Kraft calls this model God, Humanity, and Culture and uses it to demonstrate the relationship between God, human beings, and the culture within which they interact. The model has five aspects:
- God stand apart from culture but works through culture to accomplish his purposes.
- Theology is a culture-bound enterprise even though the meaning of Scripture (truth) originates outside culture with God.
- The primacy of such supra-cultural meaning over their cultural forms must be recognized.
- Human beings are culture bound; there is no God-endorsed culture (whether Hebrew, Greek, or Western-American).
- God's interaction with humans are relative to their culture; God does not seek to impose their forms of one culture upon another.
Here is how the model would look (slightly modified for clarity):