The course intends to introduce students to effective study and research methodologies, engage them in a process of theological reflection on ministry, and help develop lifelong learning skills that will benefit them in Christian leadership contexts. The course will enable students to successfully pursue studies at the TCMI Institute as well as introduce the Revised Ministry Portfolio and all aspects associated with it. This course is required of all MA and Certificate students and should be taken during the first quarter of their studies.

COURSE DESCRIPTION
A detailed study of the biblical principles that form the basis of the practice of mission in cross-cultural situations today. An intensive study of the Scriptures themselves for the basis of the course. Writings from past and present missiologists are also studied. Always there are applications made regarding the practice of mission.