mis343 Mission Field Preparation 2

Credits: 2

This course is designed to help equip the student for his/her departure for the mission field. It will focus on the individual’s call and the affirmation of this call by the sending church; spiritual warfare, the selection of an agency in partnership with the sending church; developing relational and communication skills with ministry partners who are willing to serve as prayer warriors, personal encouragers and proactive donors; prayer cards and an interactive presentation on the anticipated ministry; the myriad of details involved in pre-field preparations including additional training, a commissioning service by the sending church; anticipating issues to expect after field arrival including cultural shock, ministering cross-culturally, inter-personal relationships with other missionaries, and re-entry into your own culture.

Instructor: Chuck Mathias

Prerequisite: Mission Field Preparation