MI201 Introduction to Missions
Requirement Sheet and Grading Factors
Bro. David Crews
This is an introductory course designed to study the Biblical basis for missions consisting of an in-depth study of the Great Commission, the role of the local church, and an overview of a missionary’s call, preparation, and the ministry of deputation.
- 10% Lectures and Notes – Students must watch all lectures for this class and take copious notes. While some of the lectures will be close to an hour-long, others will be close to 20 minutes averaging about 40-45 minutes. Notes must be emailed to [email protected] with the following specifications: a title page, 12-point font, double-spaced, and one-inch margins (1.5” left margin).
- 50% Tests – Tests for each section must be completed before moving on to the next section of lectures.
- 20% Outside Reading – Students must own and read the following books: The Cry of the World by Oswald J. Smith and Hudson Taylor: Gospel Pioneer to China by Vance Christie
- 20% Essays – Students must write two essays for this class: one of the topics covered in class and one of the outside reading books. Essays must be emailed to [email protected] with the following specifications: a title page, 12-point font, double-spaced, one-inch margins (1.5” left margin), and 750-1,000 words each. Essays should not just be information from a book or lecture but should be thought-provoking, written about how you were personally influenced, and should answer some or all of these questions: 1. How did it change you? 2. How did it affect you? 3. How did it speak to you? 4. What did it do for you? 5. What did it mean to you? Essays will be graded on creativity, personality, grammar, punctuation, and heart.
Questions about the class and all requirements may be submitted to [email protected] at any time after registering for the class. The class is not considered to be complete until all lectures have been watched and all requirements have been submitted.