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Proximity is not a guarantee that we will understand each other. Often, the sight of other races within sniffing distance tend to harden rather than break down stereotypes.’ She goes onto say, ‘It is singular that together with the movement towards globalization is the movement towards ‘ethnicization’, or the reassertion of smaller but sharper identities. In a time when there is a coming together there is also a coming apart.
(Dr. Melba Maggay, Institute of Studies in Asian Church and Culture)
We see churches and Christians in Australia equipped with intercultural understanding and skills, reaching out with the gospel to those from other nations living in our communities.
We initiate and support strategies, training and mentoring that equip churches and Christians to be effective intercultural communicators.