Discipleship

Learn how to be a better follower of Jesus. Prepare to meet the challenges of reaching the world with the gospel through these Discipleship seminars.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Jim Howard, MDiv
Associate Director Sabbath School and Personal Ministries, General Conference

GROW Personal Ministries Training and Resources 

Pavel Zubkov, PhyD
Chair MDiv Program, Assistant Professor of Mission & Applied Theology
Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies

How to Conduct an Online Focus Group Discussion
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 23:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 17:00
Americas (EDT) 11:00

Kleber Gonçalves, PhD
Director, Global Mission Center for Secular and Postmodern Studies (CSPS), Office of Missions, General Conference,
Director Doctor of Ministry Program, Andrews University Seminary

Transforming Discipleship: New Opportunities in Following the Master in a Post-Christian World
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 3:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 21:00
Americas (EDT) 15:00

John Bradshaw, MDiv
President/Speaker It Is Written  

Plans That Never Fail
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 4:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 22:00
Americas (EDT) 16:00

Steven Grabiner, ThD
President, Outpost Centers International,
Executive Coach

5 Pillars of Extraordinary Leadership
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 5:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 23:00
Americas (EDT) 17:00

Jim Howard, MDiv
Associate Director Sabbath School and Personal Ministries, General Conference

GROW Personal Ministries Training and Resources 
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 8:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 2:00
Americas (EDT) 20:00

Brad Forbes
President, AdventSource

Spiritual Gifts: Identifying and Activating Your God Given Gifts
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 9:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 3:00
Americas (EDT) 21:00

Laurence Burn, MA
DMiss Candidate, Training Director, Adventist Frontier Missions

Do THIS Bible Study Method to Start a Movement!
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 10:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 4:00
Americas (EDT) 22:00

Track NumberSpeakerSeminar Title
Times by Region
Discipleship
RT1
Anthony Kent – Moderator
Associate Director, GC Ministerial Association
Panelist:
Jerry Page,
Peter Roennfeldt,
Ron Clouzet,
Johnny Wong,
Wendell Mandolang,
Charissa Torrosian
Discipleship/Training Seminar Asia-Pacific
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 19:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 13:00
Americas (EDT) 7:00
Discipleship 1.01Jim Howard, MDiv
Associate Director Sabbath School and Personal Ministries, General Conference
GROW Personal Ministries Training and Resources 
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 20:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 14:00
Americas (EDT) 8:00
Discipleship 1.02Pako  Mokgwane, MA
Associate Youth Director, General Conference
I Will Go: Reaching Students on Public Campuses for Christ
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 21:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 15:00
Americas (EDT) 9:00
Discipleship 1.03Nelu Burcea, PhD
Associate Director,
Public Affairs and Religious Liberty, General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists
UN Representative for SDA and IRLA
Faith and Liberty: Why Religious Freedom is Valuable for the Church
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 22:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 16:00
Americas (EDT) 10:00
Discipleship 1.04Pavel Zubkov, PhyD
Chair MDiv Program, Assistant Professor of Mission & Applied Theology
Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies
How to Conduct an Online Focus Group Discussion
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 23:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 17:00
Americas (EDT) 11:00
   
Discipleship
RT2
Jonathan Walter – Moderator
Panelists:
Jeff Brown,
Pavel Goia,
Michael Dörnbrack
Michael Mbui
Rick McEdward
Errol and Paulette Nembhard
Discipleship/Training Seminar Euro-Africa
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 1:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 19:00
Americas (EDT) 13:00
Discipleship 1.05Jim Howard, MDiv
Associate Director Sabbath School and Personal Ministries, General Conference
GROW Personal Ministries Training and Resources
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 2:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 20:00
Americas (EDT) 14:00
Discipleship 1.06Kleber Gonçalves, PhD
Director, Global Mission Center for Secular and Postmodern Studies (CSPS), Office of Missions, General Conference,
Director Doctor of Ministry Program, Andrews University Seminary
Transforming Discipleship: New Opportunities in Following the Master in a Post-Christian World
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 3:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 21:00
Americas (EDT) 15:00
Discipleship 1.07John Bradshaw, MDiv
President/Speaker It Is Written  
Plans That Never Fail
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 4:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 22:00
Americas (EDT) 16:00
Discipleship 1.08Steven Grabiner, ThD
President, Outpost Centers International,
Executive Coach
5 Pillars of Extraordinary Leadership
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 5:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 23:00
Americas (EDT) 17:00
  Keynote Presentation (Main Stage)
Discipleship
RT3
Jerry Page – Moderator
Director, GC Ministerial Association
Panelists:
Robert Costa
Jose Cortez
Jim Howard
Tara VinCross
Balvin Brahams
Denny Ribeiro Martins 
Discipleship/Training Seminar Americas
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 7:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 1:00
Americas (EDT) 19:00
Discipleship 1.09Jim Howard, MDiv
Associate Director Sabbath School and Personal Ministries, General Conference
GROW Personal Ministries Training and Resources 
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 8:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 2:00
Americas (EDT) 20:00
Discipleship 1.10Brad Forbes
President, AdventSource
Spiritual Gifts: Identifying and Activating Your God Given Gifts
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 9:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 3:00
Americas (EDT) 21:00
Discipleship 1.11Laurence Burn, MA
DMiss Candidate, Training Director, Adventist Frontier Missions
Do THIS Bible Study Method to Start a Movement!
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 10:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 4:00
Americas (EDT) 22:00
Discipleship 1.12Errol Bryce, MD Internal Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine, TCU/ UNT Medical School, President of New Steps to Health Non- Profit organization
Vulnerability
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 11:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 5:00
Americas (EDT) 23:00

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Donny Chrissutianto, PhD
Assistant Professor of Historical Studies,
Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies

How to know the context of Ellen White’s writings in Adventist resources.
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 13:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 7:00
Americas (EDT) 1:00

Cruz Dioi, DMin
Associate Professor of Global Mission Leadership, Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies

Biblical Principles for Cross-cultural Mentoring
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 14:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 8:00

Americas (EDT) 2:00

Greg & Amy Whitsett
Directors, Global Mission Center for East Asian Religions
Greg Whitsett, Asia-Pacific International University, Applied Theology Adjunct 

When Translation Isn’t Enough
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 17:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 11:00

Americas (EDT) 5:00

Jill Morikone
Vice President/COO, Speaker, 3ABN

Restored Relationship
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 20:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 14:00
Americas (EDT) 8:00

Willie Oliver, PhD, MA, CFLE
Director Family Ministries Department
General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists

Viewing the Three Angels Messages Through a Family Lens
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 2:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 20:00
Americas (EDT) 14:00

Ramon Canals, DMin
Director Sabbath School and Personal Ministries, General Conference
Nina Atcheson and Justin Kim

Discover Sabbath School Alive, New GC Children and Youth SS Curriculum, and inVerse Young Adult Bible Guides 
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 3:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 21:00
Americas (EDT) 15:00

Ann Gibson, PhD
CFO ADRA International, Professor Emerita, School of Business at Andrews University

Where Do My Mission Offerings Go?
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 8:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 2:00
Americas (EDT) 20:00

Tara Vin-cross, DMin, Author of the book Deep Calling

Track NumberSpeakerSeminar Title
Times by Region
Discipleship 1.13Donny Chrissutianto, PhD
Assistant Professor of Historical Studies,
Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies
How to know the context of Ellen White’s writings in Adventist resources.
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 13:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 7:00
Americas (EDT) 1:00
Discipleship 1.14Cruz Dioi, DMin
Associate Professor of Global Mission Leadership, Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies
Biblical Principles for Cross-cultural Mentoring
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 14:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 8:00

Americas (EDT) 2:00
Discipleship 1.15Aniel Barbe, MA
Associate Director Stewardship Ministries, General Conference
Sustaining Giving during a Global Pandemic
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 15:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 9:00

Americas (EDT) 3:00
Discipleship 1.16Denis Kaiser, PhD
Assistant Professor of Church History, Andrews University Seminary, Interim Director Outreach and External Affairs, Center for Adventist Research, Research and Publication Editor for the Ellen G. White Estate
Prophetic Remnant Movement
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 16:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 10:00

Americas (EDT) 4:00
Discipleship 1.17Greg & Amy Whitsett
Directors, Global Mission Center for East Asian Religions
Greg Whitsett, Asia-Pacific International University, Applied Theology Adjunct 
When Translation Isn’t Enough
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 17:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 11:00

Americas (EDT) 5:00
 Keynote Speaker (please see Main Stage)Asia-Pacific (HKT) 18:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 12:00
Americas (EDT) 6:00
Discipleship 1.19Jill Morikone
Vice President/COO, Speaker, 3ABN
Restored Relationship
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 20:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 14:00
Americas (EDT) 8:00
Discipleship 1.20Scott Griswold, MDiv
Director, Reach the World Next Door, ASAP Ministries
Join God’s Migrant Strategy to Finish the Gospel Commission
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 21:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 15:00
Americas (EDT) 9:00
Discipleship 1.21Juan Prestol-Peusan PhD
Treasurer, General Conference
Ask the Treasurer
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 22:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 16:00
Americas (EDT) 10:00
Discipleship 1.22Pavel Goia, DMin
Editor, Ministry Magazine,
General Conference Ministerial Association
Total Committment
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 23:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 17:00
Americas (EDT) 11:00
 Keynote Speaker (please see Main Stage)
   
Discipleship 1.23Willie Oliver, PhD, MA, CFLE
Director Family Ministries Department
General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists
Viewing the Three Angels Messages Through a Family Lens
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 2:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 20:00
Americas (EDT) 14:00
Discipleship 1.24Ramon Canals, DMin
Director Sabbath School and Personal Ministries, General Conference
Nina Atcheson and Justin Kim
Discover Sabbath School Alive, New GC Children and Youth SS Curriculum, and inVerse Young Adult Bible Guides 
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 3:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 21:00
Americas (EDT) 15:00
Discipleship 1.25Felix Cortez, PhD
Associate professor New Testament Literature, Theological Seminary Andrews University

Ekkehardt Mueller, ThD, DMin
Associate Director Biblical Research Institute, General Conference

Alberto Trimm, PhD

Associate Director Ellen G. White Estate
On Final Events (a trio of experts discuss) Courtesy Safeliz
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 4:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 22:00
Americas (EDT) 16:00

Discipleship 1.26Randy Siebold, PhD
Associate Professor of Leadership at Andrews University, Director of the Doctor of Leadership program, Associate Director of the Global Leadership Institute
Mission in Mind: How to help your church become more mission driven
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 5:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 23:00
Americas (EDT) 17:00
   
Discipleship 1.27Rene Drumm: PhD, MSW
Professor of Social Work, The University of Southern Mississippi
Associate Director NAD Center of Research & Evaluation
Protecting your church from Abuse 
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 7:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 1:00
Americas (EDT) 19:00
Discipleship 1.28Ann Gibson, PhD
CFO ADRA International, Professor Emerita, School of Business at Andrews University
Where Do My Mission Offerings Go?
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 8:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 2:00
Americas (EDT) 20:00
Discipleship 1.29Boubakar Sanou, PhD
Assistant Professor of Mission and Leadership at the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary, Andrews University
Leadership Development and Succession: A Review of Best Practices with Insights for Mission Leadership
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 9:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 3:00
Americas (EDT) 21:00
Discipleship 1.30Pavel Goia, DMin
Editor, Ministry Magazine, General Conference Ministerial Association
Understanding Righteousness
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 10:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 4:00
Americas (EDT) 22:00
Discipleship 1.31Errol Bryce, MD Internal Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine, TCU/ UNT Medical School
President of New Steps to Health Non- Profit organization
Oxytocin, Unleashing Christ Method
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 11:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 5:00
Americas (EDT) 23:00

Friday, May 21, 2021

Ki Hwang Kim, DMin
Director Chinese Ministry/ Personal Ministries/ Chinese Union Mission

TBD
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 15:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 9:00

Americas (EDT) 3:00

May-Ellen Colon, PhD
Director Adventist Community Services, General Conference, Special liaison to ADRA International

GROW Through Community services and Bible Study Ministries 
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 16:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 10:00

Americas (EDT) 4:00

May-Ellen Colon, PhD
Director Adventist Community Services, General Conference, Special liaison to ADRA International

GROW Through Community services and Bible Study Ministries 
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 23:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 17:00
Americas (EDT) 11:00

Dennis Carlson
Director Planned Giving & Trust Services, NAD & General Conference

Scot Coppock
Associate Director Planned Giving & Trust Services, NAD & General Conference

Interview with Jared Thurmon
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 2:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 20:00
Americas (EDT) 14:00

Yvonne Shelton, DNat
Founder/Consultant, Dare to Dream Network, 3ABN

What’s in a Name?
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 5:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 23:00
Americas (EDT) 17:00

Track NumberSpeakerSeminar Title
Times by Region
Discipleship 1.32  TBDTBD
Discipleship 1.33TBD  TBD
Discipleship 1.34Ki Hwang Kim, DMin
Director Chinese Ministry/ Personal Ministries/ Chinese Union Mission
TBD
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 15:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 9:00

Americas (EDT) 3:00
Discipleship 1.35May-Ellen Colon, PhD
Director Adventist Community Services, General Conference, Special liaison to ADRA International
GROW Through Community services and Bible Study Ministries 
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 16:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 10:00

Americas (EDT) 4:00
Discipleship 1.36Don MacLafferty, MDiv
Pastor Clovis Seventh-day Adventist Church  
Discipling the New Generation
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 17:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 11:00

Americas (EDT) 5:00
   
   
   
Discipleship 1.37Amy Whitsett
Associate Director, Global Mission Center for East Asian Religions
Disciple Making
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 21:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 15:00

Americas (EDT) 9:00
Discipleship 1.38David Poloche
Director, ADRA Inter-America Division
Servicio (Spanish)
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 22:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 16:00
Americas (EDT) 10:00
Discipleship 1.39May-Ellen Colon, PhD
Director Adventist Community Services, General Conference, Special liaison to ADRA International
GROW Through Community services and Bible Study Ministries 
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 23:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 17:00
Americas (EDT) 11:00
   
   
Discipleship 1.40Dennis Carlson
Director Planned Giving & Trust Services, NAD & General Conference

Scot Coppock
Associate Director Planned Giving & Trust Services, NAD & General Conference
Interview with Jared Thurmon
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 2:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 20:00
Americas (EDT) 14:00
Discipleship 1.41Jennifer Schwirzer, MA, LPC
Speaker, Counselor, Author, ABIDE Network
Loving Better: How to increase meaningful connection, manage conflict, and enjoy people
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 3:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 21:00
Americas (EDT) 15:00
Discipleship 1.42Errol Bryce, MD Internal Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine, TCU/ UNT Medical School
President of New Steps to Health Non- Profit organization
Self – A Bottomless Pit
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 4:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 22:00
Americas (EDT) 16:00
Discipleship 1.43Yvonne Shelton, DNat
Founder/Consultant, Dare to Dream Network, 3ABN
What’s in a Name?
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 5:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 23:00
Americas (EDT) 17:00
Discipleship 1.44Efrain Velazquez, PhD
President Inter-American Division Theological Seminary  
“Even if..”: losing love ones in a world of uncertainty
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 6:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 24:00
Americas (EDT) 18:00

Saturday, May 22, 2021

NakHyung Kim  돋움, MA
Youth Director by Northern Asia-Pacific Division

Young Movement
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 13:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 7:00
Americas (EDT) 1:00

Merlin Burt, PhD
Director, Ellen G. White Estate
Chantal Klingbeil, MA
Associate Director, Ellen G. White Estate

Ellen White in Color
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 1:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 19:00
Americas (EDT) 13:00

Track NumberSpeakerSeminar Title
Times by Region
Discipleship 1.45NakHyung Kim  돋움, MA
Youth Director by Northern Asia-Pacific Division
Young Movement
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 13:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 7:00
Americas (EDT) 1:00
Discipleship 1.47Busi Khumalo, MA
Director Adventist Youth Ministries & Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries, Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Division
I WILL GO: Starting Pathfinder Clubs in local Communities 
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 14:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 8:00
Americas (EDT) 2:00
Discipleship 1.48  
 Sabbath School  
Discipleship 1.49Denis Sand, DMin
Vice President for Adventist Mission, Middle East and North Africa Union Mission
Reaching the Cities in the Middle East through Urban Centers of Influence
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 19:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 13:00

Americas (EDT) 7:00
Discipleship 1.50Pavel Goia, DMin
Editor, Ministry International Journal for Pastors
Encountering God
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 20:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 14:00
Americas (EDT) 8:00
Discipleship 1.51Sabbath School  Main stage
   
Discipleship 1.52Merlin Burt, PhD
Director, Ellen G. White Estate
Chantal Klingbeil, MA
Associate Director, Ellen G. White Estate
Ellen White in Color
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 1:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 19:00
Americas (EDT) 13:00
Discipleship 1.53Vandeon Griffin, MDiv
Associate Youth/Young Adult Director, NAD
I WILL GO: Building Dynamic Youth Sabbath Schools
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 2:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 20:00
Americas (EDT) 14:00
Discipleship 1.54Duane McBride , PhD
Executive Director, Institute for Prevention of Addictions, Director, Center for Drug Policy Research, Professor, Andrews University
Building Resiliency in Youth
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 3:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 21:00
Americas (EDT) 15:00
Discipleship
1.42
Errol Bryce, MD Internal Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine, TCU/ UNT Medical School
President of New Steps to Health Non- Profit organization 
Oxytocin – Unleashing Christ’s Method
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 4:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 22:00
Americas (EDT) 16:00
Keynote  
Keynote  
Discipleship 1.55Raquel Korniejczuk PhD
Vice President of Academic Affairs, Montemorelos University
Our educational model in every student house; How we faced the pandemic
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 7:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 1:00
Americas (EDT) 19:00
Discipleship 1.56Pavel Goia, DMin
Editor, Ministry International Journal for Pastors
Understanding Righteousness
Asia-Pacific (HKT) 8:00
Euro-Africa (CEST) 2:00
Americas (EDT) 20:00