Go Global Missions Emphasis 2015


October 6-8, 2015

Co-hosted by the Samford University Office of Spiritual Life and the Beeson Divinity School Global Center. 

Students are invited to: 

• Meet various Christian missions agency representatives at exhibitions
• Explore opportunities to use your career, gifts and skills in missions
• Hear J.D. Payne — author, professor, church-planter and pastor for church multiplication at The Church at Brook Hills 

Tuesday, October 6
10 a.m.   Campus Worship* with J.D. Payne, Reid Chapel
11 a.m.    Beeson Divinity Community Worship with J.D. Payne, Hodges Chapel

Wednesday, October 7
9 a.m.— 3 p.m.    Missions Agencies Exhibition, Ben Brown Plaza
7 p.m.     Campus-wide Worship Service with Robert Smith Jr., Reid Chapel
8 p.m.     Coffee & Doughnuts for Students & Missions Agencies Representatives, Reid Chapel lawn

Thursday, October 8
9 a.m.—3 p.m.    Missions Agencies Exhibition, Quad near Divinity Hall
10 a.m.     Campus Worship with J.D. Payne,* Brock Forum (DBH)
12 p.m.     Divinity Student Lunch with Missions Agencies Representatives, Quad near Divinity Hall
4-7 p.m.   Seminar with J.D. Payne,* Divinity Hall N101 (Sign up on Banner)

Throughout the week summer missions students will share testimonies with Samford Home Groups. 

*Convo credit available

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J. D. Payne serves as the pastor for church multiplication with The Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham, Alabama. Before moving to Birmingham, he served for ten years with the North American Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention and as an Associate Professor of Church Planting and Evangelism in the Billy Graham School of Missions and Evangelism at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, where he directed the Center for North American Missions and Church Planting. J. D. has served as a pastor of five churches, has worked with four church planting teams, and has served as a coach and mentor to numerous church planters. He has written numerous articles and reviews in the area of missions and evangelism and church growth, and he is the author of eight books: Missional House Churches: Reaching Our Communities with the Gospel; The Barnabas Factors: Eight Essential Practices of Church Planting Team Members; Discovering Church Planting: An Introduction to the Whats, Whys, and Hows of Global Church Planting; Evangelism: A Biblical Response to Today’s Questions; Strangers Next Door: Immigration, Migration, and Mission; Roland Allen: Pioneer of Spontaneous Expansion; Kingdom Expressions: Trends Influencing the Advancement of the Gospel; and Pressure Points: Twelve Global Issues Shaping the Face of the Church. In addition to these works, he and Mark Terry co-authored Developing a Strategy for Missions: A Biblical, Historical, and Cultural Introduction as a part of the Baker Encountering Mission series, and co-edited, with Craig Ott, Missionary Methods: Research, Reflections, and Realities, which is part of the annual Evangelical Missiological Society/William Carey Library publication.

Participating Missions Agencies with Go Global 2015: 

1. Café 1040
2. Cooperative Baptist Fellowship/Student.Go
3. e3 Partners
4. East-West Ministries
5. Fund the Nations
6. Global Gates
7. International Mission Board/SBC
8. Interserve Ministries
9. Network of International Christian Schools
10. Neverthirst
11. New Tribes Mission
12. Perspectives
13. Reaching and Teaching
14. Servant Life
15. Sozo Children
16. Uttermost Sports