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Mobile Ed: NT176 The Gospel Message in the Early Church (2 hour course)

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The Gospel Message in the Early Church (NT176) is presented by a team of respected Christian theologians, including Frank James, Lynn Cohick, Michael Goheen, Darrell Bock, Douglas Moo, Beth Jones, and Frederick Cardoza. These scholars are well published in NT, Church History, and Christian Education, and their combined expertise allows students to gain clear insight into the early church as they study the NT. This course covers the dynamic growth of the early church, the gospel message, key marks and images of a missional church, and biblical discipleship in the NT.


  • Introducing the Course

Unit 1: Formation of the Early Church

  • Expansion of the Early Church
  • Explanations for Christian Expansion
  • Key Ideas of the “Orthodox” Church
  • Structure of the Early Church
  • The Growth of the Gospel in Acts
  • The House Church
  • Worship in the Early Church

Unit 2: The Gospel: The Good News of the Kingdom

  • The Concept of Gospel
  • Starting with the Gospel
  • The Good News
  • The Gospel Message
  • The Core Message of the Gospel

Unit 3: The Body of Christ: A Missional Community

  • Marks of the Church
  • “Church” in the New Testament
  • Images for the Church
  • A Missional Church in Acts
  • Missionary Encounter with Culture
  • Continuing the Story

Unit 4: Biblical Discipleship

  • Defining and Describing Discipleship
  • A Biblical Overview of Discipleship
  • New Testament Principles for Church Discipleship Programming
  • Great Commission (Matt 28:18–20)
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This course comes with an Activities resource that functions as a type of “workbook” for the course. This resource includes learning activities such as: places for you to respond to reflection questions, exercises that will challenge and show you how deepen your understanding of this course by using specific Logos tools and resources, tutorial videos on different features of Logos Bible Software, and links to relevant Logos guides and tools. A link to open the Activities resource is conveniently placed at the end of every segment.



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