Kingswood University is pleased to be one of four simulcast centres to present the annual meeting of the Canadian Chapter of the **Evangelical Missiological Society (EMS). The conference, which will be viewed across Canada on February 6, 2015, will feature world-renowned missiologist, *Dr. Darrell Whiteman.
In looking at how the social sciences have helped us communicate the gospel from one culture to another, Dr. Whiteman will examine the question, “Does Sensitivity to Cultural Relevance Threaten Biblical Authority and Fidelity?”
Date: February 6, 2015
Wesley Hall, the lower level of the Saunders Irving Chapel on Wesley Drive in Sussex, NB.
9:00 am – Introductions and opening video
9:30 am – Worship Service at the Saunders Irving Chapel with Dr. Kevin Watson speaking
10:30 am – Break
11:00 am – Plenary Session 1: Darrell Whiteman (taped)
12:15 pm – Lunch (cost is included in registration fee)
1:15 pm – Plenary Session 2: Darrell Whiteman (live)
2:45 pm – Workshop: “Short Term Missions: Tourists, Pilgrims, Real Mission”
Join missiologists, practitioners, and students of mission in the discussion of papers and workshops from various missiological disciplines and perspectives.
Registration fee: $20 (includes lunch and snacks)
Registration will be accepted at the door; however, we encourage you to pre-register by visiting the Canada-EMS site or by emailing Dr. Bill Peed, the coordinator of the simulcast at Kingswood. Your pre-registration will help us provide snacks and lunch for all.
For more information, call 506.432.4429.
*Dr. Darrell Whiteman served as a professor of Cultural Anthropology for 21 years, Dean of the School of World Mission and Evangelism at Asbury Seminary, and Vice President for Training and International Mobilization and Resident Missiologist at The Mission Society in Atlanta, Georgia.
**The EMS annual regional meeting is open to all who wish to attend. Our hope is that non-EMS members interested in missiological issues will appreciate the significance of this initiative and want to become members, but this is not a requirement for attendance.