2017 Papers

Theological Formation for Mission Consultation Papers

Many of the papers from the LOI 2017 consultation on ‘Theological Formation for Mission’ are available for free download; just click on the speaker’s name.

Podcasts of many of the sessions are also available; our thanks to John Maddex of Ancient Faith Radio for his work on this.

We are excited about what we believe to be valuable resources, and we would love to hear your feedback.



Bible reflections

2 Kings 2.1–14: Very Rev Fr Evangelos Thiani  Podcast

2 Timothy 2.1-2: +George Mathew  Podcast

Luke 10.1–14: Dr Kameliya Slavcheva  Podcast


Plenary papers

Learning from Paul together: How new insights into Paul’s teaching can help move us forward in mission: Rt Rev Prof N. T. Wright  Podcast

Is there a Theological Rationale for Co-operation in Theological Education?

What is happening already?    Podcast

  • Report on the Global Christian Forum consultation on Proselytism: Rev Dr Femi Adeleye, John Baxter-Brown + Dr C. Rosalee Velloso Ewell
  • Report on visit by Asbury Seminary faculty to the Orthodox seminary at Kostroma, Russia: Dr Mark R. Elliott
    Appendix I
    Appendix II
  • Report on the American Bible Society’s Trauma Healing Initiative in Egypt: Mrs Leslie Doll

Teaching the Bible: How can we do this better together?

Challenges and Promises for Seminaries and Colleges working together: Rev Neil Thorogood, Rev Dr Paul Weston + Fr Dragos Herescu  Podcast

Local Examples of working together  Podcast

  • Presentation on the Institute of Orthodox Christian Studies: Fr Dragos Herescu
  • Presentation on the Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide: Dr Emma Wild-Wood

Educating Ecumenically

Teaching Mission: How can we do this better together?

Developing Awareness: introduced by Rev Dr James Stamoolis  Podcast

Looking ahead: Final Reports and ConclusionTim Grass + Bishop Angaelos  Podcast

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