General Course Information

Course Description

An introduction of mission strategies using various business platforms for access into restricted or limited access countries. Topics include "tent making" strategies as well as professional service and corporate points of access. The course will also explore ways to serve and develop others through the ministry of business.

Course Outcomes

  • Explain what is Business as Mission
  • Discover how to do Business as Mission
  • Consider engaging in the world of Business as Mission and using your calling to further His kingdom on earth

Course Textbooks

Required readings

  • Johnson, C. Neal. Business as Mission: A Comprehensive Guide to the Theory and Practice. Downers Grove: Intervarsity Press Academic, 2009. ISBN 9780830838653 (Paperback)
  • Rundle, Steve and Tom Steffen. Great Commission Companies: The Emerging Role of Business in Missions. 2nd edition. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press Books, 2011. ISBN 9780830838271 (Paperback)

Recommended resources (under construction)

Course Requirements

  • Quizzes                        40 points
  • Reading Responses    20 points
  • Forum discussions       20 points
  • Paper                           10 points


  • Syllabus (under construction)
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