welcomenations

FIVE EFFECTIVE WAYS ARKANSAS CHURCHES ARE REACHING INTERNATIONALS

There are 4,964 international students in Arkansas. The majority of these come from the 10/40 window. Many of these have no idea of what Jesus Christ has done for them. What can we do to help them really see and experience the love of Christ? The greatest thing we can do is bombard heaven with …

FIVE EFFECTIVE WAYS ARKANSAS CHURCHES ARE REACHING INTERNATIONALS Read More »

BUILDING BRIDGES FOR GOSPEL CONVERSATIONS WITH INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

As we start out the new year, our students and ministries may be thinking of how to connect with international students.  Sometimes we charge right in with spiritual conversations without knowing much about these students, what their context is, or what their spiritual needs and questions are.  We often lack a bridge to help them …

BUILDING BRIDGES FOR GOSPEL CONVERSATIONS WITH INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Read More »

Resources For Developing Cross-Cultural Friendships With Internationals

Ministering to internationals in our community is a paradox in many ways. On the one hand, loving the world that has come to us can be as simple as opening heart and home as a tangible expression of Christ’s love. Yet the closer our friendship becomes, the more clearly we observe the cultural differences that …

Resources For Developing Cross-Cultural Friendships With Internationals Read More »

Communicating the Gospel Cross-Culturally: The Influence of World View and Cultural Values

Communicating the Gospel Cross Culturally Imagine yourself having a conversation with someone from Southeast Asia about Jesus Christ who is from a Buddhist background. Notice how one’s world view affects the way we perceive our reality, making the task of sharing faith more complicated than we might think. The Holy Spirit has a lot of …

Communicating the Gospel Cross-Culturally: The Influence of World View and Cultural Values Read More »