Conferences


AD2000 List of Conferences: Links to materials of over 40 conferences ranging from Celebrate Messiah 2000 to Urbana 1996. Many are descriptions with e-mail contacts, but several include conference reports and proceedings.

African Christianity: Past, Present and Future: The conference was organized by Rev. Grant LeMarquand, then director of extension studies at Wycliffe College. Conference papers are co-edited by Grant LeMarquand and Ian Ritchie. Several of the papers have been published in academic journals since the conference, as noted below. Titles underlined are available here, simply by clicking on the title.

Belo '97: The focus of the Brazilian consultation was on the whole regional and track development for the Brazilian church in relation to their National AD2000 Initiatives and contributing to the Joshua Project 2000 vision of establishing a church among the least evangelized peoples by the year 2000.

Consultation on Dependency and Self-Reliance (1999): On November 19-20,1999 about fifty people gathered in Philadelphia for a consultation on dependency and self-reliance for mission-established institutions. This event was coordinated jointly by World Mission Associates (Glenn Schwartz) and the Eastern Regional Office of the US Center for World Mission under the direction of Mr. Fran Patt.

GCOWE 95: The purpose of GCOWE '95 (Seoul, Korea) was to encourage continued momentum building toward the fulfillment of the goal of a church for every people and the gospel for every people by the year 2000. Extensive conference materials are available online.

GCOWE 97: Following GCOWE '95, the purpose of GCOWE '97 (Pretoria, South Africa) was to encourage continued momentum building toward the fulfillment of the goal of a church for every people and the gospel for every people by the year 2000. Extensive conference materials are available online.

ICCM Conference Reports: The International Conference on Computing and Mission (ICCM) is an annual informal (NO ties allowed!) gathering of women and men who have a common interest in computers and mission. We share a vision of cooperation for effective use of technology bringing the Gospel to every nation. Available are conference reports, proceedings, and papers from the 4th (1994) to the 10th conference (1999).

Southeast Asia Joshua Project 2000 Consultation: Some 400 Christian leaders from Southeast Asia and beyond met in Singapore from 2nd to 5th March 1997 for a Joshua Project 2000 Consultation targeting the least evangelized peoples of Asia. The conference reports and papers are available online.