Introduction to World Missions

Course number: DEPS2233 • Credit hours: 3 hrs


Distance Education Course: Introduction to World Missions explores the purpose and methodology of missions as presented in the scriptures.

Course Description: The basic theme of the study is the unchanging purpose of God in revealing Himself for the redemption of the whole human race. After laying the foundation of the universality of God’s missionary purpose, the course will present the task of missions and the means of accomplishing that task. The historical and cultural perspectives will be studied, as well as strategies for development.

Course Textbooks:
Introducing World Missions:
 A Biblical, Historical and Practical Survey. A. Scott Moreau, Gary Corwin & Gary B. McGee. ISBN: 9780801026485.

    Instructor:  Catherine Pysar

Biography: Catherine lives in Edmonton Alberta as well as Kampala Uganda. She is currently the Director of Academic Affairs, professor and accreditation consultant for Yesu Akwagala Bible College.  When at home she is a realtor with REMAX Real Estate, a District Area Pastor for the PAOC and an Associate Pastor with a PAOC church called New Hope Christian Assembly.

Her previous experience has included Corporate Chaplaincy for a national manufacturing company All Weather Windows, a corporate business consulting, speaker for leadership seminars, manager and creator of a youth and children’s ministry that required over 20 staff and 90 volunteers for Hope Mission, and an overseer’s teacher in Tanzania and the Ukraine Biblical Colleges.

Part of her philosophy of teaching is coaching students through the learning process to facilitate development in their educational, relational and character processes. Catherine’s laugh is one you will never forget and on a hot summer day, she loves Diet Pepsi.

Education: B.A. (Human Resources and Management with Distinction), Trinity College of the Bible, M.A. (Organizational Leadership with Distinction), Briercrest Seminary, PhD. (Organizational Management with Distinction), Capella University