In Partnership with Wycliffe Bible Translators
The Certification in Cross-Cultural Ministry is a partnership program with Wycliffe Bible Translators which provides specialized training for those transitioning out of government service into cross-cultural Christian ministry.
Courses (taught by Wheaton faculty), accommodation, and meals are offered at Wycliffe's Orlando headquarters in the summer.
Those who complete the Certification program are able to apply for entry into the M.A. in Intercultural Studies program, and have their coursework count towards their M.A. requirements.
Program date: September 5-10, 2018
Wycliffe address: 11221 John Wycliffe Blvd, Orlando, FL 32832
Deadline to apply: June 1, 2018
To learn more about the Wycliffe Cross-Cultural Leadership Program, visit: wycliffe.org/wheaton
INTR 531. Theological Foundations. Using the principles of biblical exegesis and hermeneutics, the course explores God's mission from the Philistines of Abraham's and David's time, to the marginalized in New Testament society. Through this process an appreciation is developed for theological reflection in Christian community that will impact the student's missionary vocation. 2 credits, Robert Gallagher.
INTR 532. Contextualization in Global Settings. The course is an analysis of the encounter of the Gospel with culture within the framework of the behavioral sciences, organized around six dimensions of religious experience and contextualization within those dimensions, with special focus on the theological dimension. 4 credits, Scott Moreau.
INTR 561. Intercultural Communication. In this course students will study foundational principles of intercultural communication from the fields of social psychology, cultural anthropology, and communication theory integrated with selected areas of personal encounter in cross-cultural settings. 4 credits, Robert Gallagher.
Step 1: When you create your account, please select “Masters” as the Academic Level and “Certification in Cross-Cultural Ministry” as your program.
Step 2: When you are ready to start your application, please select “Graduate Short Application” to apply for this certification.
Please note that your application will also serve as your Course Registration.