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Culture Profile: Romania

Cameron Armstrong (Ph.D. student, Biola University) and his wife, Jessica, serve as church planting catalysts with the International Mission Board in Romania. In addition to personal evangelism and starting Bible studies, he teaches a class at the Bucharest Baptist Theological Institute.
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Posted in Culture, Ministry, Missiology

Culture Profile: Haiti

Sean Christensen serves with World Team as a Bible college professor, training current and future church leaders in Haiti. Sean and his students recently surveyed nearly 400 Haitians using TheCultureTest.com.What does honor & shame look like in Haiti? Although Haitian
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Posted in Culture, Resources

Culture Profile: Kenya

Martin Munyao (Th.M., Daystar Academy of Nairobi) was a pastor and theology teacher in Kenya. He is earning his Ph.D. at Concordia Theological Seminary. What is your research/ministry focus? I am researching the values of honor and shame in African
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Posted in Culture, In The News

Culture Profile: Ireland

Guest blogger Roy Angle has lived and worked in Dublin, Ireland for 12 years. Though it may surprise people, honor and shame play unique roles in Irish culture, due in part to Ireland’s Latin roots.What does honor and shame look
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Posted in Culture, Shame

Culture Profile: Cambodia

Guest Mark Fender lived in Cambodia for 12 years, and worked as Country Director for Food For The Hungry.   What does honor and shame look like in Cambodia? Probably the most important element in engaging in Cambodian social relationships is
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Posted in Culture

Culture Profile: Botswana

Sandra Freeman has served with her husband in Botswana since 2001 doing discipleship and business mentoring. How is honor-shame manifested in Botswana? Honor and shame are all over, but here are three simple examples.In child rearing—a child does not ‘get into trouble’
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Posted in Culture, Honor, Uncategorized

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