Partnership Development course
Attending a Partnership Development Workshop equips participants with knowledge, skills and resources to build a team of financial and prayer partners. Topics include communication, organisation, biblical basis and speaking skills, all with the goal of enabling you to realise God’s call into mission.
Ready Set Thrive
New members are equipped to take personal responsibility for maintaining their spiritual health and relationships on the field. The four streams are:
- Communication – Practicing active listening skills, understanding the dangers of making assumptions, understanding assertiveness and conflict resolution methods in the complex context of working in multi-cultural teams
- Spiritual Vitality- resilience, temptations, spiritual warfare, burnout, self-esteem and spiritual temperaments, concluding with a personal spiritual growth plan for participants
- Adaptation- look at the forces pressing in on us when we work in another culture; recognising and having strategies to help with balanced living, transitions, grief, healing heart wounds. A study of the theology of suffering
- Living in Community- an overview of the three communities of interaction; family, multicultural teams and host culture. A study of personality types to help understand others and ourselves better. Apply the 4 Cultural Types of Cultural Self-Discovery as participants identify their own cultural biases and potential areas of conflict with colleagues from a different culture.
World Wide Wycliffe
This workshop introduces the world of Wycliffe, SIL and Wycliffe Global Alliance while exploring the history of Bible translation, new trends in the range of ministries within the scope of Bible translation as well as beginning to look at working in cross-cultural teams and personal resilience.