Second Step: Training Prerequisites

The goal of Career Mission Training is to prepare you live and serve as an effective cross-cultural church planter. Classes that have pre-training requirements are highlighted in blue. Click on the links to find and complete your assignments.

You have two kinds of reading assignments.  You will complete thought questions for The Hidden Half of the Gospel and  Anthropological Insights for Missionaries.  The rest will submit a report that simply states that you have read the book.

Live Biblically and Think Missiologically

Experience Deeper Personal Transformation

Catalyze Cross-Cultural Disciple Making Movements

Lead as Servants in Functional Teams

Serve cross-culturally

  • Transitions
  • Family Issues in Mission
  • Basic Medical Care and Mission
  • Crucial Conversations
  • Missionary Safety and Security
  • Language and Culture Acquisition

Function as Employees and Volunteers with AFM

  • Communications
  • Strategic Planning
  • Human Resources
  • Development
  • AFM Policy and Finance
  • Orientation to Writing


There are several skills that you will need to master that you can begin working on now. For your practicum please work through this list of critical skills.