ToddCulbertson

Todd

About Todd

My wife and I grew up about 45 minutes away from each other in Maryland, U.S, but met at a dinner for international students in Milwaukee, WI. From the beginning of our marriage, we have had a burden for unreached people groups. We're thankful for the training we are getting here at Emanate, and we look forward to going where God leads.

What is CLA?

When you first arrive in a cross-cultural setting, you will be faced with the daunting task of learning culture and language.  Surrounded by strange customs and peculiar sounds, you must somehow distill all of this […]

By |November 2nd, 2018|Emanate, Emanate Course, Emanate Students|0 Comments

Field Health Week

Why is this orange getting stuck with a needle?  No, it’s not being vaccinated against “citrucitis”; it’s just helping Emanate students learn the proper way to give an injection!

We recently took a one-week intensive […]

By |October 18th, 2018|Emanate, Emanate Course|0 Comments

The Urgency and The Undertaking

Classes are well underway here at Emanate.  Returning students and new students alike joined together for our annual Global Perspectives conference – a chance to learn about some of the specific needs, opportunities, and […]

By |October 2nd, 2018|Emanate Course|0 Comments

Jungle Camp – Come Visit Us!

For the last three weeks, Emanate students have been living in a lush maple grove in small houses made of cedar poles, plastic, twine, and duct tape.

Living “off the grid” is new for most […]

By |June 28th, 2018|Jungle Camp|0 Comments

Jungle Camp – Building Underway!

How quickly can we get these posts in the ground?  Who knew building a clay oven could take so long?

Emanate students have begun work on our Jungle Camp homes.  The days are long, with […]

By |June 7th, 2018|Jungle Camp|1 Comment

Jungle Camp – Are We Ready?

A couple months ago, we told you about the growing anticipation for Jungle Camp.  Now, the beginning of our building time is only a couple weeks away and preparations are in high gear.

Most Emanate […]

By |May 22nd, 2018|Jungle Camp|0 Comments

Transformed by His Word

As believers in Jesus Christ, do we love God’s Word?  Do we consider it to be our sufficient source of truth?  Do we allow it to transform us from the inside out?

“Therefore, I urge […]

By |April 26th, 2018|Emanate, Emanate Course|0 Comments

Learning Grammar We Are Now

Why does the title of this blog look so wrong to us?  It looks like something right out of the mouth of Yoda, from the original Star Wars movies.  Although Yoda spoke using English […]

By |April 12th, 2018|Emanate, Emanate Course|1 Comment

Understanding the Animist Mind

If we hope to plant a thriving church, we need to engage people at the worldview level.  We need to understand what people are really hearing as we teach the truth of God’s Word.

Each […]

By |March 29th, 2018|Emanate, Emanate Course|1 Comment

Is God Sending Me to Northern Canada?

“A parka with fur trim on the hood … is not just a fashion statement.  The suit you go skiing in will probably not be enough.  Driving gloves will not be enough.  Hiking boots […]

By |March 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|3 Comments