2017 Annual Conference

Shepherding Christ’s Church in SE Asia, our 2017 4th annual conference, will be held from November 9th to 11th in Bangkok, Thailand.

Jesus said, “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.”( John 10:11)

Jesus is the Good, Great, True shepherd, shepherding the Church in all areas of the globe, and also in Southeast Asia. He has also willed that the Church be lead by His ‘under-shepherds’ – pastors and elders. And those who are in positions of leadership in the church are called to “shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you;” (1 Peter 5:2)

This great and high calling, to shepherd Christ’s Church as God would have it done, is the focus of our conference this year.

How do we define pastor & elder? How do we train & develop them? How do we choose the next generation of pastors, and raise them up to leadership? How do we do all this in light of Scripture and in light of the Reformation? How do we do this all in our context and culture? These are the questions and topics we will be exploring this November.

So mark your calendars, plan your trip, and join us at our 4th annual conference! We hope to see you there! May it be an uplifting and edifying time for all.

The conference will be held at the Avana Hotel in Bangkok (map and address), Thailand, November 9-11, 2017 We look forward to seeing you there!

Online Registration for the 2017 Annual Conference is open and can be found here. For questions about conference registration, please use our Contact Page or send an email to registrar@seagospel.net

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  • 2017 Annual Conference
    Event Dates
    Starts Ends
    9 Nov 2017 at 12:00 pm 11 Nov 2017 at 12:00 pm
    Venue Details
    Avana Bangkok Hotel
    900 Bangna Trad soi 12/1 Rd, Bangna
    Bangkok, TH-10, TH 10260
    +66 (0)2 763 2900
    Organizer Details
    Southeast Asia Network for the Gospel

  • Plenary 1 – Defining Pastors through Doxology
    Plenary 2 – Determining of Pastors through Discernment
    Plenary 3 – Development of Pastors through Doctrine
    Plenary 4 – Deploying Pastors through Discipleship (Panel Discussion)

    Workshop 1 – The Errors and Pitfalls of Pastoring
    Workshop 2 – A Brief History of Pastoral Training

    Workshop 3 – Christology for Pastors
    Workshop 4 – Church Leadership in the Pattern of the Great Shepherd

    Worship – Grace City Church, Bangkok Thailand

  • Southeast Asia Network for the Gospel’s Conference 2017 Schedule Suggested Schedule
    Time Description Speakers Topic
    Nov 9
    8:00-10:00 Arrival Recommended arrival time
    11:00-12:00 Registration/Check In Registration
    12:30-13:30 Lunch Lunch provided in package
    14:00-16:00 Plenary Session 1 Ethan Hansen   Defining Pastors through Doxology
    16:00–16:15 Break
    16:15-17:45 Workshop 1
    17:45-19:00 Dinner
     19:00-20:30 Workshop 2
    Nov 10
    7:00-8:00 Breakfast at hotel
    8:30-10:00 Plenary Session 2 Ethan Hansen  Determining of pastors through Discernment
    10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
     10:30-12:00 Workshop 3
    12:15-13:15 Lunch
    13:30-15:00 Workshop 4
     15:00-15:15 Break
    15:15-16:45 Intra-country Group Gatherings
     17:00-18:00 Dinner
    18:00-19:15 Intra-country Group Gatherings
    19:15-19:30 Break
    19:30-21:00 Plenary Session 3 Steve Curtis  Development of pastors through Doctrine
    7:00-8:00 Breakfast for those staying at hotel
    8:30-10:30 Plenary Session 4  Panel Discussion  Deploying pastors through Discipleship
    10:30-12:00 Intra-country Group Gatherings Including 45 minutes of prayer for countries in SE Asia
    12:00-13:00 Lunch

  • Ethan Hansen

    Ethan Hansen and his wife, Chris, came to Faith Bible Fellowship in Big Lake, Alaska in the summer of 1997. Ethan attended Columbia International University and Columbia Biblical Seminary. After serving in the military in Desert Shield and Desert Storm and as associate pastor in southern Arkansas, Ethan brought his family to Alaska.

    Ethan and Chris have four children: Daniel, Isaac, Charles, and Elizabeth. Their lives are focused on serving the Lord Jesus.

    Ethan says, “It is a great privilege to serve the people in our church. There are no greater privileges than being a pastor and ministering as a family with our youth group. Our passions include exalting Jesus, teaching the Bible, and loving people.”

    Steve Curtis

    Steve Curtis (DMin, PhD) is the founder and International Director of Timothy Two Project, International. Based in Manila, his primary focus is providing essential theological education to indigenous pastors throughout the Majority World. Steve has taught pastors in several nations, with an emphasis in Southeast Asia.

    He is also Extraordinary Researcher in Missiology for the North-West University (Potchefstroom, South Africa). He serves on the Mission and Evangelism Commission for the World Reformed Fellowship, and is the Executive Director of the Evangelical Reformed Fellowship.

    He has published numerous books and articles, principally in the areas of theology and missiology, most recently, the book, Reach and Teach: Educational Short-Term Missions as a Ministry of the Local Church (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2016), and the articles “Will and Grace: The Essence of the Pelagian Debate,” Journal of Asian Evangelical Theology 20/2 (Sept 2016), and “Missiological Missteps and the Need for Theological Education in Myanmar,” International Bulletin for Mission Research (forthcoming).

    Tim Miskimen

    Tim Miskimen is currently serving in Chiang Mai, Thailand as Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology. Tim serves under the Asia Baptist Theological Seminary of Cornerstone University.

    Evan Burns

    Evan Burns

    Karl Dahlfred

    Karl has worked as a missionary in Thailand for 10 years under the auspices of OMF International.  He has been involved with English teaching, church planting, publishing and theological education.  For the past 4 years, he has taught church history and missions at Bangkok Bible Seminary and has been an editorial and theological advisor at Kanok Banassan (OMF Publishers Thailand).

    Karl earned a Masters of Divinity (M.Div) at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and a Master of Theology (Th.M) at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University.  In 2017, he began research for a Ph.D in World Christianity at the University of Edinburgh.  Karl is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA).

  • Online Registration for the 2017 Annual Conference is now closed, however we do allow walk-ins. Please come to the hotel in the lobby during the registration period. For questions about conference registration, please use our Contact Page or send an email to registrar@seagospel.net

    Register Here

  • 2017 Annual Conference

    7 thoughts on “2017 Annual Conference

    • July 16, 2017 at 7:16 am

      Am pastor Robert mabonga from uganda, pastor with reformed presbyterian church in Africa, uganda I want to attend this conference I can be able to pay for the registration fee but my church can not be able to buy me air ticket, is there any opportunity for sponsorships of air ticket and I register to attend?

      • October 13, 2017 at 10:12 pm

        It would be wonderful if you can come, but I’m afraid we do not have any sponsorship money available.

    • July 17, 2017 at 9:34 pm

      I am interested in joining other pastors in this conference. Please may I know what requirements are necessary for one to attend the conference, Especially those of us who are coming from Uganda.

      I look forward to hear from you soon


    • July 17, 2017 at 9:37 pm

      Please what are the costs and requirements to attend conference

    • September 1, 2017 at 10:12 am

      My wife, Charlene, and I will be attending the conference. Please send details regarding payment.
      If possible, could you book us for an extra day in the same hotel. We will be coming to Bangkok a day early (8 Nov) and checking out 11 Nov.

    • October 14, 2017 at 6:15 pm

      Hi there. Am from the Philippines. Planning and praying to join the said conference.


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