Global Missiology English, Vol 4, No 12 (2015)

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BIBLICAL THEOLOGY AND CROSS-CULTURAL THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION: THE EPISTLE TO THE ROMANS AS A MODEL

Wendel Sun

Abstract


Cross-cultural ministry of any sort gives rise to numerous challenges, not least of which is the accurate communication of the gospel message in culturally appropriate and comprehendible ways. These challenges are compounded when one begins to engage in theological education across cultures. When missionaries move beyond the “milk” of the gospel (1 Cor 3:2) to the “meat” of deeper theological reflection, the challenge of meaningful teaching also grows deeper. Yet, theological education is essential to sustaining the health of churches.

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