Details for Introduction to Cross Cultural Ministry

This subject aims at training future pastors and church leaders to lead Australasian churches with a world mission focus, in all of its biblical, historical, cultural and strategic dimensions.

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: CCM401
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Kevin Hovey



Awards offering Introduction to Cross Cultural Ministry

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

Unit Content


Upon completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  1. Define cross cultural ministry and critically analyse the significance of this understanding for local churches and their community and global responsibility;
  2. Describe and evaluate a viable philosophy and strategy for cross cultural ministry in  local church and mission organization contexts;
  3. Compare and contrast available methods for actively promoting the cause of global mission perspectives;
  4. Evaluate the breadth of activities comprising the Church’s cross cultural ministry, both overseas and including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and other culturally and linguistically diverse background peoples within Australia;
  5. Analyse the challenge and opportunities of cross cultural ministry to people in Australasia and beyond;
  6. Critically reflect upon personal and corporate responsibility for cross cultural ministry in the fulfilment of the great commission.

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 University College.

Assessment Methods

  • Critical Reflection 20%
  • Comparative Book Review 30%
  • Majoy Essay 40%
  • Reflective Learning Journal 10%