BIBLICAL GRADUATE SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY
|Issue No. 07||15 - 21 Feb 2010|
|BGST Annual Conference is here|
“Towards A Shared Marketplace Theology” (1—3 July 2010)
In 2009, BGST launched its first Annual Conference focusing on the spiritual formation of those involved in providing pastoral care. The theme of “Tending the Shepherd” brought together nearly a hundred people for the three and a half days conference.
The Annual Conference programme has the following aims:
This year, the Conference will focus on the marketplace with the theme Towards A Marketplace Theology.
Theme & Synopsis:
In fulfillment of the conference aims, the morning plenary and afternoon workshop sessions will have two speakers in conversation, each representing the church and the marketplace.
Conference Speaker: Prof Dr Carver Yu
Prof Dr Carver Yu is the Senior Pastor of Cumberland Church and President of China Graduate School of Theology in Hong Kong. He will present a framework for the Conference participants to dialogue towards a shared marketplace theology in the Asian context. Prof Yu will draw from the Hong Kong experience in bringing clergy and laity closer together in mutual constructive dialogue on marketplace theology as it is being developed in Hong Kong today.
Two response speakers representing the marketplace and church perspective will give their response to Prof Yu’s addresses. On the final day, there will be a forum with all three speakers in conversation with the conference participants.
In the afternoon, we will have workshops on issues related to the marketplace e.g. What is Marketplace Mission? Believers in Business with Pre-Believers – Issues & Perspectives, The Role of the Church in the Marketplace, Marketplace Practices in the Church - Value Add or Not?
Calling Christians in the Marketplace and in the Church
Mr Brian Thomas is our Chapel Speaker on 24 February. Brian is an associate of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries (Asia-Pacific). His areas of interest include the use of apologetics in evangelism, ethics, worldview analysis, Christianity and philosophy, Christianity and science, the historical Jesus and the resurrection, Islam, and popular culture. Chapel begins at 12pm every Wednesday. You are welcome to join us.
|Courses Commencing in Term 3 & 4. 2009-2010|
Biblical Studies OT & NT
Understanding the Book of Job (OT359, 1.5cr);
Faith of Our Fathers: Genesis 12-50 (OT371, 1.5cr);
Christan Education & Spiritual Formation
Jesus on the Silver Screen: Portrayals of Jesus & Christ figures in Film (TS282/MM280, 1.5cr);
The Christian Spirit (TS251, 3 cr); (Group Tutorial)
* Courses marked with an asterisk are not offered on audit basis.
Reminder on Course Fees Revision
As announced earlier in June 2009, the course fees will be revised w.e.f. 02 Jan 2010 to $110/credit i.e. $330 for 3 cr course; $165 for 1.5 cr course; for audit $230 for 3 cr and $115 for 1.5cr course. Visit http://bgst.edu.sg/pdf/fee_revision.pdf for full details.
BGST is one of the partners for GCF InterSect 2010: REAL WORLD, REAL CHRISTIAN. The conference will be held from 18-20 March 2010 at Singapore Bible College.
There are many under-currents in our society that are shifting and shaping world views. How can Christians remain faithful to the Bible and continue to build His Kingdom? What are Christians to do?
For programme details and registration, log in to website: www.gcf.org.sg
To enjoy the early bird registration fee of $120, register by 19 February 2010.
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