Gain valuable insights for your mission work

Our stand alone short courses attract many missional minded people.

Each course is designed to provide insights into contemporary cross-cultural issues affecting and aiding mission today. They're run by a combination of our own staff and other specialist experts.

So whether you are looking for academic missional study or prefer something creative and hands on, we have a short course for you.

Looking to go deeper?

Take a look at our postgraduate level Advanced Short Courses >

  • EnVision

    Helping the church connect across cultures with confidence
    EnVision is a group study resource for Christians who want to know more about mission and how to relate to different cultures. It is an interactive introduction to mission, which uses video, discussion, optional activities and opportunities for personal/group reflection all within the comfort of your home.

  • Refresh Short Retreat


    8 - 12 July 2024

    Are you struggling with direction and vision and need some guidance?  Have you found that you are struggling to hear God? Have you been involved in missions and feel God is preparing you to re-enter cross-cultural service – either in your home country or abroad?  Refresh could be just what you need.  Refresh is an incredible program created for people who are seeking spiritual and emotional refreshment and need time to hear from God.

  • Arts for a Better Future

    7-12 July 2024

    The aim of this course is for you to be able help local communities draw on their artistic resources to help them respond to their spiritual, social and physical needs and help them move towards the kingdom of God.

  • Multicultural Worship Week

    28 - 31 May 2024
    On campus

    The Multicultural Worship Week is for anyone interested in deepening their understanding of multicultural worship and in particular the relationship between music, worship and culture.

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    Multicultural Worship Day

    On campus / Online  |  Saturday 17 February 2024  |  9am - 5pm

    The Multi-cultural Worship Day is for anyone interested in learning more about the relationship between music worship and culture. This day is particularly useful if you worship, minister or lead in a multicultural church setting. You don't have to be able to play a musical instrument to take part!

  • Arts and Trauma Healing

    Online: 11 January, 2024
    Residential Intensive: 18 - 28 March, 2024
    This course fosters a holistic interactive approach, engaging Scripture within the healing process for people who suffer from the mental, emotional, and spiritual effects of trauma. It combines biblical truths with basic mental health principles expressed in ways that can be easily translated into other languages. This course is threefold; pre-intensive assignemnts, on-campus intensive and final research project. 

  • Equipping Christians to relate to Muslim friends, and to consider how  Islam and Christianity interact

    Engaging Islam Today

    Sunday 3–Saturday 9 December 2023

    This course enables Christians to understand better the roots, realities and perspectives of Islam, and how to respond to Muslims in a way that is biblical, sensitive, informed and bold. Sessions include lectures, interactive case studies, role plays and practical activities related to engaging with Muslims. There will also be time for private study and to share personal experiences and insights.

  • Summer Writing Week

    17th - 21st April 2023
    On campus

    Do you have a writing project on the go but find it hard to carve out the time to make progress?
    Are you struggling to work on your own and keep motivated?
    Do you need a change of scenery to give your project some fresh momentum?

  • Intercultural Training Course

    Intercultural Coaching

    Modules run throughout the year in November, March & July
    Accredited Diploma in Coach Training

    This advanced vocational training course will help participants learn the foundational techniques, methods and tools of intercultural coaching, mediation and conflict management. Being able to develop and lead coaching processes in an intercultural context will enable participants to more effectively: build and lead international teams; support colleagues from different cultural backgrounds; and accomplish personnel responsibilities.

  • Emmaus Retreat

    5th - 8th April 2024 | Closing date for registrations: 28th March
    9th - 12th May 2024 | Closing date for registrations: 25th April
    17th -20th October 2024 | Closing date for registrations: 3rd October
    14th - 17th November 2024 | Closing date for registrations: 31st October

    Are you looking to get away for a few days to pray and seek God? The Emmaus Retreat is a four day / three night personal retreat where you can get away for a time of spiritual renewal at your own pace. There is no set programme, aside from two sessions with a spiritual director who will meet with you one-on-one at the start and towards the end of your retreat.

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