The Symposium at a glance


Topics - Thur, 05/13/10

Date/time speaker topic
16:00 - 16:40 Dr. John N. Klassen Context of Formation and Origins of the MB Movement (1845 - 1882)
16:40 - 17:00 Dr. Johann Matthies Life Cycles of Spiritual Revivals, Chances and Challenges
19:00 - 19:30 Viktor Fast Introduction into MB history in their Country of Origin - the Russian Empire, the Soviet Union and the Successor States (From the Rückenau-Conference, 1882, to the Present Day)
19:30 - 20:00 Johannes Dyck Congeniality, Similarity, Mutuality: The MB Churches as a Part of the Free Church Movement es in the Country of Origin

Topics - Fri, 05/14/10

Date/time speaker topic
09:00 - 09:30 Dr. Heinz-Dieter Giesbrecht Evangelism and Social Responsability in MB History as an Expression of a Holistic Theology
09:30 - 10:00 Alexander Neufeld The MB Churches and the Evangelicals in Germany
11:00 - 11:30 Dr. des. Doug Heidebrecht 150 Years of MB Theology: Significance of the Scriptures and Hermeneutical Approaches
11:30 - 12:00 Prof. Dr. Abraham Friesen Trinitarian Faith. The Holy Spirit in the Beginning Years of the MB Churches in Ukraine
13:30 - 13:55 Dr. Viktor Wall How we Understand and Live our Faith as a Global Brotherhood (Our Theology and Ethics)
13:55 - 14:45 Dr. Larry Miller The MB Churches as a Member of the Global Anabaptist-Mennonite Family
16:00 - 16:50 Ray Harms-Wiebe The Future of the Mennonite Brethren Mission Movement
16:50 - 17:30 Rev. IP Asheervadam, Indien The Beginning of International Mission. 120 years of MB Churches in India
19:00 - 20:00   Join Service
Final service for visitors and church members

Additional Information

The talks will be recorded as audio (no video). This will be published later as a book.