Short-Term Missions
Ministering Cross Culturally
How to serve as a minister of the gospel when you're out of your comfort zone.
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The training articles in this download will give you a starting point for ministry in a new culture. Here you can read about cross-cultural ministry as we see it in the Bible; you can gain skills to help you with cultural immersion (and to avoid culture shock); and you can re-approach ministry in our ever-changing, globalized world. This is an ideal resource for a short-term missions team to discuss before they travel.

This Resource contains all of the following:

Becoming Global Christians 
Christians in the 21st century can’t afford to avoid multicultural engagement.

Skills for Developing Openness 
What you need to know about projecting an attitude that welcomes others into your presence

Crossing Cultures, Serving God 
How one biblical character’s success in this area can guide us

Processing a New Culture 
Seven ways that we can understand cross-cultural experiences

Starting Points for Short-Term Missions 
10 ways we can do cross-cultural outreach with excellence.

Developing Good Development 
10 principles to guide your church’s next mission project.

Key Questions for Cultural Intelligence 
What are the major differences between your culture and the one you’re going to?

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Topics:Communication, Cross-cultural outreach, Culture, International outreach, Missions, Outreach, Service, Short-term missions
Filters:Church board, Evangelism, Missions, Pastor, Service, Shepherd, Short-Term Missions Leader, Volunteer
References:Mark 9:37, Genesis 12:1-3, Matthew 20:27-28
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