language and culture

Culture Counts: Session 1

In this talk, Jeff Jackson discusses the origins of culture in general. This is the first of the two part Culture Counts taught at Crossroads Church.

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Culture Counts: Session 2

In the second part of Jeff Jackson's Culture Counts series, we're introduced to the Pyramid of Culture which compares American culture to most other cultures around the world. This is an eye opening talk given at Crossroads Church

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Culture Counts: Session 3

Re-entry is the word used to describe the stress and effects of cross-cultural ministry upon the cross-cultural worker as he returns to the culture, surroundings, and people he left behind.

In the third part of the Culture Counts series, Jeff Jackson discusses how necessary it is to help returning missionaries walk through re-entry.

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The Mission

In this video, Pastor Ed Compean coins the terms expose, engage, entangle. These are the steps, says Ed, that God takes us through as He exposes His people to others in a cross-cultural setting.

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Honor and Shame part one

In this video, Jeff Jackson defines the difference between American culture and culture in most of the rest of the world where American missionaries find themselves working. Americans need a framework for understanding how people in other cultures treat each other, how to interact, and how to communicate in honor-based cultures.

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Honor and Shame part two

This is part two is a series where Jeff Jackson defines the difference between American culture and culture in most of the rest of the world. American missionaries need a framework for understanding how people in other cultures treat each other, how to interact, and how to communicate in honor-based cultures.

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Honor and Shame part one (audio)

In this message, Jeff Jackson defines the difference between American culture and culture in most of the rest of the world where American missionaries find themselves working. Americans need a framework for understanding how people in other cultures treat each other, how to interact, and how to communicate in honor-based cultures.

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Honor and Shame part two (audio)

In this message, Jeff Jackson defines the difference between American culture and culture in most of the rest of the world where American missionaries find themselves working. Americans need a framework for understanding how people in other cultures treat each other, how to interact, and how to communicate in honor-based cultures.

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Preparation for Cross Cultural Ministry Series

These one hour teachings, taught by missionary pastor Jeff Jackson, are geared to prepare you and provide perspective for cross-cultural ministry.

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Language and Culture Acquisition

Pastor Jeff Jackson interviews missionary Ben Spector with a focus on the importance of language and culture acquisition for missionaries. They discuss the dilemma of feeling the need to speed the ministry along resulting in viewing culture and language as obstacles to get over instead of actual ministry. Learn more...

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