HPU group travels to Slovakia for cross-cultural mission trip
by Nathan Brandenburg on June 18, 2014 in evangelism and missions
BROWNWOOD -- June 13, 2014 -- Dr. Melody Maxwell, assistant professor of Christian studies at Howard Payne University, and five students from her spring International Missions Practicum course recently traveled to Važec, Slovakia, for a week-long mission experience. The course, required for all cross-cultural studies majors, is designed to give students firsthand experience in cross-cultural ministry.
The group led ministry activities among the Roma and Slovak people and learned from the missiology of Shane and Dianne McNary, the field personnel with whom they served.
"We spent the semester at HPU learning about the history and...