Category Archives: Cross-cultural leadership training

63. Resolving Intercultural Tensions 4: Law’s “Mutual Invitation”

NOTE: A companion workshop to these articles is available to multi-ethnic churches that provides information, exercises and interaction to encourage the implementation of those disciplines that promote healthy intercultural relationships. Please contact Mark via the Contact Me form. Whose rules … Continue reading

62. Resolving Intercultural Tensions 3: Speaking Another’s Language of Respect

NOTE: A companion workshop to these articles is available to multi-ethnic churches that provides information, exercises and interaction to encourage the implementation of those disciplines that promote healthy intercultural relationships. Please contact Mark via the Contact Me form. The High … Continue reading

52. Cross-cultural Leadership Training

(This is an edited reprint from FEBInternational’s publication “Focal Point”) “There are too few trained leaders!” This statement jumped out at me from my browser one morning a short while ago. Although the Operation World web page was referring to … Continue reading

31. Why CLTP?

The Need for Cross-cultural Leadership Training: Why FEBInternational is developing the CLTP program “We no longer need ‘general practitioner’ missionaries here.”  This comment from an experienced FEBI missionary points to an important reality in missions today: the need for quality … Continue reading

12. Passive Mentoring on the Mission Field

Before my wife, Karen, and I went to Pakistan in 1985 we learned the LAMP (Language Acquisition Made Practical) method of language learning.  Although I often wished the course had been better tailored to suit my ability (perhaps LAMPSSSSS – … Continue reading

9   Top Three Needs In Training For Cross Cultural Ministry

<p>While we were  learning the Sindhi language in Pakistan  during the 1980s my wife, Karen, tried to discover the word for  &quot;share&quot; and was given a word essentially equivalent to the English  &quot;give&quot;. The problem was that &quot;share&quot; is a … Continue reading

8.   How do we Train the Trainers?

The people in the best position to teach others are those who are actually involved in doing the task that needs to be taught. This conviction is behind the goal of creating an experience-based mentored environment for the training of … Continue reading