Conference on Global Theological Education in Jakarta (by: WRF)

The World Reformed Fellowship (WRF) presents:
Conference on Global Theological Education

Speakers:
• Rev. Stephen Tong, D.L.C.E., D.D.
• Prof. Robert C. (Ric) Cannada, Jr., D.Min.
• Prof. Victor B. Cole, Ph.D.
• Rev. Prof. Kin Yip Louie, Ph.D.
• Rev. Prof. Augustus Nicodemus Lopes, Ph.D.
• Rev. Prof. In Whan Kim, Ph.D.
• Rev. Prof. Matthew Ebenezer, Ph.D.

The World Reformed Fellowship has announced a conference on Global Theological Education (March 21 - 22, 2009). The conference will be held at The Reformed Millennium Center Jl. Industri Blok B 14 No.1, Kemayoran, Jakarta, Indonesia.

The proposed schedule is as follows:
Saturday, March 21
16:00 - 16:15: Greetings from International Director, Prof. Samuel T. Logan, Jr., Ph.D. and Local Host, Rev. Benyamin Fleming Intan, Ph.D.
16:15 - 17:00: Rev. Stephen Tong, D.L.C.E., D.D.: “Reformed Theology in the 21st Century”
17:00 - 17:30: Prof. Ric Cannada, Jr., D.Min.: “Reformed Theology and Theological Education in the United States”
17:30 - 18:00: Prof. Victor B. Cole, Ph.D.: “Reformed Theology and Theological Education in Africa”
18:00 - 18:30: Rev. Prof. Kin Yip Louie, Ph.D.: “Reformed Theology and Spiritual Formation”
18:30-19:30 Dinner
19:30-21:00 Q & A

Sunday, March 22
17:00 - 17:30: Rev. Prof. Augustus Nicodemus Lopes, Ph.D.: “Reformed Theology and Theological Education in Latin America”
17:30 - 18:00: Rev. Prof. In Whan Kim, Ph.D.: “Reformed Theology and the Pastoral Ministry”
18:00 - 18:30: Rev. Prof. Matthew Ebenezer, Ph.D.: “Reformed Theology and Missions”
18:30-19:30: Dinner
19:30-21:00: Q & A

Attendance at the conference is free, but those wishing to attend must register in advance with Erwin Mah ([email protected])

Biography:
• Rev. Stephen Tong, D.L.C.E., D.D.
is Founder of: Stephen Tong Evangelistic Ministries International (also Executive Director), Indonesian Evangelical Reformed Church (also as a Pastor), Reformed Evangelical Theological Seminary, Reformed Institute in Jakarta, Indonesia, Singapore, and U.S.A. (also as a President), Jakarta Oratorio Society, and Layman Reformed Evangelical School of Theology in: Surabaya, Jakarta, Malang, Palembang, Singapore, etc. He studied in South East Asia Bible Seminary (Seminari Alkitab Asia Tenggara) and receives his Bachelor of Theology (B.Th.). He receives his honorary doctoral degrees: Doctor of Leadership in Christian Evangelism (D.L.C.E.) from La Madrid International Academy of Leadership, Manila, Philippines and Doctor of Divinity (D.D.) from Westminster Theological Seminary, U.S.A.

• Prof. Robert C. (Ric) Cannada, Jr., D.Min.
is Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer of Reformed Theological Seminary. He receives Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Philosophy from Vanderbilt University; Master of Divinity (M.Div.) and Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) from Reformed Theological Seminary, U.S.A.

• Prof. Victor B. Cole, Ph.D.
is Professor of Educational Studies and Head of Department at Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology. He receives B.Th. from Igbaja Theological Seminary, Nigeria; Master of Theology (Th.M.) from Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, TX, U.S.A.; and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) from Michigan State University, E. Lansing, MI, U.S.A.

• Rev. Prof. Kin Yip Louie, Ph.D.
is Assistant Professor of Theological Studies at China Graduate School of Theology. He receives B.A. from Queen’s University at Kingston; Master of Arts (M.A.) from Princeton University; M.Div. from Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, U.S.A.; and Ph.D. from University of Edinburgh.

• Rev. Prof. Augustus Nicodemus Lopes, Ph.D.
is a minister of the Presbyterian Church of Brazil (IPB) and professor of New Testament at Andrew Jumper Graduate Center at Sγo Paulo , Brazil and Chancellor of Mackenzie Presbyterian University, also in Sγo Paulo, where he ministers as assistant pastor of a Presbyterian local church. He receives Th.M. from Potchefstroom University, South Africa and Ph.D. from Westminster Theological Seminary, U.S.A. He takes courses in New Testament at Kampen Theological School, Netherlands.

• Rev. Prof. In Whan Kim, Ph.D.
is an ordained minister of Presbyterian Church in Korea (Hapdong), Presbytery of Nam Seoul, Korea and a Professor of the Old Testament and President of Chongshin University and Seminary. He receives B.A. from Chongshin University; M.Div. and Th.M. from Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia; and Ph.D. from University of Wales, Lampeter, Great Britain.

• Rev. Prof. Matthew Ebenezer, Ph.D.
is an ordained teaching elder of the Reformed Presbyterian Church of India (RPCI) and Professor of Church History at New Theological College, Dehra Dun, India. He holds B.Th. from Serampore University (Allahabad Bible Seminary); Bachelor of Divinity (B.D.) from Serampore University (Union Biblical Seminary); M.Th./Th.M. in Practical Theology from Korea Theological Seminary, Pusan, South Korea; and Ph.D. in Historical Theology from Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, U.S.A.