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Summer Under the Son

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9:30 am
MINISTRY LEADERS
SESSION ONE

A vision for multi-cultural ministry

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11:15 am
MINISTRY LEADERS
SESSION TWO

Growing our Cultural Intelligence

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RESOURCES TO GO DEEPER

Keep thinking about multi-cultural ministry in your context

Go to resources

PRE-READING

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BOOK RECOMMENDATION

To help you get in the zone

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Contextualization or Syncretism?: The Use of Other-Faith Worship Forms in the Bible and in Insider Movements

by Derek Brotherson

As Christians seek to follow Paul's example of becoming like all people in order to win them to Christ, a key question arises: How far is too far? Is there a point where appropriate contextualization becomes gospel-distorting syncretism? With the growing prominence of Insider Movements in the Muslim-majority world in recent decades, these questions have become especially urgent and hotly-debated.

Based on an in-depth, biblical-theological study of key Bible texts used by Insider Movement proponents and critics, this book provides a groundbreaking assessment tool for distinguishing contextualization from syncretism. It provides an invaluable resource for those engaged in ministry among Muslims, for those with questions about Insider Movement practices, and for all who seek to grow in their understanding and practice of biblically-grounded and authentic contextualization of the gospel.

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Exploring Mission?

Are you still deciding if cross-cultural gospel work is for you?

 

Join Mentoring Across Cultures (MentAC) for some
cross-cultural training and experience in Melbourne.

MentAC is a 2 year part-time training program run by CMS that will not only equip you for cross-cultural ministry, it will help you explore whether becoming a missionary is right for you.

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Ready for mission?

Ready to answer God's call?


If you would like to chat with our team about how you or your family can take the first steps toward mission, get in contact with us by clicking the link below.