|When||Sept 12, 2015
|Where||Canadian Reformed Theological Seminary
|Keynote Speakers||Matt Filbert and Rick Postma|
Rev. Filbert is a missions director for the Reformed Presbyterian Church in North-America (RPCNA). One of his main tasks is the organization of short-term mission trips of young people of the RPCNA.
Mr. Postma is Director of PR for Word & Deed North America and has a shared Executive Director role. He has also been on the board of Free Reformed Missions International for over 17 years.
Rev. Matt Filbert: Serve – Proclaim – Disciple: An Informed/Reformed Approach to Doing Short-Term Missions
Rev. Filbert will elaborate on the short-term missions efforts undertaken by RP missions, with special attention to “best practices” developed over time.
Rick Postma: Lessons learned while bringing “Word” and “deed” to the developing world
Mr. Postma’s presentation will highlight some of the challenges of working in the developing world, both with respect to poverty alleviation and building up the church. He will include concerns Christians have in the developing world about Western Christians and end with a call for like-minded churches to learn from each other and to work together as much as possible.