What will I learn in the ESSENTIALS Courses?

  • God's Story: Explore the full gospel story of creation, fall, redemption and restoration and what it means for our understanding of mission.

  • My Story: Explore your own life story and how it fits into God's redemptive plan and how He invites you into His story as a "sent one."

  • Culture: Discover key principles for engaging in effective cross-cultural relationships and serving in a learner posture of humility.

  • Poverty: Examine the complexities of poverty and expand your definition beyond economic to break down us vs. them mentalities.

  • Spiritual Preparation and Prayer: Establish a foundation of prayer to center your heart with the proper motivations for service.