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Course Curriculum

Spiritual Vitality

  • Authority Issues

  • Counting the Cost and Theology of Suffering

  • Emotional Hardiness

  • Forgiveness

  • Idols of the Heart

  • Inductive Bible Study of Ephesians

  • Life Messages/Testimonies

  • Memorization of Philippians 2:1-11

  • Moral Purity

  • Sovereignty of God

  • Spiritual Retreat

  • Spiritual Warfare

Partnering/Interpersonal Skills

  • Conflict Resolution/Dealing with Conflict Biblically

  • Community Building

  • Crisis Management, Security Issues and Contingency Planning

  • Cross-Cultural Servanthood Book Review

  • Field-proofing Your Marriage

  • Gallup Strengthsfinder

  • Impact Awareness

  • Living in Community

  • Missionary Kid Issues

  • Multi-Cultural Team Dynamics

  • Successful Singles

Language and Culture Acquisition (LACA)

  • Ethnic Church Assignment

  • Language and Cultural Acquisition Attitudes and Skills

  • Language Practicum

  • Personal Perspectives : Increasing Self-Awareness

  • Phonetics

  • Simulations

  • Total Physical Response (TPR)

  • Transitions and Culture Stress

World View

  • Biblical Absolutes vs. Cultural Applications

  • Biblical Principles

  • Biblical, Animistic, Modern and Postmodern World Views

  • Bounded/Centered Focused Thinking

  • Core Values of Culture

  • Honor/Shame Cultures

Electives

  • Forum Discussions

  • The Gospel in Honor and Shame Cultures

Extra Activites

  • Ladies Get Acquainted/Men’s Fellowship

  • Worship

  • Fun Night