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AGTS News: Attend an Urban Training Institute in Dallas, Texas July 18-21,2006 for Graduate Credit

City Core Initiative is sponsoring an interdenominational Urban Training Institute in Dallas, Texas on July 18-21, 2006. This is a unique event in that it will combine classroom seminars on community development initiatives and ministry in an emerging culture context with site visits to urban church in Dallas that are embodying/incarnating these approcahes to ministry.

AGTS will provide a graduate credit option for those who attend the event, making it possible to earn three credits for completing the course work in the syllabus associated with the event.


  • Tuesday—Focus on community transformation: "Urban Issues in Ministry"
  • Wednesday—Focus on theology and culture: "Theology of Transformation"
  • Thursday—Site visits to ministry models:
    • Urban Issues Student Track
    • Emergent Track
    • Traditional to Transformationl Track
    • Advanced Transformational Track
  • Friday—Coaching, resourcing and implementing:
    • A strategic transformational action plan
    • Graduate level academic credit is available through an agreement with George W. Truitt Theological Seminary and Dallas Baptist Univeristy

Presenters and Coaches

  • Leonard Sweet, E.Stanley Jones Professor of Evangelism at Drew Theological School, and prolific author.
  • Jimmy Dorrell, Adjunct Professor of Urban Ministry at Goerge W. Truett Theolgical Seminary and Executive Director of Mission, Waco.
  • Hal Samples, photographic artist and homeless advocate
  • Urban Ministry Practitioners

Register for the Conference

If you are interested in attending the conference, visit City Core's website for more information and to register. If you would like to receive AGTS graduate credit for attending, see instructions below.

Continuing Education Students

To enroll, fill out a course selection form no later than July 3, 2006. If you have any questions, contact Vicki Jacobson at 1-800-467-AGTS, ext. 1044, 417-268-1044 or email

Resident Students

Contact the Continuing Education Office (1-800-467-AGTS, ext. 1044, 417-268-1044 for more details and instructions on registering.

Updated: Thursday, August 12, 2010 10:40 AM

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