The Centre for the Development of Christian Ministry @ Trinity Theological College (TTC) which organises courses to equip Christians for lifelong learning, personal growth and ministry will be offering two evening courses from July to August 2017.
Course 5 - Issues in Christian Mission
This course covers some practical issues in helping mission workers prepare for short to mid-term service in cross cultural settings overseas and to provide them with tools to navigate these selected critical issues. The issues cover a range of concerns from an understanding of missionary calling and commitment to missionary care; from missions partnerships to church relations; from financial support to crisis communications; and most importantly developing effective interpersonal skills to working cross-culturally.
Dates: 5 Jul – 30 Aug (8 Wednesday evenings, no class on 9 Aug)
Time and Place: 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm, St. Andrew’s Cathedral, 11 St Andrew's Road, South Transept Hall, Singapore 178959
Canon Yee Ching Wah, serves as the Dean of Thailand, the Associate Director of Missions for the Diocese of Singapore and an Honorary Priest at St James’ Church. Upon the completion of his theological training at Singapore Bible College in 1997, Rev Yee, his wife, Siew Ling and their three sons, Ivan, Joshua and Ryan were sent by St John’s-St Margaret’s Church to serve as missionaries in Thailand for 14 years. They are based in Singapore now where their children are pursuing tertiary education. He continues to travel monthly to Thailand to coach teams in planting new churches.
Mr Lawrence Ko, MDiv (TTC), is the National Director of Singapore Centre for Global Missions. He served as a pastor for seven years and held management positions in YMCA, ORTV and TWR-Asia. He is founder-director of Asian Journeys Ltd, a social enterprise involved in ministry among heartland youths and urban poor. He also serves on the Asian Lausanne Committee, Singapore Lausanne Exco and the Asia Evangelical Alliance Mission Committee (as chairman, 2008-2012). He is also involved in China missions research and environmental missiology over the past ten years.
Course 6 - Survey of Bible Doctrines
The course is a survey of basic Bible doctrines from the doctrine of God to the doctrine of the last things. It will highlight the most essential features of each doctrine as commonly held by the major Christian traditions. The aim is to give students a broad overview of the faith of the Church and to appreciate the importance of Christian doctrines for practical living.
Dates: 6 Jul – 24 Aug (8 Thursday evenings)
Time and Place: 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm, Trinity Theological College, Lecture Room 2 (Level 3), 490 Upper Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 678093
Instructor: Rev Dr Simon Chan had taught theology and other related subjects such as liturgical, spiritual, and contextual theologies at Trinity Theological College for 27 years. His most recent publication is Grassroots Asian Theology: Thinking the Faith from the Ground Up (IVP Academic, 2014).
Fees per course: $100.00 ($80.00 for returning students, if the last CDCM course attended is not more than a year before the commencement of this new module. Free for TTC Alumni and TTC Full-Time Students – Registration Required)