Discipling and Planting Churches in Muslim Communities –
Discipling and Planting Churches among Muslims
Our generation has seen the largest proliferation of churches planted and movements launched among Muslims since the birth of Islam thirteen centuries ago! Nevertheless, the Muslim world today remains one of the most challenging environments for the establishment of new outposts of the Kingdom.
The course has two major inter-related topics: discipling and church planting. We will closely examine what is involved in discipling new believers from Muslim backgrounds as well as the major aspects of what is involved in planting churches and launching movements of churches among Muslims.
Our journey of discovery together will explore historical realities and approaches, biblical and theological perspectives, missiological, cultural and religious challenges and practical approaches to both discipleship and church planting that God is using in fruitful ways in the 21st century. We will tackle the core issues, topics and challenges that disciplers and church planters encounter as we endeavor to see God create healthy, flourishing and multiplying churches among Muslims.
- You will develop an historically informed, wide-ranging understanding of the discipleship challenges that believers of Muslim background face, as well as promising ways of meeting and overcoming these challenges in the power of the
- You will develop a strong understanding of, and learn to assess, the fruitful approaches to discipleship / church planting, that God has used historically and is using among Muslims
- You will be equipped to develop a sound biblical theology of discipleship, spiritual transformation, church, church planting, and
- You will begin to hone your skills in discipling believers of Muslim background and in planting or facilitating the planting of churches that multiply in contemporary Muslim
- You will be equipped to analyze and provide both biblical and missiological critique to multiple approaches and begin to develop healthy, biblical approaches that will strengthen your team’s ministry of discipleship and church planting among