Details for Cross Cultural Ministry Field Practicum


Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: CCM510
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Kevin Hovey


Awards offering Cross Cultural Ministry Field Practicum

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

Unit Content


  1. Deduce and analyse issues arising in a range of mission settings. This includes consideration of other Christian perspectives and understandings;
  2. Contrast community systems and structures in contrast to foreign systems and structures as related to mission involvement;
  3. Identify resources (people, systems, and others) for working in a mission setting;
  4. Evaluate theological issues that relate to the practice of cross cultural ministry;
  5. Design and evaluate a strategy or project for a mission setting;
  6. Argue the importance of developing skills for coping with the pressures of working in a mission setting.

Subject Content

  • Design of the subject and the practicum dimension
  • Review of key foundational concepts
  • Church Planting in Cross Cultural Context
  • People movements and Societal Decision Making
  • Developing Local church movements
  • Developing Local Leaders
  • Functional Curriculum design
  • Leveraging Activities in Cross Cultural Ministry
  • Planned redundancy: “Work yourself out of a job.”

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face to Face (onsite)
  • Distance/E-learning (online)
  • Intensive (One week: 7 hours per day for 5 days = 35 class hours + approx 85 hours out of class time for research, writing, exam preparation and execution, ancillary activities associated with completion of assigned tasks)

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

Assessment Methods

  • Field Report (30%)
  • Major Paper (50%)
  • Reflective Evaluation (20%)

Prescribed Text

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