This course introduces students to the theory and practice of Christian community development in an increasingly interconnected, urban world. Students will be equipped to develop church-based, holistic community development strategies that cultivate community assets and empower indigenous leadership in low-income communities. Special emphasis will be placed on issues of fundraising, shared vision, and resource development for various anti-poverty strategies.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Introduce students to the philosophy and practice of Christian community development.
- Empower ministry leaders to foster holistic, church-based development strategies in their respective communities.
- Create a framework for empowering communities and nurturing indigenous leadership.
- Provide tools for asset-based strategies, accessing community resources, fundraising, and networking around shared vision.
Course Materials & Fees:
|Restoring At-Risk Communities||$11.55|
|A Spirituality of Fundraising||$9.74|
|Total Cost of Course||$784.39|