Southwest Region

2024 Annual Conference Logo: New Frontiers in Missiology

2024 Theme: New Frontiers in Missiology

 

SW Regional Meeting:
Saturday April 6, 2024
8am to 2pm

Gateway Seminary
3210 E. Guasti Rd
Ontario, CA 91761-8642

8:00am     Gathering and
Registration  — Graves

 

8:30am     Welcome – Phil Hopkins, host
— Graves

 

8:35am     Dismiss to breakout
sessions    

 

8:45 to 9:10
sessions

The Contemporary Use of
1960s and 1970s Practices of Foreign Mission Board Missionaries of the
Southern Baptist Convention in Iran

·      
Phil Hopkins, professor at Gateway Seminary

303

Lift your Eyes to New Horizons: How
do we discover new frontiers

·      
Greg Parsons, Frontier Ventures

304

 9:20am – 9:45am
sessions

Bible and Culture:
An Intercultural Strategy to Contextual Interpretation

·      
Eunice
Momah, Ph.D. student at Fuller Theological Seminary

303

How intercultural studies can help
missions organizations avoid “missions faux pas” in the Orthodox world

·      
Elke Speliopoulos, Ph.D. candidate at Columbia
International University

304

9:50am – 10:15
sessions

Taste and
See: A missiology of food for human identity and kingdom transformation in
the socioreligious and ethnic dimensions of life

·       John Cheong, associate professor at
Grand Canyon University

 303

Missiological Insights in the Face Trauma

·      
Kyle Rice, Ph.D. student at Cook
School of Intercultural Studies

304

 

10:15am to 10:30am break

 

10:30-10:55am
sessions

What
Spring 2024 missions courses teach us about the future of missionary training

·      
Ken Nehrbass, assistant professor at
California Baptist University

 303

Leveraging
Cities to Finish the Task:  Challenges
and Opportunities

·      
Alan
McMahan, professor at Biola University

304

 

11:00-11:25
sessions

The Gospel in a Chaotic World:
Opportunities and Dangers Due to Social Uncertainty and the Struggles of
Generation Z

·      
David
Dunaetz, professor at Azusa Pacific University

 303

Beyond Reversed
Mission: A proposed model of missiological hybridity from an African peer
group practice

·      
Zachariah Chinne

 304

 

11:30  Introduction of Plenary speaker – Alan McMahan

 

11:35   Plenary    Ed Stetzer, Dean of Talbot School of Theology

The Fragmenting of Evangelicalism and It’s Impact on Cooperation for Global Missions

12:15 lunch

1:00pm – 1:25
sessions

Deep
Engagement with the Hindu World Remains a New Frontier

·      
H L Richard, Frontier Ventures

303

Missio
Ecclesiae
in Communio with
missio Politica
: Missio Dei Pro-NHI Globally

·      
Jonas
Thinane,
Research Institute For Theology and Religion 

304

 

 1:30pm – 1:55pm  sessions

 

Trauma as a New Missional Frontier:
Recognizing the Length, Breadth and Depth of an Underestimated Mission Field

·    
Andrew Mainiero,
Assistant affiliate professor at Fuller Theological Seminary

303

Unleash the
dreamer: A transformative approach to engaging the next generation in the
church and beyond

·    
Billy McMahan, Africa Inland Mission

304

2pm-2:25  session

New
Frontiers: The Prodigal Son

·      
Sihyun
Paik, DMin Gateway Seminary, FMB Missionary

303

Praying through Scripture

·    
  Kelly Douglas, Third Way Community

 

 304

2:30pm    closing    
Graves

Regional Vice President

Kenneth Nehrbass

The Southwest Region covers the following states:

Arizona
California
Hawaii
Nevada