The Practice of Holistic Ministry

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ABOUT THIS COURSE

Learn the developmental phases and characteristics essential to building your organization’s holistic ministry initiatives in this 8-week mini-course. You’ll explore principles you can use right away to help your organization develop more effective holistic ministries.

What you’ll learn

  • Identify the characteristics of effective holistic ministry organizations
  • Understand the stages of developing an organization that does effective holistic ministry
  • Create a plan for increasing the effectiveness of their organization’s holistic ministry

Your Instructor

Wade Copland

Wade Copland pastors a C&MA church replant in Camp Hill, PA, desiring to bring holistic ministry principles to the local church. He earned a B.A. in Cross-Cultural Studies from Simpson University and an M.A. in Global Leadership from Crown College. Wade and his wife founded a ministry mobilizing Christians for intercultural ministry with Somali refugees and then served with World Challenge as Director of Development Programs, North America.

EARN THE HOLISTIC MINISTRY CERTIFICATE

This course is Part 3 of 3 in the Holistic Ministry Certificate series. By completing this and the other two courses in this series with a demonstrated 80% proficiency, you are eligible to apply your Certificate of Completion for 3 academic credits in a graduate degree at Crown College.

You can register for ANY course in this series; they do not need to be taken consecutively.

Holistic Ministry Part 1

Foundations of Holistic Ministry

Examine major paradigms for holistic ministry and put your learning into action with a project you can apply directly to your context.

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Textbook:

  • Sider, R., Olson, P. & Unruh, H.R. (2002). Churches that make a difference: Reaching your community with good news and good works. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books. [ISBN: 978-0878085415] 

Kindle and paperback versions of the text are available through Amazon.

Additional readings are provided in the course.

 

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