Orality Specialist Intern
WorldVenture in upper Guinea, West Africa is seeking to transform society through a multifaceted approach with a solid evangelism emphasis. Maninka people there are an oral society. As an Orality Specialist Intern among the Maninka you will develop personally for a ministry to seek new ways to communicate Gods abiding truth orally.
Couple or single male. Solid, growing believer. Able to grow spiritually without lots of external input. Evangelistically oriented. Strong sense of God's call. Committed to long-term ministry. Able to get along well with people, build relationships and live with very limited Western contacts. Able to learn languages. Able to live in a primitive area. Able to teach. Flexible (able to adjust plans to fit needs and situation). Able to laugh at one's self. Appropriate Bible and orality training and/or experience. Willing to participate in Africa Internship (see missionary supervisor for additional details).RESPONSIBILITIES
Know or learn French and Maninka, culture and living in upper Guinea. Research communication approaches. Develop oral communication techniques for the Maninka of Guinea. Train Guinean(s) to work with you. Be salt and light using your orality skills and contacts to bring people to faith in Christ, strengthen believers and build the church. Come up with ways to use your skills to build society and the church that we can't think of. Be a functional team member and participate in team prayer and worship times. Maintain support.LANGUAGE NEEDS
French and ManinkaLANGUAGE USED
French and ManinkaLIVING ENVIRONMENT
Kankan is a bustling town of over 250,000 that reflects a developing county. It is a great place for those with a sense of adventure, a love for people, and the desire to see God transform a whole region. The WorldVenture team in Upper Guinea desire to see Christ’s kingdom established in all facets of life – and have fun along the way.INTERNSHIP