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Diploma in Intercultural Studies

The Diploma in Intercultural Studies (Dip.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 advanced-level course in missions.

Details

  • 96 Credits
  • 2-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

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

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 Training (Advanced)

03

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

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

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)