These two offerings of DtN will be directed by the Southeast USA Chi Alpha International (XAi) Representative, Steve Bortner, and will include training from our national director of XAi, Severin Lwali, as well as other presenters from Chi Alpha staff in the Southeast.
Honor/Shame Cultures (contrasted with Fear/Power and Guilt/Innocence, and how we share the gospel)
Reaching Buddhists, Muslims, Hindus, and Atheists
Moving Internationals from Friendship to Leadership
XAi Nuts and Bolts (vision and strategies for individual and corporate witness through the school year)
Every Student Welcomes
The DNA of XAi (we are all XAi, why we welcome, etc.)
Cross-Cultural Christianity (differences in concepts of identity, hierarchy, risk, time, communication, achievement, world view)
Preparing Students for ReEntry
XAi programming best practices
English as Outreach
Attendees will also be inspired by: “This Is My Story” international student testimonials, Global Groups of staff and students discussing what they learn, Party Quirks skits illustrating how NOT to do XAi ministry, delicious ethnic meals, snacks, and drinks.
There will be plenty of free time for relationship-building, networking. Also, resources (foreign-language Bibles, tracts, and other literature) to share with international friends will be available.