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Mission Seminars

GBC will host two bi-lingual seminars on Saturday, June 28. The speaker will be Dr. John Mark Terry. It will be a valuable resource for anyone who is currently involved in missions, considering a life as a missionary, preparing for ministry as a seminary student, or those simply interested in the foundations, history and strategy of missions. Attendees will receive a historical as well as a current-day tour of international missions. If you are interested, please contact SueJenny Hsu at suejenny@gbc.org.tw.

Date / Place:
Saturday, June 28, in Coleman Hall
Time / Topic:
1st Seminar 10:30 a.m-12:00 noon “Biblical Basis for Missions”
2nd Seminar 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. “Missions in and Through the Local Church”

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Dr. John Mark Terry currently serves as Professor of Missions at Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary in Cordova, Tennessee. He earned his PhD in missions at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.

He has also taught at Southern Philippines Baptist Seminary, Asia Baptist Graduate Theological Seminary, Southwestern Baptist Seminary, Malaysia Baptist Theological Seminary, and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He served as the Academic Dean at Clear Creek Baptist Bible College, and as Associate Dean of the Billy Graham School at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is a member of the Evangelical Missions Society and served as a vice president of the EMS.
He and his wife Barbara served 24 years in the Pacific Rim with the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention. They have two children and four grandchildren.