John Stott and Kwame Bediako were both scholars crucial to the development of mission theologies in the Global South. To remember the contributions of these great men and inspire others to follow the paths they walked, INFEMIT partners with the Oxford Centre for Mission Studies each year to present the Stott-Bediako Forum on the Gospel and World Today. Theologian-practitioners representing each of INFEMIT’s regional fellowships share their work and respond to their sisters and brothers in dialogue about continuing the mission of God in the world.
The 2014 Annual Stott-Bediako Forum on the Gospel and World Today will be held October 15-17, 2014 in Anyang City and Seoul, South Korea. This year’s theme will be “New Horizons in Mission Studies II” continuing the conversation from last year’s forum. Featured speakers include Dr. Melba Maggay, Bishop Joshua Banda, and Dr. Al Tizon.
Wednesday, 15th (Anyang First Presbyterian Church)
17:00 Welcome Dinner: Sung-Wook Hong (host)
19:00 Worship (with the Congregation)
Thursday, 16th (Torch Trinity Graduate University, Seoul) (Details are still tentative)
7:30-8:30 Travel to Seoul
9:00 Greetings: TTGU leader
9:30 1st Keynote Address: Melba Maggay
11:00 Reflection: Maqsood Kameel & a TTGU member
13:30 2nd Keynote Address: Joshua Banda
14.30 Tea break
15:00 Reflection: Menchit Wong and Dan Brewster
Travel to Anyang City
Friday, 17th (Anyang First Presbyterian Church)
9.30 3rd Keynote Address: Al Tizon
10.30 Tea break
11.00 Reflections (TBA)
12.00 Q & A, Conference conclusion
Saturday, 18th (Details are still tentative)
INFEMIT Asia Meeting
Those interested in learning more about attending the 2014 Stott-Bediako Forum can email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.