Redcliffe prepares the whole person to play their part in God’s mission to the world, through deepening your knowledge and developing your skills and character.
constantly draw on our learning experience at Redcliffe in our daily
ministry. We continue to recommend Redcliffe as we encounter
Christians who are contemplating cross-cultural mission Martin and Ruth, working with HCJB
Deepening your knowledge
Through learning alongside people from a wide variety of cross-cultural backgrounds and experiences, your mind will be opened to new insights and perspectives.
As you explore the Bible, learn about your faith, discover more about the world around you and wrestle with the big issues, you will find that your understanding of theology and cross-cultural mission is both challenged and deepened.
Our lecturers all have personal experience of working on the mission-field. You will also have access to books and journals in our regularly updated library.
Developing your skills
form an essential part of the undergraduate courses, giving you practical cross-cultural experience - grounding your studies in the real world, and helping you explore future opportunites.
You develop skills through doing a weekly placement in the local community, and Certificate, Diploma and Degree students
spend 6 weeks each year on placement in the UK or overseas.
At Redcliffe we firmly believe that teamwork and leadership experience provide you with invaluable skills for your future ministry. All students are part of teams which undertake practical duties to help the College run smoothly. You also study teamwork and leadership in lectures.
Developing your character
Redcliffe’s Personal Development Programme
aims to prepare you for the challenges of life in Christian service,
build resilience and develop your gifts. In particular, it will help you
sustain a dynamic personal faith, know yourself better, cultivate a
servant heart and make good relationships with others.
At Redcliffe you will live, study and worship with students from all over the world and all kinds of backgrounds. Everyone contributes to the rich fabric of College life. Single students, married couples and families all find that being in such a community offers extraordinary opportunities to allow their character to be developed by those around them.
Each student and most members of staff are part of a Community Group, which meets weekly for mutual support, encouragement, prayer and fun together. There are lots of opportunities to chat informally with staff and draw on their experience, You will also have individual meetings with your personal tutor to discuss academic or other concerns you may have and to share and pray together.