We are hoping for many participants at this year’s seminar! Our topic will be the Anabaptist missional approach.
Where: KAC (Chuncheon, Gangwon Yeongseo, 2600, 2nd floor)
– The Early Anabaptists
– Biblical sources for Anabaptist/Mennonite missional thinking
– Historical development (20th Century) and how it shaped Mennonite missiology
– Lunch and fellowship
– What are essential elements of Anabaptist missiology today?
John F. Lapp – John grew up in a Mennonite home in Goshen, Indiana. He graduated from Goshen College in 1982 and from Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary in 1988. John is married to Sandra Shenk Lapp and they have three children, one in high school and two in university.
John served with MCC in a conflict-resolution office in Washington D.C. from 1982 to 84. After seminary, John and Sandra served with Mennonite Mission Network in Israel from 1988-91 and then with MCC in Jerusalem from 1991-96.
John was the Director for West Asia and Middle East for Mennonite Mission Network from 1997 to 2009 and since 2009 has the title Director for Asia and Middle East.
Gordon Janzen – Gordon has served as Director for Asia, Europe and Middle East Ministry for Mennonite Church Canada for the past 10 years. He is a member of Charleswood Mennonite Church in Winnipeg, Manitoba, where he lives with his wife Linda Enns and three daughters ranging from High School age to University.
Part of Gordon’s growing up experience was in India where his parents worked as Mennonite medical missionaries. Linda and Gordon served with Mennonite Central Committee in Lebanon and Egypt between 1991-95. He completed an M.Div. degree from Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, IN. He has served as pastor of two churches in Canada.