materials

  • Block, Tina. The Secular Northwest: Religion and Irreligion in Everyday Postwar Life. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2017. 170 pages.
  • Kärkkäinen, Veli-Matti. An Introduction to Ecclesiology. Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 2002. Part I: 70 pages.
  • Van Engen, Charles E. God's Missionary People. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1991. 150 pages.

TOTAL = 390 pages (approximately 15 hours)

 

*Students may order from the GFU bookstore at: igfu.georgefox.edu/help/textbooks.

Have questions about NPD INNOVATE: Leading a Missional Church in Cascadia (Online Course with 2-Day Intensive)? Contact North Pacific District

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Monday, January 29, 2018 at 6:00 PM - Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 6:00 PM (PST)


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North Pacific District

The North Pacific District of Foursquare Churches is located in the Portland Metro Area. We serve our area pastors and local churches. You may contact us directly at 971.808.5811 or email us at npdinfo@foursquare.org. 

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