Holistic Relief & Development

ICS 261
Intercultural Studies & Languages
Cross Cultural Communication

This course is an introduction to the global problem of poverty and the principles of holistic relief and development. Holistic ministry offers a powerful tool for integrating the Great Commission with the Great Commandment in urban and rural communities around the world. The following topics will be discussed: poverty, biblical view of poverty & wealth, development theories & models, community development & community health education, appropriate technology and water, micro-credit, disaster relief and shelter, and children & youth in crisis.