Underwood Lecture & Symposium – View the video!
April 4, 2017
Missiological Challenges in a Globalized Context
Organized by The Horace G. Underwood Center for Global Christianity.
Join us for this inaugural event of the Underwood Center for Global Christianity!
|10:00 am||Welcome – Dr. Jinhong Kim (NBTS)
Congratulatory remarks – Dr. Tom Hastings (Executive Director, OMSC)
Introduction of Keynote Speaker – Dr. Will Ashley (Dean of the Seminary)
Keynote Speech – Dr. Martell
|11:00 am||Panel Discussion –
Dr. Ravi David, South Asia Institute of Advanced Christian Studies, India
Rev. Michael Kehinde, missionary, Nigeria and UK
|12:30 pm||Luncheon & Student Presentations|
|1:30 pm||The Underwood Center: Past, Present, and Future|
|Rev. Dr. Loida I. Martell, Palmer Theological Seminary
Author of the acclaimed book, Latina Evangélicas: A Theological Survey from the Margins (2013)
Co-editer, Teología en Conjunto: A Collaborative Hispanic Protestant Theology (1997)
President of La Comunidad of Hispanic Scholars
Recipient of the 2015 Richard Hoiland Christian Education Award, highest recognition for “faithful and effective leadership in Christian education.”
|Panelists:||Rev. Dr. Ravi David
South Asia Institute of Advanced Christian Studies, Bangalore, India
Author of Mission Possible – Challenges for Indian Christian mission leaders in the twenty-first century
Missionary works through India Missions Association (IMA),
the Global Member Care Network (GMCN) of the World Evangelical Alliance, and
TMS Global, in Georgia, USA.
|Rev. Kola Michael Kehinde
Native of Nigeria
Missionary in the Northern, Eastern and Southern parts of Nigeria
Joined the Calvary Ministries (CAPRO), one of Africa’s first set of indigenous, multi-cultural, non-denominational mission agencies in 1993. The CAPRO started in Northern Nigeria in 1975 with 4 inexperienced but passionate graduates, and has now grown to over 700 missionaries in 37 countries.
In the last 10 years, he worked across the United Kingdom and in some parts of Europe conducting trainings in discipleship, evangelism and mobilising different types of churches for mission work.
|Congratulatory Address:||Rev. Dr. Thomas John Hastings
Executive Director, OMSC
Chair, ASM Eastern Fellowship
Missionary to Japan (PCUSA), also served on the faculties of Hokuriku Gakuin University, Seiwa College, and Tokyo Union Theological Seminary
Witherspoon Fellow, Center of Theological Inquiry in Princeton, NJ
Senior Research Fellow, Japan International Christian University Foundation in New York City
Author of Seeing All Things Whole: The Scientific Mysticism and Art of Kagawa Toyohiko 1888–1960 (Pickwick, 2015) and Practical Theology and the One Body of Christ: Toward a Missional-Ecumenical Model (Eerdmans, 2007).