This is an article from the November-December 1981 issue: Finishing the Task

The Institute of International Studies

The Institute of International Studies

Explode your missions myths, and rebuild a foundation of God's global purposes at IIS

Whether you are a student seeking a profitable use for your January break, or a layman or Christian leader looking for a life changing  experience, the IIS inter term may be just what you're looking for.

January Interterm

The Institute of International Studies (IIS) inter term session, January 4 29, 1982, will provide students, laymen, and Christian leaders with an excellent opportunity to explore Biblical, historical, cultural, and strategic foundations for world evangelization0

Professors with a wide range of missions experience and insight, including Lloyd Kwast, Don Richardson, and Ralph Winter, will lecture and be available for informal discussion. Field experience in the metropolitan Los Angeles area will put "flesh and blood" on principles articulated in the classroom. Case studies will focus attention on personal and practical approaches to Chinese, Muslim, Hindu, and tribal peoples.Readings will make use of the new IIS textbook, Perspectives on the World Christian Movement study guide, and videotapes. Learning, as always in the IIS experience, will take place in a community of other students and staff of the U.S. Center for World Mission and member organizations.

What do you get out of it? IIS students come away from such a course with (1) an appraisal of the challenges and opportunities of church planting and community development among the world's Hidden Peoples, as well as (2) & framework of understanding that enables them to make responses of obedience.

Spring Semester

The Spring 1982 Evening Class is designed both as an elective course for Christian students attending secular colleges and universities in the greater Los Angeles area, as well as a "continuing education" course for Christian laymen in the same area.

Spring '82 Evening Class in Pasadena will be held on consecutive Tuesday evenings, 7:00¬10:00 from February 2 May 25. Undergrad credit is available from WCIU or Columbia Bible College; grad credit is available from WCIU or Denver Conservative Baptist Seminary.

For more information, check appropriate box on back page, or contact IIS 1539 F. Howard, Pasadena, CA 91104.

Is it for you?

Career Foundations or undergraduate level, taught by missionaries and mission-minded Christian leaders. Missionary statesman John Mott said, "There is no better Evening courses enable students education than to sit at the feet with a busy work schedule to of missionaries!" Students in take advantage of the fullythe U.S. Center's Career accredited training, offered in Foundations Program have the conjunction with Columbia Bible opportunity to do just that in College and Columbia Graduate the Winter Quarter beginning School of Bible and Missions. January 4 in Pasadena. For further information call Daphne Drescher, assistant A full schedule of courses, program director at (213) 797 1111 including Bible survey, theology or write The Career Foundations and missions are offered to Program, 1605 Elizabeth, students on either the graduate Pasadena, CA 91104.


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