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This intensive two week program equips missionaries to live the paradox of enjoyment/endurance challenges of the cross-cultural experience. With a unique combination of experiential and formal instruction, IMPACT addresses spiritual, personal, lingual, interpersonal, and cultural aspects of the missionary experience. IMPACT is perfect for Christian workers intending to serve for more than one year in a cross-cultural context.
Based on the best language learning principles available, this two week program helps you identify your own personal learning style, understand your strengths and weaknesses, overcome fear and inhibitions, and design a plan that fits both you and your situation. You will have opportunity to practice new skills with speakers of other languages for 10 hours in small groups. PLANTS is perfect for Christian workers intending to serve for more than one year in an interlingual context.
RE-VIEW is a five-day period of reflection for cross-cultural workers and their families in transition. Opportunity is given to process the missionary journey with experienced cross-cultural workers who care and to prayerfully consider re-entry and gain perspective for the next phase of life. This retreat is developed based on the principles acquired at Mission Training International's Consultation on Debrief and Renewal (CODAR) program in Palmer Lake, Colorado.
Why come to the Greater Toronto Area (GTA)?*
As one of the world’s most multicultural cities, Toronto and the GTA offers the perfect opportunity for you to explore the world’s major cultures. MissionPREP can assist in connecting you with ethnic churches within your desired culture. MissionPREP participants can also sample many different destination cultures right in the city’s ethnic neighbourhoods, such as “Chinatown” or Little India”.
*Though many of our courses are held in Cambridge and Guelph, Toronto and vicinity are easily accessible on the weekend when classes are not in session. See the specific program pages for locations.