In this issue….
- PACE-LAB CONFERENCE TO BUILD ON BRIGADAFEST
- AD2000 & BEYOND MOVEMENT: CLEANING OUT ITS DESK
- ISLAMIC STUDIES IN ASIA
- BRIGADA SURVEY SAYS…
- TESOL COURSE
- LEARN TO TEACH ENGLISH IN CHINA!
- CROSSROADS DISCIPLESHIP TRAINING SCHOOL (CDTS)
- CHINA PRAYER CALENDAR
- CLOSING STUFF
PACE-LAB CONFERENCE TO BUILD ON BRIGADAFEST
Now, five years later, the dream is still alive. And those who wish to pursue it — and launch new initiatives along the way — are gathering at PACE-Lab in Louisville, Kentucky. There, you will be blessed in hearing the past failures and successes of other PACE Projects. You’ll have the chance to link together with other churches and agencies, relying on others’ expertise in various ways. You’ll be directed toward helpful project outlines, CD’s, job descriptions, web pages, to-do lists, videos, etc. etc. etc. And we follow up by helping you develop actual plans, measurable goals and, Lord willing, tangible results.
Interested? Check it out on the web at: http://www.teamexpansion.org/pacelab You can study the hour-by-hour schedule, look at the map and driving directions, and even register & pay online! We’d love to have you there!
AD2000 & BEYOND MOVEMENT: CLEANING OUT ITS DESK
Is it a step backward? Only if you think the AD2000 Movement consists primarily of convention events. (If you believe that, just check out their website at: http://www.ad2000.org
By next week this time, they will officially have shut down just about all operations. But to me, AD2000’s primary accomplishments had more to do with building networks, goals, passion and a list for the unreached. Now that I think about it, maybe it’s a more humble exit this way. I mean… after all… we can’t really celebrate yet… because the vision of “a church for every people and the gospel for every person” has not yet been completed. So maybe we should save the “Celebrate Messiah” conference for the actual accomplishment of the original vision. So maybe we’ll have no trouble with that conference. Maybe the visas won’t be a problem. Because maybe that event of all events will take place in the air!!!
ISLAMIC STUDIES IN ASIA
- Course 1: “Introduction to Islam”:
- Wk 1-Historical Development & Overview (Dale Fagerland);
- Wk 2-Folk Islam (Dr. Robert Douglas);
- Wk 3-Peoples of Islam (Dr. Jim Bennett).
- Course 2: “Apologetics”:
- Wk 4-Comparative Theologies (Faouzi Arzouni);
- Wk 5-Answering Islamic Objections (Daniel S. Scot).
- Course 3: “Approaches to Islam”:
- Wk 6-Contextual Approach (Dr. Phil Parshall);
- Wk 7-Narrative Approach (Dr. Paul Parks);
- Wk 8- Practical Approach (Dr. Stuart Robinson).
BRIGADA SURVEY SAYS…
That last stat was telling. If you know of someone who should be reading Brigada Today, would you tell them about it? Thanks for your help in promoting world evangelism! (Thanks to Jim McGee of Campbell- Research for all the data reporting! We’ll look forward to more later!
LEARN TO TEACH ENGLISH IN CHINA!
CROSSROADS DISCIPLESHIP TRAINING SCHOOL (CDTS)
CHINA PRAYER CALENDAR
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