The Intercultural Studies program will teach you how to effectively share God’s Word to God’s world. You will learn ways to communicate the Gospel to a culture outside your own, in a way that will best speak to that context.

Intercultural Studies

Available as a program major or minor

Is this program for me?

Do you have a passion to travel outside North America to reach people for Christ, sharing the gospel with other people groups? Our Intercultural Studies program will equip you with the skills you need to be an effective minister in a variety of contexts.

Practical Ministry Experience

  • Be prepared to serve globally, missionally, and strategically in any location of the world.
  • Learn how to be as relevant as possible to your cultural context without compromising who you are in Christ.
  • Gain the knowledge and skills needed to provide missional leadership for the local and International church.
  • Engage in practical ministry for three hours each week under supervision.
  • Spend four months on internship serving with and learning from experienced Intercultural Studies workers, fully immersed in the culture of the local people group.

Core Courses

  • Biblical Foundations of Missions
  • Introduction to Missions
  • Cross Cultural Ministry
  • Intercultural Competencies
  • Practical Issue for Cross-Cultural Preparation
  • Linguistics
  • Spiritual Conflict Resolution
  • World Religions

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Additional courses and course descriptions can be found in our catalogue.

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