The Fourth General Assembly of the World Reformed Fellowship will be held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, from March 23 through March 27, 2015. Details are below.
Topics and Speakers:
1) The Challenge of Islam and the Establishment of Islam Ministry Resource Centers.
Plenary presentations – Christine Schirrmacher (Germany) and Stephen Tong (Indonesia)
Workshop leaders – James Anderson (USA), John Muether (USA), Rick Oakes (South Africa), and Ben Intan (Indonesia)
Islam Think Tank participants – The above plus Edward Ayub (Bangladesh), Fikret Bocek (Turkey), and Sasan Tavasoli (Iran)
2) Human Trafficking , Gender Violence, and Sexual Abuse in Christian Environments.
Plenary presentations - Diane Langberg (USA), Phil Monroe (USA), Boz Tchividjian (USA), Jim Gamble (Northern Ireland), and Beatrie Kruger (South Africa)
Workshop leaders/panel discussion participants – The above plus Raju Sundas (Nepal) and Grahame Kerr (Australia)
3) Transdenomination Agencies Performing Ministries Which the WRF Particularly Commends to Its Members.
Plenary presentations - Doug Birdsall (USA), Chris Wright (UK), Ron Scates (USA), Ligon Duncan (USA) , and Thomas Schirrmacher (Germany).
Workshop leaders – All of the above plus Ben Homan (USA)
4) The Prosperity Gospel and the Compassion of Christians for the World
Plenary presentation - Flip Buys (South Africa)
Workshops and Discussion groups – The above plus Koos Richards (South Africa), and Peterson Sozi (Uganda)
5) Global Church Planting with Special Focus on Latin America.
Plenary presentations – Leo Schuster (USA) and Andres Garza (Mexico)
Panel discussion – Both of the above plus representatives of The Presbyterian Church of Brazil, the National Presbyterian Church of Mexico, and Mission to the World
6) Faithful Ministry in the Context of Discussions of Gay Rights and Activities
Plenary presentations – Augustus Nicodemus Lopes (Brazil) and Kin Yip Louie (Hong Kong)
Other Assembly details:
Opening Preacher – Davi Gomes (Brazil)
Closing preacher – Robert Benn (Australia)
Morning Devotions each day – Chris Wright (UK)
Special arrangements for official denominational representatives – There will be special arrangements so that those individuals attending the Assembly as representatives of WRF member denominations will have specific times and space to meet together to discuss items of mutual interest.
In addition to all of the above activities, there will be two official meetings of the full World Reformed Fellowship General Assembly at which, among other things, a new Board of Directors will be elected.
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