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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Institute of Leadership and Ministry, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

MIN-020 Founding Churches from a cell group perspective / Plantación de Iglesias desde la perspectiva cellular

Course Category: 

50 hours (5 weeks).

Various; distance learning format.

September 2021 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: Understand the mission, vision, and values of a church; examine the biblical, theological, and practical foundations; discern the intact character of a planter, in order to fulfill the Great Commission; study the profile of the planter; recognize style of leadership, abilities, and spiritual gifts in relation to the multiplication of the church; learn to prioritize family relationships and other social commitments; come up with strategies and specific plans to establish a church.


Instruction is offered completely online or in synchronous format through the use of study guides, required and supplemental readings, quizzes, homework, lab-required interaction with the instructor, and/or final exams. The course assesses students’ end-of-course knowledge and skills in an online format. Major topics taught in this course include how to establish churches, with a clear idea of how to establish a Christian congregation complying with the Great Commission, making disciples that will make their best effort to expand the kingdom of God on earth. The biblical, theological, and practical foundations will be reviewed, for a healthy, practical, and strategic foundation. The profile of the planter will be taught. Different methodologies and principles will be explored to take into consideration in this important calling. Every student will present a practical church plantation project of a church.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Ministry, or Christian Leadership (9/21).