Focus: The understanding and reaching out to people from different backgrounds with different philosophies of life, who do not know the Lord or his Word, and to have a sympathetic apologetic and holistic way to answer their questions and views from the Gospel

Subprogramme leader: Dr Naas Ferreira

e-mail: naas.ferreira@nwu.ac.za

Objectives:

To further the Reformed approach to holistic mission;

To study the church in mission and new church planting, in different contexts;

To build out Christian apologetics the light of global trends

Projects:

1.   Formation of Global Christianity

2.   Africanised Theology

3.   Missioned Church and Church planting

4.   Apologetics and the Cults

5.    Science and Faith