This course explores innovative approaches to church planting through missional engagement with the unchurched and dechurched in the marketplace. Practical examples are provided along with biblical, theological, and historical foundations for sound practice.
W. Jay Moon is professor of evangelism and church planting and codirector of the Office of Faith, Work and Economics at Asbury Theological Seminary. Previously, he was a missionary with Sudan Inland Mission (SIM) for thirteen years, where he was engaged in church planting and water development in Ghana, West Africa. He has been a member of church planting teams in the U.S. and has been involved in missional efforts with Native Americans and urban at-risk communities. Combining entrepreneurial lenses from his MBA studies along with cutting edge missiology, he articulates creative approaches to reaching the unchurched and dechurched, particularly millennials in the West. He is the author of three books, including the forthcoming Intercultural Discipleship: Learning from Global Approaches to Spiritual Formation.