Annual Staff & Volunteers Training Day (2018)

January 13th, 2018
8:30am - 4pm

Upper Arlington Lutheran Church - Mill Run Campus

Theme: "Exponential Impact"

"The things which you have heard from me… entrust these to faithful men who will be able to teach others also." (2 Tim 2:2)

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Workshop Tracks (see schedule)

  • Track 1: Impacting Hindu Students with the Gospel
    • Basic Cultural Understanding
    • Presenting Gospel in Context of Culture
    • Developing Culturally Appropriate Expressions of Christian Life/Discipleship
  • Track 2: Impacting Muslim Students with the Gospel
    • Basic Cultural Understanding
    • Presenting Gospel in Context of Culture
    • Developing Culturally Appropriate Expressions of Christian Life/Discipleship
  • Track 3: Exponential Multiplication: Making Disciples Who Make a Difference
    • Evangelism through Storytelling
    • Evangelism & Initial Discipleship using DBS
    • Focusing on Reproducibility in Returnees:
  • Track 4: Impacting Cross-Culturally: Learning to Bridge Cultures to Share the Gospel
    • Understanding Worldview
    • High/Low Context-Direct/Indirect
    • Honor and Shame
  • Track 5: New Volunteer Training & a Message from Rich Mendola, IFI Executive Director