Full course description
As culture is increasingly digital and the people, both inside and outside of our churches, are living in a digital culture, this certificate will address the issues and considerations that could help you and your church disciple believers in a digital culture. This certificate program will equip you with the understanding and ability required to engage with the increasingly digitized culture in fulfilling the Great Commission. You will deepen your Christian understanding of Digital Culture by developing core knowledge on how to engage the digital culture using culturally embedded technologies to make disciples. Modules include:
- Developing a Definitional understanding of "Digital Culture"
- Corporate Worship and Sacraments
- Christian Community
- Ministerial Strategies
The Modules will address topics such as What is Ecclesiology; the Psychology of Digital Spaces; Digital Presence and Sacramental Life; Discipleship as Teaching and Learning; Video Games and Virtual Reality; Anonymity, Openness, and Emotional Health; Isolation and Loneliness; Where do we find our identity; and Your Church's Value. You will also explore a number of case studies and have the chance to explore your own personal case study with our instructors.