Cross-Cultural Complexities: Friendship, Money & Partnership

This interactive session will examine the role of money in cross-cultural friendships and partnerships, and why things can become so incredibly confusing. It is designed especially for people who have cross-cultural friendships as well as for those who have been on short-term mission trips or urban plunge experiences and want to know how they might best prepare for a future of continued cross-cultural service.


Mary Lederleitner is a veteran missions leader and researcher, who has served for two decades with the Wycliffe Global Alliance in a variety of international leadership roles. She is now Executive Director of Missional Intelligence. She has written several books, including Women in God’s Mission. She has a PhD from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and an MA in Intercultural Studies from Wheaton College. She teaches as an adjunct professor at both of these institutions.