cross-cultural communication

14) The Last Bit: Special Request of our Canadian Readers – Please Help

Are you a Canadian participant in the whole Brigada experience? If so, could we please ask for your help? We’ve been asked to help coordinate the Canadian launch of a new web-driven training course called Zúme. Zúme is available online at…

 

www.zumeproject.com

 

You can start any time (i.e., you don’t have to wait until a certain cycle begins to sign up and get started). All you need is 4-12 people in a group and… bam… you too can learn how to become a disciple worth reproducing as well as how you can work within groups to multiply. Those groups will help you establish greater accountability, a deeper prayer life, more disciples, and much, much more. So the Canadian launch of Zúme is coming up April 7th and 8th. I (Doug) would love to learn how we might make this launch a genuinely Canadian experience. So I have to ask of you, Canadians — please, what are the typical things that annoy you about U.S. of Americans? What do we do that really cheeses you off? How can we keep from pride or jingoism? What might prompt you, as a Canadian, to consider implementing Zúme in your own church or group across the entire (giant) nation of Canada? The first piece of advice we received was to read, “Why We Act Like Canadians,” by Pierre Berton. But we want even more. Please click into the comment box of the web version of this item to let us know how we avoid bungling this. And if you’d like to help plan it, you’re invited. Just send us a note at:

 

www.brigada.org/contact

 

Thanks in advance for any help you can give to help us redeem this.

10) Nations Course 2019 in Chiang Mai and Rotterdam

Last year’s participants said: “The Course shed light on the areas that were dark for me and through this course I got the last piece of my armor in place.” Another wrote, “I do not know how any missionary can do without it! Most helpful course I have ever attended.” The Nations Course is a six-week cross-cultural intensive. It exists to prepare people for effective cross-cultural ministry, and equip them to make disciples among least reached people groups. Organizers want to promote an ethos of life-long learning. Cross Cultural ministry is one of the most misunderstood ministries/occupations on the planet. Course leaders wish to avoid the mistakes of the past by providing experienced trainers, who will open people’s eyes to new ways of thinking, acting, and feeling when approaching different cultures. Learn more and sign up at…

 

world-outreach.com/nations-course/

 

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