The Power of Learning: How to Serve God Cross-Culturally

Episode 227 - Jean Johnson

In ministry, it can be easy to look for quick results and noticeable numbers instead of what is helping the community. Jean Johnson joins in to talk about the value of learning from other cultures and serving them well.

After nearly 30 years of ministry involvement, she has a lot to share and discuss. She has spent many years working in Cambodia as a church planter, and now she helps people learn from her experiences. More than anything, she wants people to know Jesus more in their own culture and find Him there.

What we talked about

  • [00:33] – Episode summary
  • [01:44] – Introduction
  • [02:08] – When things go right in ministry
  • [05:10] – Finding the solution in the problem
  • [06:52] – Where did your heart for missions come from?
  • [09:44] – A missing information gap
  • [11:30] – Times of transition and revelation
  • [15:29] – How to bridge the gap
  • [20:25] – The beauty of the indigenous church
  • [27:14] – Understanding worship through a cultural lens
  • [30:20] – The different contexts of giving
  • [42:25] – Internet and book resources
  • [44:07] – How can we best pray for you?

I really believe with my whole heart, whether it’s short term missions, long term missions, the emerging church, unreached people groups, that what we as cross-cultural workers do on day one will affect day 100. – Jean Johnson

  • [47:36] – A word of encouragement

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Jean Johnson

Jean Johnson

Missionary, Author, Servant

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Additional Resources

Check out the Dylan Dodson Faith and Life Podcast as well as other great resources listed at MissionalAudio.com

 

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