Welcome to the Center for Leadership Development!

Certificate in Intercultural Ministry Now Available!

The Certificate in Intercultural ministry is a special certificate produced jointly with IICC WorldView and taught by Dr. Mark Hedinger. It is designed for participants who are pursuing or intend to pursue gospel-centered transformational ministry among people of a culture different from their own. This introductory program will acquaint participants with the basic ideas, skills, and attitudes needed for healthy relationships and culturally appropriate gospel ministry among people of a different culture. All courses in this certificate are also available for individual purchase in the Course Library.

Certificate Courses:

    • Introduction to Intercultural Ministry
    • Diversity of Human Cultures
    • Intercultural Communication
    • Tools for Learning Another Culture
    • Culture Mapping 
    • Conclusion

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About the Center for Leadership Development

The Western Seminary Center for Leadership Development represents a vital partnership between the Seminary and the local church that exists to provide a broad range of biblical, theological, and ministerial training resources to those seeking to be better equipped for ministry. Western Seminary has developed a variety of 14 - 15 instructional-hour training certificates that will afford volunteer leaders the opportunity to engage learning deeply without the significant obligations of formal academic study. Upon completion of each certificate learners receive a Certificate of Completion from Western Seminary to reflect their accomplishment.

For more information please visit the Center for Leadership Development website at www.westernseminary.edu.

Individual Learner Certificate Options:

Enroll in Our Faith, Work and Economics Certificates
Enroll in Our Leadership and the Church Certificates
Enroll in the Training in Bible Certificates
Enroll in the Foundations in Theological Studies Certificate
Enroll in Our Women, Leadership and the Church Certificates
Enroll in Our Intercultural Ministry Certificate


Course Library:

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