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Globalization and Online Theological Education: Questions We Must Ask

David H. Scott, associate dean of the School of Mission and Theology, casts an eye on the new frontiers of online theological education in this era of globalization—examining both its risks and its gifts.

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Benediction: 100 Miles

Alumni Mark Finney and Kutter Callaway reflect on their experience of participating in a World Relief fundraiser and on our role to be prophetic witnesses in a world where the number of displaced people continues to increase.

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Saying Yes

Following God’s call to serve in global missions, Jinho Lee learns what it means to walk day by day in faithful obedience.

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Mission-in-Movement: From Culturally In Between to Bridge Persons

Enoch Jinsik Kim, associate professor of communication and mission studies, writes about the missional impact multicultural people have in and for the kingdom of God.

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Soong-Chan Rah on Western Cultural Captivity

Soong-Chan Rah reflected on Acts 15 and asked how the Western Church might move from its captivity to culture and toward deeper commitment to Christ.

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Soong-Chan Rah on Cultural Intelligence

Soong-Chan Rah explained how power and cultural incompetence in majority cultures breeds an oppressive otherness, and he explores how this has particularly played out in the church.

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Response | Kevin Haah, Craig Hendrickson, Roberta King on Cultural Intelligence

Kevin Haah, Craig Hendrickson, and Roberta King offered perspectives on leading congregations and communities in developing cultural intelligence.

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Soong-Chan Rah on Suffering and Celebration

In his lecture “Suffering and Celebration,” delivered at the 2012 Missiology Lectures, Soong-Chan Rah spoke on the multicultural church’s need for intersecting theologies of both suffering and celebration.

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Response | Ryan Bolger and Juan Martínez on American Christian Narratives

In response to Soong-Chan Rah’s lecture “Suffering and Celebration,” delivered at the 2012 Missiology Lectures, Ryan K. Bolger and Juan Martínez discussed the problems of American church growth and the varying Christian narratives told in churches.

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Soong-Chan Rah on Generational Dynamics in the Church

Soong-Chan Rah examined the sociocultural factors at play across generations within immigrant churches—with a specific look at the Asian North American church.

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Response | Sunoko Lin and Timothy Park on Asian Immigrant Churches

In response to Soong-Chan Rah’s lecture “Navigating the Generations,” delivered at the 2012 Missiology Lectures, Sunoko Lin and Timothy K. Park discussed the generational divides in Asian Immigrant churches.

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Theologies of the Multicultural Church

At the 2012 Missiology Lectures, Soong-Chan Rah spoke about our need to develop cultural competency to address the changes in ethnoracial diversity in the world and in the church.

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Q&A | Zayn Kassam and Matthew Kaemingk

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Zayn Kassam and Matthew Kaemingk discuss religious values and hospitality in a Q&A moderated by Alexia Salvatierra.

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Panel | Faith-Based Responses to the Immigration Crisis

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Isaac Cuevas, Rabbi Aryeh Cohen, Salam Al-Marayati, and Nancy Yuen discuss responses to the immigration crisis from interfaith and interdisciplinary perspectives in this panel discussion moderated by Alexia Salvatierra.

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Jason Sexton on California, Borders, and Belonging

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In his lecture “Borders: Citizenship in California,” Jason Sexton, visiting research scholar at the California Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, surveys California’s—and LA’s—history of shifting borders and invasive violence, and asks what belonging and citizenship mean in such a place.

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Darren Dochuk on LA’s Protestant Migrations and Religious Transformation

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In response to Darren Dochuk’s lecture “Errands in the Wilderness,” Robert Chao Romero, associate professor of Chicana/o and Central American studies at UCLA, explores the history of Latino protestant communities in Los Angeles and the churches, institutions, and theologies that arose from them.

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Q&A | Darren Dochuk and Robert Chao Romero

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Darren Dochuk and Robert Chao Romero discuss Los Angeles’s unique racial and religious history in a Q&A moderated by Dwight Radcliff.

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Panel | Migrant Ministries in Los Angeles

Lee de Leon, Hyepin Im, and Kelvin Sauls discuss their work and various experiences with migrant communities in LA in this panel discussion moderated by Alexia Salvatierra.

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Migration in Missiological Perspective

At Fuller’s 2020 Missiology Lectures, scholars took a deep dive into Los Angeles’s unique history and culture to explore wider issues of migration, transnationalism, and interfaith engagement through a missiological perspective.

From Proud Suffering Alone To Humble Suffering With

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Emily (MACCS ’09) and David Romero

A Journey to Jubilee

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