CMTI 0520 Intercultural Spiritual Formation
About this Course
Grow your skills in developing Christ-like character in people from a different cultural context in this graduate level mini-course. Learning emphasizes relational, Spirit-led empowerment in the disciple’s own cultural context.
Earn the Intercultural Discipleship Certificate
This course is Part 1 of 3 in the Intercultural Discipleship Certificate series. By completing this and the other two courses in this series with a demonstrated 80% proficiency, you are eligible to apply your Certificate of Completion for 3 academic credits in a graduate degree at Crown College.
In Progress | Part 1: Intercultural Spiritual Formation (this course)
Starts October 20, 2021 | Part 2: Intercultural Discipleship Methods
Starts January 12, 2022 | Part 3: Cross-Cultural Coaching & Teaching
You can register for ANY course in this series; they do not need to be taken consecutively.
What you’ll learn in this course:
- Understand the importance of building relationships with people from another culture and modeling Christian behavior in their context.
- Appreciate and respect the people and culture of their host country.
- Accompany believers of another culture as they journey toward Christ.
Dr. Jeff Singfiel
Dr. Singfiel has been in ministry for 29 years, the last nineteen of which have been with The Alliance in Kosovo, a majority Muslim country. He has worked in church planting, preaching and discipleship, community development, and national church & mission leadership roles. His broad experience with many levels of church life provides a meaningful perspective on intercultural spiritual formation.
Fernando, A. (2019). Discipling in a multicultural world. Wheaton, IL: Crossway. [ISBN: 978-1-4335-6285-3] Chapters 7-13
Hibbert, E. & Hibbert, R. (2018). Walking together on the Jesus road: Discipling in intercultural contexts. Pasadena, CA: William Carey. [ISBN: 978-0-87808-069-4] Chapters 1-8
Kindle and paperback versions of the texts are available through Amazon.
Additional readings are provided in the course.