Opportunities

Thailand : Mentoring Program (OMF)

Description

TEAM is partnering with OMF International in Thailand. OMF’s growing ministries in east Asia include everything from church planting, youth outreach, and medical ministries to teaching and working among minority people groups.

Join a mentoring program to develop your faith, learn about mission work, and learn Thai culture and language. Apply yourself to focused study and exploration of these four areas:

1. Spiritual Formation

a. The Bible

b. Theological Reflection

c. Prayer

2. Evangelism and Ministry

a. Thai Language- LLC

b. Relationships with Thai people

c. Pre-evangelism

d. Evangelism

e. Teaching the Bible

3. Buddhism and Thai Culture

a. Thailand- The Nation

b. Thai People

c. Buddhism

d. Thai Church History

e. CIM/OMF History

4. Missionary Life

a. Partnership Development:

b. OMF Thailand vision/ ministry opportunities

c. OMF Resources

d. Understanding Missionary Life

Specific activities and learning goals are developed for each of these areas.

Major Responsibilities

- Complete all assignments from Mentor

- Keep open communication with the Mentor

- Join with ministry opportunities

- Seek ways to assist and encourage others

Interested applicants can apply either through TEAM (see below) or OMF.

Requirements

Qualification & Experience

- At least 18 years old, single or married without children

- Endorsed by local church leadership and/or pastor

- Willing to adapt to a new culture and learn a new language

- Have a supportive network of church(es) and Christians who are ready to pray and contribute financial support

- Formal Bible training resulting in a Certificate or higher in Christian Ministry, Bible, or Theology, or closely related field

Open to consider Christian cross-cultural service in the future.

Requirements

- Commit to 1-3 years of service

- Complete Associate application process including: application forms, interview and medical review

- Raise full financial support

- Orientation course in Singapore is recommended before coming to the fiels

- Language study for 3 - 9 months, depending on length of stay

-Conform to a lifestyle that matches that of your ministry context. Some locations will present living challenges, for instance, a simple rural living situation where there may be no running water and access to supplies and services is distant. Others can be located in an urban setting, with standard Thai housing where population density is high and lifestyle is busy, with people and activity all around. Lifestyle in Thailand can range from the most simple and challenging, to very comfortable.

- For English as a second language applicants, these levels of English assessment are required:

IELTS -5.0

TOEFL - 500 (173 TOEFL computer version)

TOEIC - 675

OPE - 3.0

Quick Facts

Location: Bangkok,Thailand
Duration:9 months to 2 years
longer than 3 years
Ministry:
TagsBuddhist
Reference Number:3340

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