Details for Personal and Professional Skills for Cross Cultural Ministry

This unit builds on ‘Introduction to Cross Cultural Ministry” (CCM101) and complements ‘Foundations of Cross Cultural Field Ministry’ (CCM221) by examining the religious world in which missions takes place, and the personal challenges and growth that are part of the process.


Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: CCM222
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Kevin Hovey

Prerequisites

CCM101—Introduction to Cross Cultural Ministry or 40 Credit Points

Awards offering Personal and Professional Skills for Cross Cultural Ministry

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content

Outcomes

Students should be able to:

  1. Apply the techniques and features of language learning;
  2. Critically analyse the potential role differences that arise in the missionary contexts;
  3. Identify the stages of personal growth in cross cultural life and ministry;
  4. Describe the potential challenges to personal spirituality that are part of cross cultural ministry;
  5. Critically examine the role of strategic administration in international field contexts;
  6. Demonstrate a detailed understanding of the challenges of Christian ministry in the context of the major world religions and the endemic animism in many such situations.

Subject Content

  1. Techniques and features of language learning
  2. Role differences that arise in the missionary contexts
  3. Stages of personal growth in cross cultural life and ministry
  4. Challenges to personal spirituality
  5. The role of strategic administration in international field contexts
  6. Challenges of cross cultural ministry
  7. Overview of major world religions and ministry approaches to them
  8. Understanding animism, and best practice ministry in animistic contexts

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face to Face (on site)
  • E-Learning (online)
  • Intensive

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis College.

Assessment Methods

  • Case Study 30% (1500 words);
  • Major Essay 50% (2500 words);
  • Language Acquistion Test 20% (1 hour)

Prescribed Text

  • Primary readings provided