MISSIONS TRAINING PROGRAMS:
Offered by Frontier Ventures in Pasadena, California and Fallbrook, California, INSIGHT (Intensive Study of Integrated Global History and Theology), a one-year course blending an education experience with discipleship and missions training, is a cross-disciplinary program giving an integrated study of philosophy, science, world religions, culture, and faith in the global context.
Located between Asheville and Charlotte, North Carolina, the Center for Intercultural Training offers two courses for adults, a four-week course on second language acquisition and a two-week course on equipping for cross-cultural life and ministry. They also offer concurrent courses for children and teens and a variety of on-line courses.
Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois, offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate level programs in their School of Mission, Ministry, and Leadership. Additionally, their Institute for Cross-Cultural Training offers online courses in second-language learning, culture and ministry, ESL teaching, and language coaching.
All Nations Christian College, an independent, evangelical, interdenominational mission training college located in Hertfordshire, England, offers a wide variety of courses, some online and some residential, ranging from a few days in length to graduate degrees. Their purpose is to "train and equip men and women for effective participation in God's mission to His multicultural world."
Interaction International offers an educational planning seminar in Wheaton, Illinois, to help guide parents through decisions about educational options for expats. The seminar covers many topics including educational options, second language issues, creating an educational plan, choosing homeschool curriculum, and preparing your children for transitions.
A ministry of Global Frontier Missions, Missionary Training School is an online training course made up of twenty modules and is intended to equip people for serving cross-culturally with unreached people groups. The course can be completed in as little as six months or can be done more slowly as students work at their own pace. Modules can also be taken individually for those who don't want to complete the full course.
Access Truth offers several courses with online lessons and books that can be downloaded or purchased. Their main curriculum is broken up into modules covering God's narrative, communication, linguistics, culture and more. Their Going Global workbook accompanies 10 30-minute video lessons. In addition, several short series are also available.