This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the many aspects of world missions with specific emphasis on the Biblical basis for missions; the history of missions; culture and worldview; the status of world evangelization today; the unfinished task and strategies to finish that task; and the role of the African church in today's wave of missions. Special attention will be given to the Great Commission.  This course will also examine the gospel and define its properties.  This course will acquaint students with how the minister bridges the gap between the nationals and the missionary.  All of the issues and topics examined in this course will be consistent with the responsibility of every believer, in regards to the command of Jesus.