Do you find it difficult to connect with people from other cultures? This seminar will provide much-needed information and tools that will help you nurture your cross-cultural relationships and make new friends in multicultural contexts. Special attention will be paid to contemporary findings from the field of attachment theory.
Does your circle of friends include Muslim women? This seminar will explore ways in which male and female Christians can meaningfully connect with Muslim women and their families. We will address contemporary issues that affect Muslim women’s lives locally and globally and what factors lead them to follow Christ.
The unique characteristics of Confucian cultures and a Confucian mindset will be explored. And the lessons from historical interaction between Christianity and Confucianism will be cited. The essential question this seminar attempts to answer is how to share the gospel effectively with the peoples shaped by Confucianism.
New ministry approaches to Mormonism take a missiological approach, treating Mormons not as cultists but as whole persons embedded in a cultural identity. In this seminar, learn to apply cultural discernment to share the good news of God’s grace with Mormons more effectively and winsomely.
Cross-cultural communication is at the heart of our gospel method with people of other religious traditions like Jewish people. Learn how to communicate the gospel story in a way Jewish people will actually understand.
Come hear stories of Buddhists, Hindus, and Muslims who have come to faith in Jesus as Lord. What drew them? What blocked them? What are differences between these faiths? What strategies can we learn? What steps can we take?
This seminar will suggest practical ways in which Christians can respond to militant Islamic groups, such as ISIS and Boko Haram. We will look at the motivations and strategies of these groups and suggest effective ways Christians should respond.