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Certificate in Intercultural Studies

The Certificate in Intercultural Studies (C.I.S.) seeks to equip laity and Christian workers 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.

This is an introduction-level course in missions.


  • 48 Credits
  • 1 Year
  • Singaporeans Only. No Scholarships.


    Spiritual Formation


    • 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


    • 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


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



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

    Field Training


    • 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


    • 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

    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 75 (per credit)
    • Text books: SGD 50 (per Month)
    • Field Trips: SGD 1500 (estimated)