Published on April 4, 2022 by Rebekah Grisham  
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Missiologist and founder of, Enoch Wan, will speak at Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School for its annual World Christianity Focus Week, April 5-7.

Each spring, the school’s Global Center hosts World Christianity Focus Week to shine a light on Christians around the globe.

Wan, who serves as research professor of intercultural studies and director of the Doctor of Intercultural Studies and Doctor of Education programs at Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon, will preach in Hodges Chapel on April 5 and will give a lecture on April 6.

Wan served for two terms as the president of the Evangelical Missiological Society and is a board member of the Worldwide Bible Society (USA) and Tien Dao Christian Media Association. He is the author or co-author of more than 15 books on missiology.

In addition to Wan’s two talks, Beeson’s Global Center will host a rescreening of “Even in the Darkness Light Dawns.”

The complete schedule for the week’s events is below: 

April 5, 11 a.m.–12 p.m.

World Christianity Focus Worship Service
Hodges Chapel
"A Case Study of Diaspora Mission in Action: From Refugee to Kingdom Laborer"

April 6, 12:30–1:20 p.m.

Global Voices: God's Mission in the 21st Century
Divinity Hall N-101
"Glo-cal Mission: God's Mission in the 21st Century"

April 7, 12:05–1:05 p.m.

Global Voices: Rescreening of “Even in the Darkness Light Dawns”
Divinity Hall N-101

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