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Bachelor of Arts in Intercultural Studies

The Bachelor of Arts in Intercultural Studies (B.A.I.S.) train candidates who upon their graduation are qualified to take up varied missions leadership positions within the local church, such as intercultural church planters, tentmakers, missions executives, strategy coordinators, non-resident missionaries, missions pastor in the local church.

Details

  • 144 Credits
  • 3-Year Programme
  • Singaporeans Only. No Scholarships.

Curriculum

Spiritual Formation

01

• Christian Commitment & Crucified Life Of A Disciple • Knowing & Hearing God • Living By Faith • Understanding The Five Fold Ministry • Understanding The Prophetic & Spiritual Gifts • Training In Reigning With Christ • Introduction To Praise & Worship • God’s Heart Of Father’s Love • Total Freedom In Christ

Missionary Leadership

02

• Character Of A Leader (Developing An Excellent Spirit) • Biblical Principles Of Leadership • Study Of Biblical Leadership Models • Visionary Leadership • Life Of A Missionary

Missions’ Perspectives

03

• Biblical Foundations Of Missions (Intro, OT, NT) • History Of Missions (Missiological Theses, Historical Movements) • Introduction To UPG Concept

Evangelism

04

• Stirring Up The Evangelistic Flame • Lordship Evangelism • lntroduction To Urban Evangelism • Evangelism Explosion Clinic • Alpha Course • lntroduction To Basic Evangelism • Biblical & Contemporary Models Of Evangelism

Field Training (Introductory)

05

• Cultural Orientation & Language Learning • Cross Cultural Navigation & Evangelism • Cross Cultural Evangelism (Applied) • Understanding Missionary Life (Applied) • Prayer Walk & Spiritual Mapping Of The Culture • Language Learning • Church Planting Models & Methods • Urban & Rural Ministry & Strategy • Community Development (Applied) • Gospel & Ministry To The Poor

Missionary Strategy

06

• Contextualization (Gospel & Culture) • Introduction To Cultural Anthropology • Strategy Coordinator Training • Networking Strategy • Creating Missionary Profile • Holistic Community Development • Introduction To Ethnographic Survey • Introduction To World Religions & Cults • Strategic Warfare In Missions & Deliverance

Extra-Curricular Courses

• Introduction To Tent Making • Micro Enterprise • Micro Economics • Soft Skills • Conflict Resolution • Health & Fitness For Evangelism & Missions • Master Planning • Signs, Wonders & Miracles • Understanding Islam Today

Philosophy of Ministry in Missions

01

• Personal Code Of Ethics & Integrity • Character Of A Missionary Leader (Missiological Principles From Joseph’s Life) • Philosophy Of Ministry Of Moses & Paul • Character Issues (Workshop & Paper Presentation)

Missiological Biblical Theology 1

02

• Doctrine 1 (Introductory – God, Man, Sin, Salvation) • Exegesis & Hermeneutics • lntroduction To The Missiological Theology • Missiological Survey Of OT & NT • General Study Of The Pentateuch • General Missiology Of Psalms • Missiology Of The Gospels (Focus On Miracles, Parables & Hard Sayings Of Jesus) • General Study Of Romans (Focus On The Missionary Messages) • The Synoptic Gospels • Introduction To Greek Language

Field Entry Training (Basic)

03

• Cultural Orientation & Language Learning • Cross Cultural Navigation & Evangelism • Cross Cultural Evangelism (Applied) • Understanding Missionary Life (Applied) • Prayer Walk & Spiritual Mapping Of The Culture • Language Learning • Church Planting Models & Methods • Urban & Rural Ministry & Strategy • Community Development (Applied) • Gospel & Ministry To The Poor

Missiological Biblical Theology 2

04

• Doctrine 2 (Introductory – Jesus Christ, Holy Spirit, Church Function, Eschatology) • Missiology Of Acts • Special Study Of 1 & 2 Corinthians • Missiology Of Prison Epistles (Philippians & Colossians) • Missiology Of Pastoral Epistles (1 & 2 Timothy, Titus, Philemon) • Missiological Communication (Homiletics) • Missiology Of Hebrews • Theology Of Sanctification • Introduction To Hebrew Language

Philosophy of Ministry in Missions

01

• Christian Commitment & Discipleship (Advanced) • Philosophy Of Daniel In A Pluralistic Society • Understanding Christian Spirituality • Personal Code Of Ethics & Integrity

Missiological Biblical Theology 3

02

• Doctrine 3 (Advanced – God, Man, Sin, Salvation) • General Study Of Pauline Epistles (Focus On The Missionary Message) • Special Study Of 1 & 2 Corinthians • Introduction To Johannine Missiology • Introduction To Missiological Ecclesiology (Stages Of Engagement) • Practical Missiology Of James

Field Training (Advanced)

03

• Cultural Orientation & Language Learning • Cross Cultural Navigation & Evangelism • Cross Cultural Evangelism (Applied) • Understanding Missionary Life (Applied) • Prayer Walk & Spiritual Mapping Of The Culture • Language Learning • Church Planting Models & Methods • Urban & Rural Ministry & Strategy • Community Development (Applied) • Gospel & Ministry To The Poor

Missiological Biblical Theology 4

04

• Doctrine 4 (Advanced – Jesus Christ, Holy Spirit, Church Function, Eschatology) • Worship Patterns In Ancient Israel (Focus on Contextualization & Ethnomusicology) • Missiology Of Major Prophets • Missiology Of Minor Prophets • General Study Of Missiological Of Eschatology (Focus On Daniel & Revelation) • Advanced Hebrew Language • Advanced Greek Language

General Information

Entry Qualifications

  • Any born again Christian with ‘A’ levels or its and one who has a desire to serve God and wants to be trained to be an effective ministry leader in missions.
  • Must have ministry involvement related to pastoral and church-planting.
  • Must have church endorsement.

Financial Information (SGD)

  • Fees: SGD 100 (per credit)
  • Textbooks: SGD 50 (per Month)
  • Field Trips: SGD 1500 (estimated)