The Intercultural Ministries Concentration is designed for the student who desires to minister cross-culturally. It includes a heavy emphasis on knowledge of the Word of God, along with a variety of missions courses which will enable the graduate to communicate the Gospel to and within a different culture than his/her own.
Upon completion of this concentration, the student should be able to recognize the principles of cross-cultural communication and how these dynamics can affect cross-cultural ministry.
CONCENTRATION COURSES12 CREDIT HOURS
A study of the Word of God as set forth through God's promise to Abraham to bless the nations through Jesus Christ and the Church; an application of the Word of God as it relates to the purposes, nature, and personal challenges of cross-cultural missions.(Prerequisite: THE2100)
This course is an introduction to cultural anthropology. Attention will be given to the application of anthropology to Christian evangelization and mission.
A comparative study of major world religions including Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam and Christianity.
This course outlines the principles of communication, describes the challenge of overcoming cross-cultural barriers to communication, and presents the techniques and skills used within cross-cultural communication.