World Christianity Focus 2016

April 12-14, 2016

Tuesday, April 12
11 a.m. “Urban Chinese Women and the Missional Challenge”

Dr. Lisa M. Hoff, Beeson Community Worship, Hodges Chapel

Wednesday, April 13
12:10-1:10 p.m. “Building Multicultural Teams for Church Planting”
Dr. Lisa M. Hoff, Lecture, Divinity Hall S111. Complimentary lunch provided. 

Lisa M. Hoff is an Associate Professor of Intercultural Studies at Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary in Mill Valley, CA. She teaches graduate courses on topics that include cultural anthropology, intercultural communication, community engagement, and multicultural ministry. Prior to her work at Golden Gate she lived and worked in East Asia for fifteen years as an urban strategist, cross-cultural trainer, and business entrepreneur. Dr. Hoff’s doctoral research focused on rapid urbanization in China and its impact on social structures, roles, and relationships. Additional areas of ongoing research include multicultural teaming, mass migration, and the growth of global cities. Most recently Dr. Hoff has published a chapter on the history of the Chinese Church in a text which focuses on the foundations, history, and strategies related to cross-cultural engagement.

Monday-Friday, April 11-15
Missiography: Global Expressions of Christianity and Global Needs
View photos taken by Samford community members.

Divinity Hall, 1st floor

Thursday, April 14
12:10-1:10 p.m. Greet and Eat with Missiography Photographers
Global Center, Divinity Hall S120
Hear the stories behind the photos, view the gallery and enjoy hors d’oeuvres.

All events are open to the public.

For more info contact the Global Center at or 205-726-2170.