ISR News & Events

International Evangelicalism: Studies in the History of Global Connections

October 4, 2023 @ 8:00 am – October 6, 2023 @ 8:00 am
Baylor University
Virtual Event (Zoom)

Date: October 4 – 6, 2023

Time: 8am – 12pm each day

Topics of papers on the nineteenth century include the Berlin Missionary Seminary, the influence of the Swiss Réveil, Evangelicals and established churches in India and a broad discussion of missionaries and cultural engagement. Twentieth-century topics focus on Australia, Korea, Nigeria and the Philippines and there are papers on the global ministry of John Stott and women’s ordination.

Wednesday, October 4th

8:00am – Introductory Session

8:15am – Alister Chapman (Westmont College, California): ‘John Stott’s International Ministry’

9:30am – Break

9:45am – Uta Balbier (St Anne’s College, Oxford), ‘Billy Graham’s Safari for Souls in Nigeria, 1960’

11:00am – Jay Case (Malone University), ‘Missionary Engagement and Developments in Cultural Humility in the 19th Century’

Thursday, October 5th

8:00am – Stuart Piggin (Macquarie University, Sydney): ‘An Enduring Bond: Australian Evangelicals and their British Counterparts’

9:15am – Break

9:30am – Stewart Brown (University of Edinburgh): ‘British Evangelicals and the Established Churches in Nineteenth-Century India’

10:45am – Break

11:00am – Helen Kim (Candler School of Theology): ‘The World Vision Korean Orphan Choir on Tour, 1961-1969’

Friday, October 6th

8:00am – Worship (Matt Snowden, Pastor of First Baptist Church, Waco)

8:15am – Joe Wilson (Baylor University): ‘“God has, by our very gunships, summoned us to possess the land”: Evangelicalism and American Empire in the Philippines, 1898-1946’

9:00am – Andrew Kloes (Historian in Washington, D.C.): ‘The Berlin Missionary Seminary and Global Christianity, 1800 – 1827’

9:45am – Break

10:00am – Elizabeth Marvel (Baylor University): ‘Evangelicals and Women’s Ordination across the World’

10:45am – Ken Stewart (Covenant College, Lookout Mountain, GA): ‘The International Influence of the Swiss Réveil, 1816-1849’

11:45am – Concluding Session