Cross-Cultural Ministry

Students in the Cross-Cultural Ministry program will learn missiological principles and strategies that influence the development of cross-cultural ministries. They will develop a ministry strategy that prepares them to enter a mission field. Students will be able to equip a church to be actively involved in supporting missions.


Dr. Micheal Curtice


  1. Examine the need for cross-cultural ministry and evaluate how their giftedness can further the task of evangelism and edification within the church, community, and world.

  2. Analyze the main ideas of various world religions, traditions, and cultures in order to evaluate a biblical worldview in the 21st century.

  3. Recognize significant missionary efforts in church history and the restoration Movement in order to evaluate major cultural issues that affect cross-cultural ministry.

  4. Describe the missional nature of God, the inherently universal nature of the Gospel, the biblical paradigm of the mission, and the responsibility of the church to achieve the mission of God.

  5. Learn to communicate the biblical truths in cross-cultural contexts using sound biblical principles in living and sharing the gospel message.

  6. Practice the facilitation of cross-cultural ministry through building and leading teams in ministry.

  7. Prepare a missions strategy and implement the various effective methods of establishing such in a variety of ministries.


Postgraduate Options

  • Graduate language programs
  • Seminary

Career Options

  • Independent missionary
  • Working for missional churches & mission orgs
  • Missions minister
  • International professor
  • Teacher of ESL

Program Options