Christian Community Development

Course Code
MASM 837
Credit Hours


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Introduction to basic skills in the field of community development to enhance the capacity of the pastor/participant to effectively promote and participate in the holistic and sustainable development agenda of the communities of their congregants. This course outlines the role of the pastor/leader as a change agent. It introduces to dynamics of community development in general, and Christian community development in particular. Emphasis will be on CDM activities such as; poverty reduction, community engagement, Christian advocacy and policy making, social entrepreneurship and project management. The involvement of the Church and Christian NGOs in Community Development for Missions DM activities will be examined.