Teaching & Training for Cross Cultural Ministry in Asia

KAIROS

The Kairos course began in the Philippines in 1994. It was known then as the CWMC (Condensed World Mission Course).

In 1989 and 1990 Mission Awareness Conferences were conducted in the southern Philippines to help focus the Filipino Church’s attention on the millions of individuals in unreached people groups within the country. The response to this challenge was overwhelming. The lack of education and understanding in cross-cultural missions in general, however was a major obstacle.

Here at the Bible College we have incorporated the KAIROS COURSE to our Academic Curriculum.  We have our own trained facilitators who can also train others.  The course  has helped in seeing a “missions movement” sweep through the Filipino Church resulting in the Filipino Church moving from being ‘missionary receiving’ to ‘missionary sending’.

Aside from our regular Kairos Course to the students here at the college, we are also opening it to other Pastors and church workers who are interested to be trained.

Here is a sample  schedule of our 5 week Intensive Course Training:

INTENSIVE COURSE – 5 DAYS

Date Time Activity Facilitator
Day 1

09.30

Welcome & Worship  
 

09.45

Introductions, Expectations & Prayer  
 

10.00

Introduction to the Course  
 

10.15

Video: Kairos  
 

10.40

Break  
 

11.00

Prayer for Hindu Bloc  
 

11.15

Intro to Chapter 1  
  Video: The Abraham Connection  
 

12.15

Reading and Worksheet 1  
 

13.00

Lunch  
 

14.45

Review Chapter 1  
 

15.00

Growth Point Groups 1  
 

15.30

Break  
 

15.45

Devotion: ‘Nations’  
 

16.00

Intro to Chapter 2  
  Video: Blessed to Be a Blessing  
 

17.00

Reading and Worksheet 2  
 

18.00

Meal  
  Reading and Worksheet 2  
 
Day 2

09.00

Worship  
 

09.15

Devotion: ‘The Temple’  
 

09.30

Prayer for Ethno-Religious Bloc  
 

09.45

Review Chapter 2  
 

10.00

Growth Point Group 2  
 

10.30

Break  
 

11.00

Intro to Chapter 3  
  Video: Messiah for all Peoples  
 

12.00

Reading & Worksheet 3  
 

13.00

Lunch  
 

14.00

Reading & Worksheet 3  
 

15.00

Devotion: ‘Abraham’  
 

15.15

Review Chapter 3  
 

15.30

Growth Point Groups 3  
 

16.00

Break  
 

16.15

Introduction Chapter 4  
  Video: Pacesetters  
 

17.15

Reading & Worksheet 4  
 

18.00

Meal  
  Reading and Worksheet 4  
 
Day 3

09.00

Worship  
 

09.15

Devotion: ‘Prayer & Mission’ or ‘Power & Mission’  
 

09.30

Prayer for Buddhist Bloc  
 

09.45

Chapter 4 Review  
 

10.00

Growth Point Groups 4  
 

10.30

Break  
 

10.45

Introduction to Chapter 5  
  Video: The Role of Prayer
(or To the Ends of the Earth)
 
 

11.45

Reading and Worksheet 5  
 

13.30

Lunch  
 

14.30

Review 5  
 

14.45

Growth Point groups 5  
 

15.15

Break  
 

15.30

Introduction to Chapter 6  
  Videos: ASHA and Opportunities  
 

16.30

Reading & Worksheet 6  
 

17.45

Devotion: ‘The Arrow’  
 

18.00

Meal  
  Reading & Worksheet 6  
 
Day 4

9.00

Opening song/prayer  
 

9.10

Review and Chapter 6 discussion groups  
 

9.30

Kampei Activity  
 

10.30

Break  
 

10.45

Intro to Chapter 7  
  Video: A World Prepared for the Gospel  
 

11.45

Reading and Worksheet 7  
 

13.30

Lunch  
 

14.30

Orientation for Contextualized Worship  
 

15.00

Break  
 

15.15

Contextualized WorshipDevotion: ‘People Blindness’Prayer for Muslim Bloc  
 

16.00

Review CWGrowth point groups 7  
 

16.45

Devotion: ‘Teamwork’  
 

17.00

Introduction to Chapter 8  
  Video: Island Flame
(or The Thaikin Story)
 
 

18.00

Cultural Meal)  
 

19:00

Video (Optional): Return to Hauna  
 
Day 5

09.00

Worship  
 

09.15

Devotion: ‘Barriers’  
 

09.30

Prayer for Non-Religious  
 

09.45

Reading & Worksheet 8  
 

11.30

Break  
 

11.45

Growth Point Discussion 8  
 

12.00

Devotion: ‘World View’  
 

12.15

Chapter 9 IntegrationWorksheets 9  
 

13.00

Lunch  
 

14.00

Continue worksheets 9  
 

14.45

Growth Point Groups & Prayer  
 

15.45

(Evaluation) ‘The Dam’ (short)  
 

16.00

Closing, Certificates, feedbackWhere next? For FTP….  
 

16.45

Finish