Certificate in theology ministry and mission – African Christianity focus
Thanks to a creative partnership between Church Mission Society and Missio Africanus, those involved in ministry to or alongside African Christians can join a unique learning programme that combines the best of CMS’s experience of pioneering mission and ministry and Missio Africanus’ experience of resourcing non-western missionaries involved mission work in the West (and in Africa).
The Certificate of Higher Education in Theology, Ministry and Mission can be focused towards mission and ministry from an African perspective by choosing the modules which are outlined below.
These are taught over one year fully online.
Introduction to Black and African Theology (Level 4)
A comprehensive exploration of the rich theological traditions and perspectives emerging from Black and African contexts.
Introduction to the Bible (Level 4)
An overview of the purpose, context and content of the Old and New Testaments, becoming familiar with approaches to biblical study and considering how to engage biblical texts in mission and ministry.
Pastoral care, ethics and ministry (Level 4)
An introduction to key issues in both pastoral care and ethics, giving you the tools and theological framework to approach pastoral situations, as well as the space to reflect on your own views and experiences.
Foundations for theology and reflective practice (Level 4)
An introduction to contextual theology, principles and methods of reflection, and their place in mission and practice.
Mission and evangelism (Level 4)
Puts the Bible in conversation with culture to help us gain greater understanding about our own practice of mission, looks at historical trends and current approaches to engaging with and witnessing to the world around us, along with practical engagement in mission.
Spirituality and discipleship (Level 4)
Explores different approaches to discipleship, considering various Christian spiritual practices and biblical models for prayer and engaging practically with these in your own life.