in facilitating the idea is to bring out what the group members think and feel.
Three common teaching methods are presenting, training, and facilitating. The key purpose of presenting is sharing information. Training has the purpose of teaching students how to do something. In facilitating, the idea is to bring out what the students think and feel. Rather than the facilitator focusing on sharing new information, the students are encouraged to share their experiences for the purpose of mutual edification.
When dealing with issues of race and ethnicity, no one wants to be told what to think. And frankly, telling others what they should think about these charged topics is ineffective; it simply doesn’t change minds. Through facilitation, group members begin to see matters of history, race, and culture from other perspectives. As group members learn from each other’s diverse lives, and realize that their own views are based on life experience, middle ground is discovered.
TranscendCulture provides the expertise and hands-on exercises to help teams or groups of congregants come to a new understanding of cross cultural issues. As a result:
We will design a group experience particular to your needs and stage along the multi-ethnic church continuum.To find out more or to get started, contact usContact Us