Cultural Intelligence for a Changing Church

Speaker(s): Soong-Chan Rah
Date: July 29-August 2 2013
Length: 12h 38min
Product ID: RGDL4318S

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Description

With the demographics of Christianity changing throughout the world, specifically in North America, there is an increased need for ministries to develop cultural intelligence to meet the shifting needs of the church. The current construct of North American evangelicalism poses numerous obstacles toward developing multiethnic churches in the face of these changing demographics. This course explores the process of socio-cultural exegesis, engages in theological reflection, and initiates the practice of developing culturally intelligent communities for effective ministry. By the end of the course, listeners will have explored ways of developing cultural intelligence as an aspect of pastoral identity and spiritual formation necessary for ministry. Lectures include:

  • The Next Evangelicalism
  • The Cultural Captivity of the Church
  • An Emerging Ecclesiology
  • A Theology of Culture
  • Cultural Intelligence for a Changing Church

See All Audio by Soong-Chan Rah

Rev. Dr. Soong-Chan Rah is the Milton B. Engebretson Associate Professor of Church Growth and Evangelism at North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago, Illinois and the author of The Next Evangelicalism; Many Colors; and co-editor of Honoring the Generations. Dr. Rah serves on the boards of World Vision, Sojourners, the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA), Evangelicals 4 Justice and the Catalyst Leadership Center.

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