Cross-Cultural Ministry Experience

This field work unit provides students with an in situ experience of cross-cultural mission as a practical adjunct to their theoretical study and so to learn the significance of inter-cultural issues in a living and dynamic situation.

Study Level



Christian Life and Ministry

Sub Discipline


Credit Points



Either M7100 Introduction to Mission or
M7285 Introduction to Cross-cultural Mission

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Identify key issues involved in a specific cross-cultural ministry;
  2. Articulate coherently the implications for ministry of the interrelationships of culture and gospel within that culture;
  3. Analyse cultural elements in their own formation and propose adjustments needed for effectual cross-cultural ministry;
  4. Engage effectively in a range of supervised cross-cultural ministry experiences;
  5. Apply insights gained from the field experience to an actual or projected personal program in cross-cultural ministry.
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