Certificate of Short-Term Mission

“Expect great things from God; attempt great things for God”
— William Carey
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Academic Level

Certificate/Diploma

Duration

3-4 Months

Assessment

Yes. Certificate of Completion

Study Method

Online

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"If you are really dedicated to serving God this is a great course to take. It is chocca block with information for you to explore."
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Certificate of Short-Term Mission Overview

The best missions trip training and preparation you can have is the Certificate of Short-Term Mission. It is the perfect missions trip training for a person going on a ministry-based missions trip. If you want to be prepared for short term missions and intercultural ministry, then this qualification is perfect for you.

Start your missions trip training today, Certificate of Short-Term Mission.

Who the Certificate of Short-Term Mission for

  • This Certificate is for those who want to be prepared to go on or lead a short term missions trip
  • It is an ideal introduction to the concepts and theology of cross-cultural and missions work whether locally or internationally
  • It is an excellent introduction for those who are considering taking up a missions assignment in their local church or internationally

What you will learn

Preparing for my Missions Trip

  • This course is designed to prepare those going on a short term missions trip. The course was developed by and is presented by a legendary missionary couple, who have hosted visiting teams and seen the impact that you can make by simply going!

Introduction to Intercultural Ministry: 1

  • This course is an introductory study of intercultural ministry principles and practice. People preparing for short term intercultural ministry need grounding in the basic principles of mission and cross-cultural communication.

Introduction to Intercultural Ministry 2

  • This course continues the study of intercultural ministry principles and practice. Including humanitarian mission, community transformation and understanding cultures. People preparing for short term mission trip should consider this course.

Crossing Cultures

  • In this course, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and frameworks in how to effectively take the gospel around the world and communicate it to cultures that are different to your own.

Included Courses

Play Preview Course Preparing for my Missions Trip

This course is designed to prepare those going on a short term missions trip. The course was developed by and is presented by a legendary missionary couple, who have hosted visiting teams and seen the impact that you can make by simply going!

Curriculum Covered

  1. Introduction.
  2. Preparing for your Missions Journey.
  3. What to do when you are on the field?
  4. What to do when you return?
  5. How to lead a missions team.

About your instructor

Bronwyn and Tim Perry 150 x 150 opt

Pastors Bronwyn & Tim

Combining their experiences from almost 30 years of missions and ministry with their passion to build the kingdom, Tim and Bronwyn are pioneering new works across Southeast Asia. Their ability to be connectors of people and organisations leads to unity and a strong kingdom focus. As they connect into all levels of society, they bring effective influence and attention to areas of injustice. They are passionate about church planting and the training of national leaders, with a strong emphasis on next generation leaders, children and youth. Tim & Bronwyn carry the presence of God and are helping people to encounter His presence.

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Play Course Preview Introduction to Intercultural Ministry

This course is an introductory study of intercultural ministry principles and practice. People preparing for short term intercultural ministry need grounding in the basic principles of mission and cross-cultural communication.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Course Introduction
  2. What is a World Christian?
  3. The Call of God & Your Place in Mission
  4. What is Missions? Why Missions?
  5. Mission & God’s Rule
  6. History of Missions I
  7. Case Study: Lao Vida (Paul Bowyer)
  8. Strategic Partnership in Missions – Dr Chin Do Kham
  9. Revival & Transformation of the Chin People – Dr Chin Do Kham
  10. History of Missions II
  11. The Status of the World Christian Movement
  12. Settings & Contextual Factors in Mission
  13. New Testament Models of Mission
  14. Warfare Prayer & Mission

About your instructor

Ian Grant 150 x 150 opt

Dr Ian Grant

Ian is an experienced Vice-President Emeritus with a demonstrated history of executive leadership, curriculum development, postgraduate teaching and accreditation, in theological education and ministry training in Australian and international contexts, including in the e-learning industry. He is skilled in Lecturing, Coaching, Managing Teams, Conflict Resolution. Ian holds a PhD focused on cultural intelligence, anthropology, contextualised leadership, cultural and religious change, intercultural communication and Majority World Christianity from Monash University.

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My testimony is that am grateful for your time am now a good student of the word of God

Rated 5 out of 5
16 May 2022

Praise God l thank God for your time and teaching God bless you my testimony is that my life will never be the same again

Samuel wango
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This was a good and great teaching of the word of God

Rated 5 out of 5
11 May 2022

Keep on doing what you are doing God bless you and keep you my testimony is that am grateful for your patience and support God bless you

Samuel wango
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Extraordinary Expo!

Rated 4 out of 5
1 March 2022

This is another Hallmark course which has extensively increased my understanding of evangelism

Eton Ekanem
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Play Course Preview Introduction to Intercultural Ministry: Certified – Part 2

This course is an introductory study of intercultural ministry principles and practice. People preparing for short term intercultural ministry need grounding in the basic principles of mission and cross-cultural communication.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Course Description
  2. Humanitarian Mission & Community Transformation
  3. The Call of God & Your Place in MissionCommunity Transformation
  4. Understanding Culture in Missions
  5. The Global Landscape: People Groups
  6. Missions to the Cities
  7. Missions to the Western World – Part I
  8. Short-Term Mission Teams
  9. Planting & Development of Indigenous Churches
  10. Power for Missions
  11. Missions to the Western World – Part II
  12. Missions to the Western World – Part III
  13. Missions to the Western World – Part IV
  14. Religious Pluralism & the Uniqueness of Jesus Christ
  15. Orality & Storytelling
  16. World Change & World Changers
  17. Closure & Challenge

About your instructor

Ian Grant 150 x 150 opt

Dr Ian Grant

Ian is an experienced Vice-President Emeritus with a demonstrated history of executive leadership, curriculum development, postgraduate teaching and accreditation, in theological education and ministry training in Australian and international contexts, including in the e-learning industry. He is skilled in Lecturing, Coaching, Managing Teams, Conflict Resolution. Ian holds a PhD focused on cultural intelligence, anthropology, contextualised leadership, cultural and religious change, intercultural communication and Majority World Christianity from Monash University.

Course Reviews

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4.8 out of 5 stars (based on 9 reviews)
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Very good22%
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My testimony is that am grateful for your time am now a good student of the word of God

Rated 5 out of 5
16 May 2022

Praise God l thank God for your time and teaching God bless you my testimony is that my life will never be the same again

Samuel wango
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This was a good and great teaching of the word of God

Rated 5 out of 5
11 May 2022

Keep on doing what you are doing God bless you and keep you my testimony is that am grateful for your patience and support God bless you

Samuel wango
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Extraordinary Expo!

Rated 4 out of 5
1 March 2022

This is another Hallmark course which has extensively increased my understanding of evangelism

Eton Ekanem
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Play Course Preview Crossing Cultures

In this course, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and frameworks in how to effectively take the gospel around the world and communicate it to cultures that are different to your own.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Course Introduction
  2. Biblical Basis for Mission
  3. Why Mission?
  4. How do we do Mission?
  5. Understanding Culture
  6. God & World Cultures
  7. Contextualisation
  8. Global Trends in Mission
  9. Mission Trends (1)
  10. Mission Trends (2)
  11. Models of Mission Work (1)
  12. Models of Mission Work (2)
  13. Models of Mission Work (3)
  14. Models of Mission Work (4)
  15. Case Study: Urban Missions (1)
  16. Case Study: Urban Missions (2)
  17. Case Study: Urban Missions (3)
  18. Case Study: Urban Missions (4)
  19. The Practicalities of Going Cross-Cultural
  20. Dealing with Spiritual Props
  21. Character
  22. Cross-Cultural Stress
  23. The Missionary Call
  24. Paul’s Methods (Case Study)
  25. Keys for Effective Cross-Cultural Work (1)
  26. Keys for Effective Cross-Cultural Work (2)
  27. Short-Term Mission Trips (1)
  28. Short-Term Mission Trips (2)
  29. Short-Term Mission Trips (3)
  30. Crossing Cultures Course Review

About your instructor

Kay Dohle 150 x 150 opt

Pastor Kay Dohle

Kay has dedicated her life to ministry. After pioneering a Young Adult Ministry training program at her local church, she then relocated to Asia as Mobilisations & Placement Officer with Assemblies of God World Missions. Since returning to Australia she has held senior leadership roles with Alpha Crucis and continued to work with churches across the country to help them equip Christian leaders to change their world.

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A preparation session

Rated 5 out of 5
27 September 2022

Knowledge is power, I gained a lot, answered in many questions I had and feel empowerd.

MW Jaso
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GREAT

Rated 4 out of 5
26 September 2022

We are called to make disciples of all nations. In crossing cultures, its the same message but different approach because of the audience we are dealing with. The slogan is “NOT WRONG JUST DIFFERENT”. A case in study is a particular set of people which uses coconut for the Holy Communion. We need to learn their language, eat their food, dress like them, so that we can reach them for Christ.

Abimbola
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BLESSED BEYOND MEASURE

Rated 5 out of 5
26 September 2022

Special thanks to Kay Doyle for that amazing session. Keep the main thing the main thing.
Message is the same but different method and in her words it is “NOT WRONG, JUST DIFFERENT” Taking into consideration the culture of our audience and language cannot be overemphasised. For example , some use coconut for Holy Communion because its breaking of bread.
Find a way you can connect with your audience.

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Certificate of Short-Term Mission Enrolment Options

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$AUD 30 / mo
  • Be prepared with your missions trip
  • 4 specifically designed courses
  • 79 Lessons
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$AUD 125
  • Be prepared with your missions trip
  • 4 specifically designed courses
  • 79 Lessons
  • Lifetime access to all resources

Certificate of Short-Term Mission Snapshot

  • 4 specifically designed courses
  • 79 lessons
  • 26hrs on-demand video
  • Certification
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on computer, mobile devices and TV
  • All learning resources, handouts and E-library at no extra cost
  • Personalised Certified Certificate of Completion

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HUGE amount of information for your investment for ministry

Rated 5 out of 5
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If you are really dedicated to serving God this is a great course to take. It is chocca block with information for you to explore.

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Certificate of Short-Term Mission Requirements

  • A desire for understanding and to be prepared to be effective in short term missions and as part of a missions team
  • A love of people and a desire to share the gospel locally and globally
  • This qualification only requires a desire to be prepared for ministry in a multicultural setting or a cross-cultural setting
  • Learners are welcome to commence this qualification at any time
  • A computer, tablet or smartphone is required
  • No additional software is required
  • Internet connection is required
  • Lessons are presented in English

All assessment tasks must be completed to be certified

  • Learners are required to complete all video lessons
  • Each lesson has a short multiple choice quiz
  • There are no essays to be written in this qualification
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