Southern Seminary presenters announced for EMS

Communications Staff — February 7, 2011

Missions and scholarship – Southern Seminary is a firm believer in both as evidenced by the institution’s announced presence at the 2011 Southeast Regional Evangelical Missiological Society (EMS) meeting. Carrying the theme, “Urbanization: Mission in the Context of the City,” the event will feature paper presentations from the following SBTS faculty and students:

  • Troy Bush, “Urbanizing Panta ta Ethne“;
  • Jeff Walters, “The Urban Legacy of Twentieth Century Missiology”;
  • J.D. Payne, “From 35,000 Feet to 15,000 Feet: Examining Evangelical Concentrations in the U.S. and Canadian Metropolitan Areas While Calling for More and Better Urban Research”;
  • Anthony Casey, “Identifying and Reaching Ethnic Groups in the City”;
  • Matthew Pierce, “Three Urban Church Plants in Thailand: Compared and Contrasted”; and
  • William Brooks, “Reaching Shanghai: The Challenges and Opportunities of Doing Ministry in China’s Largest City”

An upcoming edition of “Towers” will feature a brief excerpt by each of the presenters about his respective paper.

The Southeast Regional EMS meeting takes place March 25-26 in Conyers, Ga., near Atlanta. The EMS Web site provides more information about registration, speakers and lodging for the event.

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