Most cultural problems arise when Westerners and Easterners radically misperceive each other’s cultural differences. The infographic “Cultural Vantage Points” identifies cultural differences in six areas of everyday life and it notes how cultural values are seen as immoral and misread by people of the other culture.
In this article, Eleazar S. Fernandez examines the challenges of globalization, its implications for global missions, and proposes a theological framework with six guiding partnership principles.
This article is part of a series on issues that leaders may encounter in operational mission networks. It focuses on the implications of inter-cultural differences within a network.