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A typical week is comprised of three main things:
New arrivals can expect one-on-one mentoring with one of the long-term staff approximately 2 times per month. Avance participants in their second year will meet with a mentor about once per month. In addition, there are many opportunities for informal mentoring during team and community activities.
Yes! We plan for several trips per year to other parts of Thailand and surrounding countries. The purpose of these trips is to:
Till the soil for future work by bringing prayer and worship to unreached areas.
Expand our vision (and the vision of the Thai church) for the needs and opportunities in surrounding regions.
Developing a strong and supportive community is a primary goal of this program, and all members are expected to participate in the learning and community activities of Avance . However, we encourage staff to have healthy and supportive friendships outside Avance, and we definitely want staff to develop local relationships!
This program is currently structured as a two-year program for the purpose of:
We love CIT and strongly support that program as a wonderful foundation for cross-cultural ministry. However, having experienced CIT ourselves, we know it’s easy to forget many of those principles as soon as the plane lands! We want to build on the CIT foundation to support workers through the challenging transition to effective ministry on the field.