Auckland cross cultural leadership course

Each session is presented on google meets. After registration you will be sent a link for joining the sessions each night. It’s important that we start each session on time, at 7pm, so please log on to google meets at 6.45pm. We plan to finish each night by 9.15pm. You will need a computer or laptop that has good sound levels and a good microphone so we call all hear you and you can hear everyone. Please test out your computer before you register to ensure it generates a good clear sound. 


10 September, 2020
God’s model for human relationships – Jesus and His incarnation – its significance in cross- cultural ministry? Jesus and the Kingdom imperative – Matt 6 v 33 ‘Seek ye first the Kingdom of God? Jesus leaders and disciples

17 September, 2020
Developing strong leaders – listening to your conscience? Changing our attitude and actions.Hearing God’s voice – being led by the Holy Spirit

24 September, 202
Kingdom oriented prayer with authority. The God factor in spiritual growth – multiplying is an imperative. Blessing all the families of the earth – the d.n.a of Jesus’ disciples

1 October, 2020
Knocking on hearts, Opening hearts, Ministering to hurting hearts

8 October, 2020 
Culture, worldview and cross-cultural communication. Searching for common ground. Respecting the authorities in a culture

15 October, 2020
Honour and Shame in the Book of Matthew? Cross cultural conflict resolution
Middle eastern worldview and its interface with Western and Maori worldviews

22 October, 2020
Kinship, collectivism and collateral security. The Divinity of Christ  How Jesus Christ
Reshaped the theology of His disciples

5th November, 2020
Interpreting the Signs of the Prophets
The Gospel of John the Baptist. The ethics of conversion

12 November, 2020
An encounter with another culture? Alternative religious worship? 

19th November, 2020
Culture shock, Team work, Group gathering dynamics. The role of the facilitator. 
Graduation celebration, presentation of certificates, prayer and “poroporoaki”

Course co-ordinator

Bryan Johnson is the co-ordinator.

Bryan has served as a missionary in Asia – Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, China, India, Philippines, Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Zambia, Kazakhstan, South Africa and the former Yugoslavia. Although his primary focus has centered on helping Muslims discover who Isa (Jesus) is, he has also taught on Buddhism, Hinduism and Atheism. He commenced his missionary ministry in 1977 after being the youth pastor at Papatoetoe Baptist, and Hamilton Central Baptist Churches. Bryan, a qualified accountant, studied Indonesian language and culture, Islam and an adult inductive learning at Waikato University. From 1993 to 2003 Bryan was the Principal of New Covenant International Bible College. He was ably assisted by his wife Cheryl. From 2004 to 2010 Bryan served the Global International Friendship ministry at the Auckland Baptist Tabernacle. In 2010 he pioneered a ministry for seeking migrants from an Islamic background with Paul Chang. In more recent times he has been overseeing the pioneering of the Friends of Friends Fellowship ministry around Aotearoa in the main University cities.


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The cost of the course is $95 including the notes, and the graduation dinner. A deposit of $25 is required by the Sunday 30 August, 2020. The balance can be paid during the course. Please register and make payment below.

Register here now – in 2 easy steps

STEP ONE – Fill in this form

STEP TWO – Deposit the course fee

Please bank your $95 course fee (or the $25 deposit) into the Penrose account of the Asia Pacific Discipleship Trust

The Asia Pacific Discipleship Trust
BNZ Penrose
02 0240 0030890 00

Please provide your first name and the initial of your last name with the letters CCLC. For example John Smith would be JohnSCCLC. Thank you.

For more information contact Bryan Johnson – Mobile 027 276 6900