M5086
Developing Cross-Cultural Competence

This field work unit aims to provide students with an in situ experience of cross-cultural mission as an introduction to a practical study of the dynamics of inter-cultural issues in a contemporary situation.

Study Level

Undergraduate

Discipline

Christian Life and Ministry

Sub Discipline

Mission

Credit Points

9

Prerequisites

Nil

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Describe a number of key issues involved in a specific cross-cultural ministry;
  2. Explain the implications for ministry of the interrelationships of culture and gospel within that culture;
  3. Explain how some cultural elements in their own formation may need adjustments for effective cross-cultural ministry;
  4. Engage under direct supervision in a cross-cultural ministry experience;
  5. Apply insights gained from the field experience to a program for personal preparation for cross-cultural ministry.
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