The work of the Institute is conducted in accordance with historic evangelical Christianity and with a commitment to be;
Missiological in essential focus, directing all reflection towards encouraging the obedience of the church in witness, worship and social and cultural transformation.
A community in internal structure, to enable persons to learn in interdependence and in appreciation of the varied gifts that God bestows on the church.
Dialogical in outward attitude, encountering alternative world-views and ideologies with the biblical affirmation of the Lordship of Jesus in the Ghanaian and African pluralistic context.
A partner in approach, with all involved in the pursuit of Christian mission, as a learner and contributer, drawing on and encouraging insights of others.
Experience-related in orientation, enabling all reflection to stimulate relevant Christian action in mission. .
A servant in disposition, to enable resources to flow freely throughout the church, as well as the wider academic community.