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What is Leading Cross-Culturally?

Oct. 23, 2014By: Darren CarlsonAuthor Bio

From Leading Cross-Culturally: Covenant Relationships for Effective Christian Leadership by Sherwood Lingenfelter.

 "Leading cross-culturally…is inspiring people who come from two or more cultural traditions to participate with you…in building a community of trust and then to follow you and be empowered by you to achieve a compelling vision of faith" (21). 

And the challenge:

 "The complexity of leading cross-culturally lies in the challenge of building a community of trust among people who come from two or more cultural traditions that provoke a clash of worldviews" (20).  

Darren Carlson is the Founder and President of Training Leaders International.  As President, Darren oversees the general direction of the ministry and serves as an advocate for pastors with little access to formal training and thoughtful cross-cultural theological engagement. You can connect with him on Facebook and Twitter

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