Wednesday Wisdom Chapel: Introduction to SCORR Conference

Soong-Chan Rah

    • Wednesday, February 15, 2017
    • 9:30–10:20 a.m.
  • Chase Gymnasium
  • Open to: Alumni, Faculty, General Public, Parents, Staff, Students

Cost and Admission

This event is free to attend.


Each week in Wednesday Wisdom Chapel, we hear from speakers whose specializations and experience bring us biblically-based wisdom for Christian engagement in the arts and culture, reconciliation, missions and evangelism, justice, relationships, spiritual formation and other relevant topics. Come join us as we gather together as a community to pray, “Thy Kingdom Come” in all these areas of our lives.

Speakers

Soong-Chan Rah

Rev. Dr. Soong-Chan Rah is Milton B. Engebretson Associate Professor of Church Growth and Evangelism at North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago, IL and the author of The Next Evangelicalism: Freeing the Church from Western Cultural Captivity (IVP Books, 2009); Many Colors: Cultural Intelligence for a Changing Church (Moody, 2010); and co-editor of Honoring the Generations: Learning with Asian North American Congregations (Judson, 2012). 

As an ordained minister in the Evangelical Covenant Church, Dr. Rah has seen firsthand the denomination’s significant growth in urban areas, and increasing need for intercultural ministry. He was founding senior pastor of Cambridge Community Fellowship Church, Cambridge, Mass., a multi-ethnic, urban ministry-focused church committed to living out the values of racial reconciliation and social justice in the urban context.

He has extensive experience in cross-cultural preaching as well as on numerous college campuses. Soong-Chan was a plenary speaker at the 2003 Urbana Student Missions Conference, the 2005 Summer Institute for Asian American Ministry and Theology, the 2006 Congress on Urban Ministry, the 2007 ECC Midwinter Conference, the 2007 Urban Youth Workers Institute Conference and the 2008 CCDA National Conference, 2009 Cornerstone Festival, 2010 Calvin College January Series, 2010 GCTS National Preaching Conference, 2011 Disciples of Christ General Assembly, and the 2012 Fuller Missiology Conference.

Soong-Chan, his wife, Sue, who teaches special education, and their two children, Annah and Elijah live in Chicago.


Questions?

Contact:
(562) 903-4874
chapel@biola.edu



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