The purpose of this program is to equip students to make disciples, plant reproducing churches, and restore their community with the gospel in a North American context.   




Upon completion of the program, the student should be equipped to do the following:

  • Develop a theology of mission appropriate for the North American context.
  • Implement a missional ecclesiology for leading congregations in reproducing disciples and churches.
  • Exegete North American culture in order to properly contextualize the gospel message within a post-Christian society. 
  • Reproduce what they learned from an extensive internship with an active church-planting church.



Summary of Required Hours

Total hours 18


Minor Completion Plan

MI302   Comparative Religions     3 hours
MI304   Disciple Making & Church Planting in North America     3 hours
MI305   Methods and Strategies in North American Church Planting     3 hours
MI407   Contextualization in North American Mission     3 hours
MI408   NACP Practicum     3 hours
MI___   Ministry Elective     3 hours

Total required hours 18

In addition to this coursework students are expected to:

  • Be involved in a mentoring group of peers, professors, and local church planters while enrolled in this program  
  • Take part in a City Immersion Experience prior to undertaking their Practicum.