Our plenary speaker this year is Dr. David Garrison who will lecture on his recent book A Wind in the House of Islam.
Register ($20 or $10 for students) on-line HERE or by mailing in this FORM. Please also take this opportunity to join EMS or update your membership HERE. For area hotels that offer a discount for CIU events, click HERE. Saturday lunch can be purchased in the CIU cafeteria and there are many dinner options in nearby downtown Columbia. For further questions, contact Ed Smither (email@example.com).
Other confirmed papers include:
Dr. Akin Alowade (University of South Africa), “Controversies in Mission, Man-Made or Natural? A Way Forward.”
Dr. Robert Reese (Mid-Atlantic Christian University), "Some Reflections on the Missional Impact of 9/11 and Its Aftermath."
Dr. Ant Greenham (Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary), “Power Encounter—of the Wrong Kind: A Preliminary Qualitative Survey on Inappropriate Exercise of Power Experienced by Short-Term Missionaries.”
Jeremy Griffin, PhD cand. (Asbury Theological Seminary), “We Love Short-Term Missions and want to Partner with them: The Voices of 68 Hosts in Jamaica.”
Nicholas Walburn (The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary), “Neurotheology and the Mahayana Buddhist Meditative Mind.”
Dr. Mike Barnett (Columbia International University), “Is Business as Mission (BAM) Ethical?”
Dr. Lynn Schmidt (Asbury University) and Dr. David A. Bosch (Asbury University), “A Business-Mission Conversation: Cross-Disciplinary Dialogue”
Dr. Samuel Law (Asbury Theological Seminary), “Both/And, not Either/Or: Complex Systems-framed Paradigms That Transform Twenty-first Century Controversies into Contexts.”
Dr. David Cashin (Columbia International University), “Seven Types of Insider Movements”
Dr. Don McCurry (Ministries to Muslims), “Insider Movements”
Dr. David A. Bosch (Asbury University), “Does 2 Corinthians 6:14-7:1 apply to Insider Movements: An Inner Textual Analysis.” Dr. Daniel Hoskins, (Fruitful Practice Research), “Western Cultural Biases and Insider Movements.”
Adam Simnowitz (Assemblies of God), “Life Is Dynamic: Eugene A. Nida, Insider Movements for Muslims, and ‘Muslim Idiom Translations’ of Scripture”
Jason Rickey (Columbia International University), “Contextualized Worship Among Sufi Background Believers: A Study of South Asia.”
Dr. Chris Little (Columbia International University), “The Case for Prioritism.”
Dr. Jerry Ireland (Assemblies of God Africa), “Evangelism and Social Concern in the Theology of Carl F.H. Henry” (via Skype)
Dr. Eugene Kim (Korean United Methodist Church, Greater Washington), “Cultural Transition over the Same-Sex Marriage: Re-contextualization of Acts 10 for Today’s Issues of the Same-Sex Marriage.”
Dr. Lloyd Rogers (International Mission Board), “Assessing the Doctrine of New Believers in Environments of Rapid Church Reproduction.”
Dr. Ed Smither (Columbia International University), “Power Encounter and Miracles in the work of medieval missionary monks.”