Are you aware how your actions and attitudes are influenced by your cultural values and assumptions? For example, in some cultures the color red represents life and happiness, but in others it is associated with death. This course by OMF explains the importance of understanding worldview, which is defined by a person’s underlying cultural values and assumptions.
If you want to be effective ministers of the Gospel, it is important to understand the worldview of those in your host culture as well as your own. Through this course, you will be able to:
- Articulate the reasons for understanding worldview
- Identify your own cultural values
- Identify your host cultural values and Biblical values
- Reflect on how Biblical values and principles might challenge cultural values and assumptions