Culture and communication are vital to the mobility and spread of the Gospel. Most people are familiar with the embarrassing mistakes some early missionaries made by imposing their culture rather than Biblical truth. Their intentions may have been pure but their understanding of culture was limited. Today one would think these mistakes would not be repeated yet culture is so much a part of who we are that often we often don't even realize how much of what we do is out of habit. Can you distinguish your superficial beliefs that are cultural and not Biblical?

Consider the following lesson just a taste of what is involved in communicating and understanding culture. The article will give you a few clues to help you unlock the hearts and minds of others.