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spreading the gospel

Anywhere you go in the world, there are people who need God’s love. The Bible commands believers to spread the gospel to all nations as we travel the globe.The Intercultural Studies major will equip you for cross-cultural ministry by immersing you in God’s Word and allowing you experience life on the mission field. The powerful classes are taught by former missionaries and pastors who will mentor you in ministry and academics. Your perspective will be broadened and you will learn to live out the love of Christ in various cultures

You're ready to go
You love people of any age and background. Your heart is in missions; you have fostered a desire for foreign missions for a long time. The experience of traveling to different cultures exhilarates you, and you just can’t wait to get on the field. Your short-term mission trips have confirmed your desire for intercultural ministry, and you’re ready to go.

Get the training you need to make a different for Christ around the world—wherever that may be.

Meet Doug and Sharon Martin, a 1985 graduates who have been in involved in missions work for over 25 years in Japan, Brazil, Russia, Moldova, Ukraine, Hungary, and Romania.
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YOU WILL LEARN TO ...
- Communicate the gospel clearly in other cultures.
- Articulate your biblical worldview in a variety of settings.
- Reach people and build the local church.
- Mobilize believers as productive church members.

YOU WILL LEAVE BBC WITH ...
- A heart attuned to spiritual needs of others.
- Strong biblical foundations and philosophies for missions.
- Valuable first-hand cross-cultural ministry experience.
- Teaching and mentoring skills.

QUICK FACTS ...
- 133 Credits
- In addition to core curriculum, 43 credits of electives allow you to tailor the program to your interests and goals.
- The Missionary Apprenticeship Program allows you to spend six weeks or more on the field serving with a missionary, giving you hands-on cross-cultural ministry experience. The apprenticeship fulfills three academic credits.
- Teaching English as a Second Language is a unique opportunity to be involved in ministry in closed or hostile countries.

YOU COULD BE A ...
- Missionary
- English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher
- Mission agency leader
- Church planter

COURSES INCLUDE ...
- Cross Cultural Communication
- The Personal Life of a Ministry Leader
- Dynamics of Discipleship
- Missionary Anthropology
- World Evangelism
SEE MORE IN OUR COLLEGE CATALOG.

CONTACT ...
For questions or more information, contact Darryl Meekinst at dmeekins@bbc.edu.