Borthwick to Headline Beeson Divinity School’s Annual Missions Emphasis

Published on September 20, 2016 by Kristen Padilla  
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Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School will hold its annual Go Global missions emphasis Sept. 27–29, featuring Paul Borthwick, director of the Overseas Missions Practicum at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Hamilton, Massachusetts.

Borthwick is author of How to Be a World-Class Christian: Becoming a Part of God’s Global Kingdom. He will preach on Tuesday at 10 a.m. in Reid Chapel and at 11 a.m. in Hodges Chapel, and will give a campus lecture on Wednesday at 3 p.m. in Reid Chapel.

Go Global, a partnership between Beeson Divinity School’s Global Center and Samford’s Office of Spiritual Life, also will feature a missions agency exhibition in Ben Brown Plaza, Wednesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This exhibition provides the opportunity to meet and talk with representatives of missions agencies about possible areas of partnership.

The missions emphasis also will include two campus-wide mobilization worship events with Kristen White, assistant professor and chair of international studies of Belhaven University, Wednesday at 8 p.m. and Thursday at 10 a.m. in Reid Chapel.

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