To be a pace-setting academic and pastoral institution, training Christian workers and leaders for effective mission in the African Context.
The Institute seeks to:
1. Develop academic programmes that provide adequate tools for serious and creative research into African Christianity and the African contribution to world Christianity, as well as to offer new opportunities for meaningful and relevant theological research and publication.
2. Serve the wider Christian community in Ghana, Africa and world-wide, by focusing its research and training on issues of Christian mission in the African context, in order to help the Christian community in Africa better understand its task and witness more effectively to the Kingdom of God in Africa and in the wider world.