Church, Marketplace and Mission Conference
A conference designed to help Christians in business to develop a keener passion for impacting their marketplace with the Gospel – with some immediate applications.
This conference was provided for:
- Church leaders (pastors, etc.) who want to challenge their church members with new missions opportunities.
- Business people, business students, and employees – challenge them with the opportunities in business as mission and marketplace ministry.
- Missions leaders and missions students – challenge them to consider developing ministry plans that would include business as mission.
List of the day’s presentations
(Some of the sessions were videoed – click on the ones that have an active link to view the video)
8:30 – 8:45am — Opening remarks by Dr. Ken Radant
8:45 – 10am — First Plenary: Dr. Neal Johnson — Business as Mission – A New Missions Frontier – (BAM PowerPoint)
10:15 – 11 — Morning Workshops:
Track One: Mission and the Local Church — Changing Paradigms — Dr. Joanne Pepper (Associate Professor of Global Missions, TWU/ACTS)
Track Two: Marketplace Spirituality – Gerry Organ
Track Three: Apologetics and Ethics in the Marketplace — Dr. Paul Chamberlain (Associate Professor of Apologetics) – (Apologetics PowerPoint)
11:10 – 12:15 — Second Plenary: Gerry Organ — Marketplace and the Believer – (PowerPoint)
1 – 2:00 — Third Plenary: Dr. Neal Johnson: How the Church Engages BAM – (BAM Models PowerPoint)
2:15 – 3 — Afternoon Workshops
Track One: Business as Mission — Making it Happen – Dr. Neal Johnson – (PowerPoint)
Track Two: Church Leaders and the Entrepreneur: The Challenges & Opportunities of Harnessing the Entrepreneurial Spirit.- Dr. Rick Goossen – ()
Track Three – Marketplace — Borderland of Christianity and Culture — Dr. Bruce Guenther (Associate Professor, Church History and Canadian Evangelicalism) – (Theological Perspectives PowerPoint)
3:15 – 4 — Panel Discussion chaired by Dr. Larry Perkins.
Participants — Dr. Neal Johnson, Gerry Organ, Dr. Rick Goossen, Dr. Bruce Guenther, Dr. Joanne Pepper, Dr. Paul Chamberlain