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Day 8: Missional Christmas

Eight Schools Inspiring

As Joseph looked at baby Jesus in the manger, undoubtedly he thought of how he would grow up. Knowing that most families in Nazareth did not have the financial means to pay for formal Jewish education, he knew that he and Mary would teach Jesus as much as they knew about the scriptures and Jewish tradition.

Imagine their surprise when they went to the Festival of the Passover in Jerusalem and “lost” the 12-year-old Jesus on the way back. After searching for him, they found him “in the temple courts, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking questions.” It was after this that Mary and Joseph could see that “Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man” – intellectual, physical and spiritual growth.

“On the eighth day of Christmas, my Lord & Savior sent me:
Eight Schools Inspiring,
Seven Continents Teaching,
Six Missional Careers,
Five Missional Answers,
Four Educational Levels,
Three Intercultural Options,
Two Missional Opportunities,
and a Christian on a Unique Mission”

The curriculum design at Missional University is interdisciplinary and missionally-driven, interculturally-focused, and contextually-informed. Students gain insights from three or four of the schools. The schools and colleges work together to create a holistic missional education. The schools & colleges of Missional University are:

Won’t you support the faculty as they equip grassroots missional leaders across the globe? Take a moment to click on the links and acquaint yourself with these cutting-edge schools.

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