Resources from Past Events

Missions Emphasis Week
People on the Move: Missions and Diaspora

October 8-10, 2013

Never have so many people lived in transition. National political and tribal unrest, religious persecutions, economic and educational disparities, even natural disasters have forced thousands and even millions to leave their homeland. How does the global migration of so many people impact the mission of the church? What are the challenges and opportunities of serving these People on the Move?

"Who is an Evangelical?"

April 16, 2013

Who is an Evangelical, and by what definition? How many are there in the United States, and what does it mean for the movement to be truly global? Gina Bellofatto, a research associate at the Center for the Study of Global Christianity will lead a discussion of the history, theology, and current status of Evangelicalism worldwide. Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Global Christianity.

Unavoidable Global Realities: Human Trafficking

April 4, 2013

Sarah Durfey, Director of the Abolitionist Network in Boston, is dedicated to raising awareness about the millions who are enslaved and exploited around the world today. Come find out how you can be part of the effort to end slavery.

Unavoidable Global Realities: Refugees

March 14, 2013

Rev. Nicholas Granitsas will share about his experience serving among the refugee and immigrant community in nearby Revere, Massachusetts.  He provides practical tips for addressing this global reality on a local and personal level.

Unavoidable Global Realities: Creation Care

February 27, 2013

Dr. Matthew Sleeth, a former emergency room physician who founded the non-profit Blessed Earth with his wife, will challenge us to consider our role as stewards of the creation that our Father has entrusted to us.

Unavoidable Global Realities: Martyrs

February 14, 2013

Dr. Todd Johnson, Associate Professor of Global Christianity and Director of the Center for the Study of Global Christianity at Gordon-Conwell, presented current statistics about martyrdom in the global church.

Unavoidable Global Realities: Islam

November 5, 2012

Joseph Cumming, Director of the Yale Center for Faith and Culture's Reconciliation Program (Yale University Divinity School) shared about his work in promoting Muslim-Christian dialogue and restoration worldwide.


Unavoidable Global Realities: Poverty

November 9, 2012

Dr. Ash Barker of Urban Neighbors of Hope discussed of poverty and the significant global issue of those living in slums. Dr. Barker lives with his family in the slums of Bangkok, Thailand.


Missions Conference 2012

October 2-5, 2012
Gordon-Conwell Campus

Videos highlighting conference sessions with keynote speakers Paul Borthwick and David Choi who discuss some of the unavoidable global realities facing the church.

"Allah: A Christian Response" with Miroslav Volf

Click here to see video from Dr. Volf's presentations at Gordon-Conwell in November 2011 regarding his book, Allah: A Christian Response.


Global Impact Conference Global Impact Conference

Videos, pictures, and more are showcased on this page highlighting some of the speakers and events from Gordon-Conwell's annual missions conference.

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