Cross Cultural Leadership Course


Wednesdays – 7.00pm to 9.15pm

8 sessions – 2.25hours each night

[gap height=”10″]Objective: To empower people to make disciples from many cultural backgrounds using Biblical concepts of humility, honour and respect that will multiply the Kingdom of God.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_tta_accordion shape=”round” color=”sky” gap=”5″ active_section=”0″ no_fill=”true” collapsible_all=”true”][vc_tta_section i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-calendar” add_icon=”true” title=”Sessions” tab_id=”1538084569778-14c87910-211a”][vc_column_text]3rd October, 2018

  • God’s model for human relationships – its significance in cross-cultural ministry?
  • Jesus and the Kingdom imperative – Matt 6 v 33 ‘Seek ye first the Kingdom of God?
  • Jesus leaders and disciples?


10th October, 2018

  • Developing strong leaders – listening to your conscience?
  • Changing our attitude and actions
  • Hearing God’s voice – being led by the Holy Spirit


17th October, 2018

  • Kingdom oriented prayer with authority
  • The God factor in spiritual growth – multiplying is an imperative
  • Blessing all the families of the earth – the d.n.a of Jesus’ disciples


24th October, 2018

  • Knocking on hearts
  • Opening hearts
  • Ministering to hurting hearts


31st October, 2018


  • Culture, worldview and cross-cultural communication
  • Searching for common ground
  • Respecting the authorities in a culture


7th November – no classes on this night – Baptist Hui in Palmerston North


14th November, 2018

  • Honour and Shame in the Book of Matthew?
  • Middle eastern worldview and its interface with Western and Maori worldviews
  • Cross cultural conflict resolution


21st November, 2018

  • Kinship, collectivism and collateral security
  • The Divinity of Christ
  • How Jesus Christ reshaped the theology of His disciples


28th November, 2018

  • Interpreting the Signs of the Prophets
  • The Gospel of John the Baptist
  • The Ethics of Conversion


Saturday 1st December, 2018

Graduation Dinner and reflections and testimonies – 5.30pm to 9pm

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-list-ul” add_icon=”true” title=”Format” tab_id=”1538084569960-231266ac-939d”][vc_column_text]Each topic is a 30minute lecture followed by a discussion group, or a case study, or a prayer time or a Q & A.

Some sessions include a short video clip about the topic.

Each session has notes in a workbook with short questionnaires for homework.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-user” add_icon=”true” title=”Course Coordinator” tab_id=”1538085019448-ae838f47-e404″][vc_column_text]Each topic is a 30minute lecture followed by a discussion group, or a case study, or a prayer time or a Q & A.

Some sessions include a short video clip about the topic.

Each session has notes in a workbook with short questionnaires for homework.

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Bryan Johnson has served as a missionary in Asia – Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand Hong Kong, China, India, Philippines, Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Zambia, South Africa and the former Yugoslavia. Although his primary focus has centered on helping Muslims discover who Isa (Jesus) is, he has also taught on Buddhism, Hinduism and Atheism.

He commenced his missionary ministry in 1977 after being the youth pastor at Papatoetoe Baptist, and Hamilton Central Baptist Churches.

Bryan, a qualified accountant, studied Indonesian language and culture, Islam and an adult learning at Waikato University. From 1993 to 2003 Bryan was the Principal of New Covenant International Bible College. He was ably assisted by his wife Cheryl.

From 2004 to 2010 Bryan served the Global International Friendship ministry at the Auckland Baptist Tabernacle. In 2010 he pioneered a ministry for seeking migrants from an Islamic background with Paul Chang.

In more recent times he has been overseeing the pioneering of the Friends of Friends Fellowship ministry around Aotearoa in the main University cities.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-credit-card” add_icon=”true” title=”Cost” tab_id=”1538085461905-c4066aa5-06c3″][vc_column_text]The cost of the course is $55 including the notes and the graduation dinner.

A deposit of $25 is required by the 30th September 2018. The balance can be paid during the course.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_accordion][vc_btn title=”Register now” shape=”round” color=”green” link=”||target:%20_blank|”][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Start and end time of this event

Start 3 Oct 2018 7:00 pm

End 3 Oct 2018 9:15 pm

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