Prepare to broaden your horizons as you learn from experienced missionaries right in the classroom. Our curriculum is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to confidently present Christ and initiate church planting efforts both domestically and internationally. But that's not all – we believe in learning by doing. On the weekends, engage in practical ministry training, putting theory into practice. And the pinnacle of your education awaits: a full school year spent on a mission field alongside a seasoned veteran missionary. This immersive experience will provide invaluable insights, shaping you into a well-rounded and capable missionary. At TIBS, we don't just teach missions; we live it, empowering you to make a profound impact in the world.
Key Classes in the Study of World Missions
MISSIONS METHODS MI 102
This course equips students with the necessary skills for presenting the Gospel and conducting ministries in a variety of cultures and situations. He will also develop an understanding of how to properly adapt to and integrate with foreign cultures without compromising Biblical standards and principles.
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY MI 201
A large part of moving to and living in a foreign nation is relating to that nation's way of life and to understanding that culture's history, values, and viewpoints. This course will enable the student to effectively communicate the Gospel to a people not just of a foreign field but to a people with foreign values and viewpoints.
CHURCH PLANTING MI 202
Instructing students in the process of starting new churches both in America and in the foreign field. Includes principles of evangelism, location, procuring facilities, financing, promotion, and organization. Includes the writing of a church constitution and by-laws, adoption of a doctrinal statement, and the establishment of a church charter.
Dr. Darrell Moore,
Head of World Missions Department