4 Day Intensive with John Perkins and Coach Wayne Gordon

June 11-14, 2017

Immersion in urban ministry
With dr. John Perkins & Dr. Wayne “coach” Gordon of the CCDA

Become acquainted with the socio-cultural dynamics affecting the quality of life, informing theology, and challenging the nature of ministry in our urban world.


Dr. John Perkins and Dr. Wayne “Coach” Gordon, co-founders of the Christian Community Development Association, will guide students through an intense week of immersion into the city of Chicago.  These practitioners will provide in-class lectures, direct peer-to-peer group discussions, assign book reviews, guide field experiences and daily journaling, facilitate a graduate research laboratory, and prescribe the final course project.

The course is designed to acquaint participants with the socio-cultural dynamics that affect the quality of life, inform theology and challenge the manner in which ministry is conducted in our urban world.  This course helps the doctoral student explore contemporary models of urban mission in the extraordinarily diverse context of Chicago.  Much of the city will be our lab.  There will be visits, observations and interviews throughout the greater-Chicago area.


Sunday, June  11              7:30 am – 4:00 pm  Church tour; includes dinner at Gordons
Monday, June 12              9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Tuesday, June 13              9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday, June 14         9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Register here.


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