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Why make it difficult when it can be easy: being an intercultural church 

Blog by Hans Euser   Being an intercultural church is far from easy. If you need God in anything, it is in living together with people who are different from you. “Heterogeneity is a provocation,” writes the French philosopher Foucault. “Why are you different? Can't you be like me? Am I not good enough sometimes?” Ethnic and economic diversity often leads to fear and distance. While in the church we strive for connection in love. How do we keep up

Online training ‘7 keys to building an intercultural community’

Building an Intercultural Community is an Intercultural Church Plants (ICP) training course intended for anyone involved in the formation of culturally diverse faith communities and small groups. Kerkplanter and ICP network leader Hans Euser provides the training and facilitates the intervision.  The two-month training program costs only 147 euros and participants receive:  7workoutsx 45

Replace ICP partner contribution

The ICP partner contribution is replaced by ...  The partner churches in the ICP network received a request every year to make a financial contribution to the national mission. From now on we want to replace that question with something else, namely a six-monthly collection request. Discover how your church can contribute to the bigger picture. Read on.  ICP partner contribution will be replaced  Everything costs money. Anyone who leads a church or participates in community life, in whatever field, knows this. ICP also incurs costs; for material, productions, employees, administration, rent, and so on. 

Equip: networking day for leaders on October 15

“God has given to the church apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors, and teachers for the work of his ministry, for the building up of the body of Christ.” For example, Ephesians 4:12 is often read. As if pastors and pioneers have to do the work. “No”, says Paul, what we have to do is “equip the saints for the work in his service”. How do you activate an intercultural church? That is what the network morning for leaders on Friday October 15

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