Hampton Roads, VA S19    Spring 2019
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Perspectives on the World Christian Movement

Hampton Roads VA


YOU Were "Made For MORE!"


What is Perspectives?

  • Perspectives is a transformational experience that seeks to reveal  the nature  of God’s heart to be worshipped by all nations.  

  • It’s about a deeper understanding  of who God is, what He’s about and how we are ALL called to be a part of it. 

  • It's the story of God’s glory among the nations and discovering YOUR purpose in His  plan.

 

15 Challenging Topics  |  15 World-Class Speakers  | 
15 Life-Changing Weeks

 

An exceptional  line-up  of pastors, theologians, international missiologists and mobilizers will challenge and inspire you with their personal experiences. 


Your eyes will be opened to  how BIG God is, and how much He desires that ALL might come to know Him and make Him known to ALL.

 

Register Now

Dates:    February 12 – May 28, 2019

Time:     Tuesday, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

      Place:      Peninsula Community Chapel
   4209 Big Bethel Road
Yorktown VA  23693

Are you READY??
 Join us and prepare to be "ruined for the ordinary!”

 

Orientation is on February 12, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:30 pm

Guest Speaker

You will be given your books, 

study guides, an overview of the course and any 

questions you have will be answered.

 

Course Offerings

 

Perspectives can be taken at 3 levels:  Key Reading, Certificate, and Credit.

 

The Certificate level is recommended for students to get the full impact of the course and to be kept accountable to read, as 90% of the course is in the text. Further, several mission sending agencies, committees, etc., require this level for candidacy, as does "Perspectives" for those wanting to coordinate a class in the future.

 

The Key Reading level is available for those who would like to learn from our speakers but are not able to commit to the readings.

The Credit level  (not offered at this location)

 is  for those who would like to earn University Credits with this course.

 

 Pricing and Discounts

 

Key Reading - $275

Certificate - $275

  

“Early Bird” Discount of $50 if sign up by midnight, November 30, 2018
Early Registration Discount of $25 if sign up by midnight January 15, 2019

Family Discount of $25 each for two family  members

(living in the same household)

 

Alumni Pricing 

Certificate Level is FREE (plus $30 if you need to purchase a book)

Key Reading Alumni:  $40 to upgrade to Certificate Level (plus $30  if you need to purchase a book) 

 

Not sure if Perspectives is for you?

Sign up to visit Lesson 1 for FREE by choosing "First Night Free" on the Class Pricing link to the right. Can't make it the first night?   Send an email and we will help resolve any questions.

JOIN The Movement

  • Learn more about "Perspectives" and how it can benefit our congregations and grow the Kingdom of God.  

  • Discover how to  enlarge our churches through evangelism, bring our churches to maturity through discipleship and be a witness to the nations.  

  • What’s your role in God’s purpose?

Class Info

Date: Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Location: Peninsula Community Chapel 4209 Big Bethel Road Yorktown VA 23693

Contact: Jackie Barrett & Lydell Scott

(757) 604-8824

 
    • Registration & Orientation

      Lesson 0

      Registration & Orientation

    • Instructor

      David T.P. Perrin

      Boundless Ministries, Inc, SIM USA, National African American Missions Conference, District Heights MD

      He is the founding prelate of Great Commission Global Ministries, Inc. (GCGM) renamed Boundless Ministries, Inc. (BOMII) a ministry committed to: Networking, Equipping and Mobilizing African Americans for world missions. As a result, in 2012 Boundless Ministries in partnership with SIM USA, established The National African American Missions Conference (NAAMC) which is held annually. He also serves as the Chairman of the Board for SIM USA and the Assist Community Development Corporation of PG County, MD, Bishop David Perrin regularly utilizes dramatic illustrations to underscore biblical truths. He has served as the executive producer of several Christian television productions: “Save the Family,” “Here’s Hope Jesus Cares for You,” “Brother to Brother” and President of the American Christian Television System for the greater Washington Metropolitan area.


    • Date: Tuesday, February 12, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    • Lesson 1

      The Living God is a Missionary God

      God's purpose is three-fold: against evil—kingdom victory; for the nations—redemption and blessing; and for God—global glory in worship. God's purpose revealed in promise to Abraham. Exploring God's purpose for the nations: Blessing to the nations described.

    • Instructor

      Phillip Nelson

      SIM, Charlotte NC

      Rev. Dr. Phillip Nelson pastored for over thirty years. He has served as a mission mobilizer for over ten years and, in addition, began teaching Perspective classes 25 years ago. He is the husband of one wife and father of five saved adult children. He is a preacher and teacher of the Gospel for 45+ years.

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    • Class Info

      Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    • Lesson 2

      The Story of His Glory

      Exploring God's purpose for Himself: How God has been steadily unfolding a plan throughout all nations and generations to bring about His greater glory, ultimately drawing to Himself the worship of all the peoples. Passion and prayer for God's glory.

    • Instructor

      Dave Shive

      Frontier Ventures (formerly US Center for World Mission), Catonsville MD

      Dave Shive is a 1968 graduate of the Washington Bible College, a 1972 graduate of Capital Bible Seminary with a Th.M. in New Testament Studies, and a 1994 graduate of Baltimore Hebrew University with an M.A. in Biblical Literature. Dave has spent the past 47 years in full time ministry as a pastor, Christian school director, and college professor. He currently serves with Frontier Ventures (formerly the US Center for World Mission) as a missions mobilizer for the northeast region of the United States. Dave lives in Catonsville, MD, with Kathy, his wife of 51 years. Dave and Kathy have three married children, Dan, Mike, and Becky. They are also the proud grandparents of 9 grandsons and 2 granddaughters.

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    • Class Info

      Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    • Lesson 3

      Your Kingdom Come

      Exploring God's purpose regarding evil: How God has accomplished a defeat of evil powers in order to open a season of history in which the nations can freely follow Christ. The kingdom of God as the destiny of all history. Christ's mission seeks a hindering of evil to bring about a sign of the coming peace of the kingdom of God. Our prayers contend with evil in order to bring about the transformation of society with Christ's kingdom in view.

    • Instructor

      Julius Esunge

      Hope Outreach International Ministries, Fredericksburg VA

      Julius directs Hope Outreach International Ministries. In the the past 8 years, he has lectured for the Perspectives course hosted at several locations by the US Center for World Missions. He is a gifted planner, an engaging speaker, and a very enthusiastic servant. His unique background gives him an edge in dissecting cultural issues pertinent to the gospel message and he is blessed with fluency in several languages. Their family verses are 1 Corinthians 9:16 and Luke 12:15.

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    • Class Info

      Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    • Lesson 4

      Mandate for the Nations

      Jesus shows great strategic interest in Gentiles; wise strategic focus by initiating a global mission on a few disciples among the Hebrew people. The Great Commission and the ways of God's sending in relational power. Dealing with the ideas of pluralism (all religions the same) and universalism (all persons saved).

    • Instructor

      Bob Sjogren

      UnveilinGLORY, Mechanicsville VA

      Bob Sjogren (pronounced show - gren) is the president of UNVEILINGLORY, a ministry awakening the Church to new awareness of God's glory in all areas of life, and to seeing His glory go to all the world's peoples. Bob has been mobilizing the Body of Christ to reveal God's greatest glory through reaching all ethnic groups with the gospel. Bob's teaching is in audio, video and book form. Bob and Debby live in Richmond, VA.

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    • Class Info

      Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    • Lesson 5

      Unleashing the Gospel

      The first followers of Jesus: obedient in costly, foundational ways. The climactic act of the book of Acts is the freeing of the gospel to be followed by Gentiles without Jewish traditions as a requirement. A foundational act of God which speaks to the situations where the gospel is hindered today. Strategic suffering and apostolic passion.

    • Instructor

      E. D. Richardson

      EDR Ministries Inc, Hampton VA

      Bishop E. D. Richardson is the founder and Executive Director of InTime Outreach Inc., a community development corporation. He is the founder of EDR Ministries Inc., and currently the Author of two books and a wisdom journal. Bishop E. D. Richardson established churches in Western Kenya and Eastern Uganda in two thousand thirteen and two thousand fifteen and is conducting mission works there. He is a skillful teacher in the holy scriptures, a passionate ministry trainer, and has a desire to see the church living according to the Divine Kingdom status. He is the founder and conductor of "Leaders and Workers Empowerment Sessions", known as L.A.W.E.S. These workshops are designed to inspire, motivate, inform, and enhance the work of ministry workers and leaders, as well as career and professional people. More could be added to this biography, but this overview gives you some insight into the life of the mighty warrior of God. Bishop E. D. Richardson is known by many as: "The EMPOWERER". Are you ready to be empowered by this anointed vessel of God?

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    • Class Info

      Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    • Lesson 6

      The Expansion of the Christian Movement

      The story of God's purpose continues relentlessly from Abraham's day until the present moment. An overview of the largest and the longest-running movement ever in history—the world Christian movement. How the gospel surged through the peoples and places of the world. Important insights for our own day.

    • Instructor

      Mark Shaw

      Africa International University, Nairobi, Kenya, Newport News VA

      Mark is professor of historical studies and director of the Centre for World Christianity at Africa International University in Nairobi, Kenya. He is the author of several books including "Global Awakening: How 20th Century Revivals created a religious revolution" (IVP) and "The Kingdom of God in Africa: A Short History of African Christianity" (Baker). He studied world Christianity at the University of Edinburgh (Mth) and the history of Christianity at Westminster Theological Seminary (Thd). He is married to Lois and they have two adult children and four grandsons. He has been a missionary with AIM International since 1980.

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    • Class Info

      Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    • Lesson 7

      Eras of Mission History

      The greatest explosion of growth ever has taken place in last 200 years in three "bursts" of activity. Why we could be in the final era of missions. The global harvest force comprised increasingly of non-Western missionaries.

    • Instructor

      Charles B.

      Pittsboro NC

      Charles B. has been involved in mission work since 1980. He has lived and worked abroad doing long- and short-term missions in China, Latin America, Eastern Europe, India and Africa. Charles is a consultant in Business-as-Mission and cross-cultural issues and mentors individuals and agencies involved in missions and Kingdom Business around the globe.

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    • Class Info

      Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    • Lesson 8

      Pioneers of the World Christian Movement

      Today we anchor the race by continuing what others have begun. It's a day of finishing. All the more reason to learn the wisdom and the heart of ordinary people who did extraordinary things in earlier generations. Reading the writings of William Carey and other leaders to discern what these people have left to us. Exploring the contribution of women in missions throughout the centuries.

    • Instructor

      Vaughn Walston

      The Impact Movement, Williamsburg VA

      . Vaughn Walston holds a Master of Divinity in Missions from Columbia International University (Columbia, SC). He is an ordained minister in the state of Virginia. He also holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering from VA Tech and currently works as an engineering supervisor. Vaughn is co- editor of "African-American Experience in World Mission: A Call Beyond Community" He currently resides in Williamsburg, Virginia with his wife, Rebecca, daughter, Naya and son Josiah.

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    • Class Info

      Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    • Lesson 9

      The Task Remaining

      God's pressed His purpose forward until the present hour of amazing opportunity. Understanding the concept of "unreached peoples" to assess the remaining task. Recognizing the imbalance of mission resources shapes strategic priorities. The basic minimal missiological achievement in every people group opens the way for working with God against every kind of evil so that the gospel of the kingdom is declared and displayed with clarity and power. The need and opportunity of urban mission.

    • Instructor

      Kevin D Newman

      Faith Bible College, Norfolk VA

      Kevin is a graduate of Lancaster Bible College (PA), Biblical Theological Seminary (PA), and Conservative Theological Seminary (FL). He has served as the senior pastor in 6 different churches for over 30 years. He discovered his passion for teaching in a Christian High School in Baltimore, MD, and has since taught in three other Bible Colleges and now at Faith Bible College (joining in Dec 2018). He has served as Academic Dean at both Alaska and Indian Bible College, and now at FBC. He has served as a missionary for numerous years in Alaska and Arizona ministering to Native Alaskans and Native Americans. He currently teaches, Church History, Missions, Public Speaking, and Bible & Theology courses. Kevin is married with four (4) children and two (2) grandchildren.

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    • Class Info

      Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    • Lesson 10

      How Shall They Hear?

      Culture and intercultural communication of the gospel. Communicating the gospel with relevance at the worldview level helps avoid syncretism (blending of cultural error with God?s truth) and also enables powerful movements of the gospel. Sensitive missionaries will look for ways that God has preserved or prepared people to hear the gospel, often finding redemptive analogies for God's truth.

    • Instructor

      Carlton S. Ashby

      Diversified Ministry for Cultural Exchange,Inc., Newport News VA

      Carlton is a keynote speaker and workshop presenter for numerous U.S. school districts, human resource management teams, youth development and global teacher training sessions. Carlton has been the lead for Education Missions since 2001 in Kenya, Uganda and Haiti. He serves as a board member (Leadership/Youth Development) leading the Education Project I.C.E. (Increasing Children's Education) since 2016 for Diversified Ministry 4 Cultural Exchange, Inc. leading educational development and leadership training for teachers in various impoverished villages of Kenya. Presently, Carlton is Co-Director of Children's Ministries and Primary Enrichment Teacher for the Young Achievers Academy (4-8 year old children) at Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Temple in Hampton, VA. During the summer months he conducts a Teen Leadership Academy for middle and high school students placing emphasis on leadership, character traits, and setting a vision for success.

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    • Class Info

      Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    • Lesson 11

      Building Bridges of Love

      The incarnation as a model of missionary humility. How missionaries can enter appropriate roles in order to form relationships of trust and respect to develop a sense of belonging, and thus to communicate with credibility for understanding. Explore the intricacy of identification in another culture. Explore the even greater complexity of presenting identity with integrity in a globalized, terrorized, pluralized world. Recognizing the dynamics of social structure in order to initiate growing movements of ongoing communication throughout the society.

    • Instructor

      Julian Dangerfield

      Shalom Outreach, Inc., Woodbridge VA

      Pastor J. Julian Dangerfield is the Executive Director of Shalom Outreach Inc., a Christian based non-profit organization dedicated to achieving worldwide propagation of the essentials of the historic Christian faith. He has a Bachelors degree in Business Management and has completed his Master of Arts degree in Leadership, Evangelism and Mobilization at Columbia International University in Columbia, South Carolina. He is a Doctoral student at Virginia Union University and plans to complete the program in 2020. In the United States he has organized the mission efforts of over 25 churches, ministries and not for profit organizations, which has resulted in over 50,000 people coming to Christ. Julian's perspective is informed by over 29 years of ministry experience and he has traveled to over 40 countries executing strategies that lift humanity while expanding God’s Kingdom.

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    • Class Info

      Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    • Lesson 12

      Christian Community Development

      A survey of world need. Dynamic balance of evangelism and social action. Hope for significant transformation as a sign of Christ's Lordship by Christian community development. Exploring the charge that missionaries destroy instead of serve cultures. Healing the wounds of the world between the peoples.

    • Instructor

      Howard E. Heard

      Tidewater Peninsula Baptist Association Foreign Missions, Newport News VA

      Pastor Heard is the Senior Pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Newport News, VA. Under his leadership the church founded EHouse, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit Community Outreach Organization committed to addressing the social ills that affect the community, and a Missionary Development & Foreign Mission Training Ministry which prepares those interested in serving the foreign mission field. He has also developed a Discipleship Training Program for the members of Emmanuel Baptist Church to encourage spiritual growth of the membership as well as a greater involvement in personal evangelism and community service. Pastor Heard has served as a missionary in Cap-Haitien and Les Cayes, Haiti since January 1998. He and the Emmanuel Baptist Church family have led efforts to provide multiple wells for clean drinking water, and have built four churches and one school. Pastor Heard has served as a missionary to Kenya since July 2007 and he has worked to provide leadership & pastoral training along with other pastors and leaders from the Hampton Roads area and communities in the United States. They have taken multiple medical teams to Kenya providing quality medical care for several thousand as well as ministered the gospel of Jesus Christ. Under his leadership and on behalf of the Virginia Baptist State Convention the first full-time missionary was placed in Nairobi, Kenya in October 2013. Pastor Heard serves as the Chair of the Tidewater Peninsula Baptist Association Foreign Mission Board and Chair of the Virginia Baptist State Convention Foreign Mission Board. He is a Board member of the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities

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    • Class Info

      Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    • Lesson 13

      The Spontaneous Multiplication of Churches

      Look beyond institutional features of churches to understand churches as dynamic movements of Christ Himself being followed. Such a view of churches as organic, living things opens up the practicality of seeing them multiply rapidly as movements and also flourish in society bearing the fruit of social transformation. Churches as counter-communities, acting as salt and light, bringing change to their cultures. How movements multiply by connecting with entire families and larger social structures.

    • Instructor

      David Cornelius

      Volunteer; Mentor, Richmond Christian Leadership Initiative, Midlothian VA

      BORN: Texarkana, AR, grew up in Texarkana, TX. SCHOOLING: Dunbar High School, Texarkana, TX; Jarvis Christian College, Hawkins, TX; Texas Christian University; Ft. Worth, TX; Dallas Seminary; Dallas, TX; Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Ft. Worth, TX. FAMILY: Married with 2 children and 5 grandchildren. WORK EXPERIENCE: Chemist, Minister of Education, Campus Minister, Assistant Pastor, Pastor, Missionary to Nigeria (church planter and church growth consultant,) Missional Church Strategist, International Mission Board, SBC.

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    • Class Info

      Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    • Lesson 14

      Pioneer Church Planting

      The hope of planting churches among unreached peoples. How the breakthrough of the gospel in an unreached people requires that the gospel be "de-Westernized". The difference of contextualizing the message, the messenger and the movement. Distinguish and appreciate people movements, church planting movements and insider movements.

    • Instructor

      James Cha

      Crescent Project, Leesburg VA

      Rev. James Cha was born in Korea, but grew up here in the US. He studied electrical engineering at Cornell University, and worked ten years as an engineer. In 2000 he and his family went to Central Asia, where they served ten years as church planting missionaries with Pioneers. They are now back in the US reaching out to the Muslims in the Washington, DC area. He is the Washington DC Area Coordinator for Crescent Project. His wife, Faith, is the ESOL Director in Leesburg. They have three children: Joniel, Josiah and Karis.

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    • Class Info

      Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    • Lesson 15

      World Christian Discipleship

      What it means to integrate life for Christ's global purpose as a "'World Christian". Into the great story for His glory: a Person-driven life as a way of. pursuing a purpose-driven life. The basic practices of world Christians: going, sending, welcoming and mobilizing. The essential disciplines of World Christian discipleship: community, giving, praying and learning. Simplifying your lifestyle as if in "war-time". Exploring the practical ways of pursuing God's purpose. Business and mission. Short-term mission. Welcoming international visitors. Wisdom in working with local churches and in partnership with Christians in different parts of the world.

    • Instructor

      AJ P.

      INIM Inc., Forest VA

      AJ is the Director & General Secretary for INIM established 1964. The sole focus of this indigenous Mission remains Evangelism, Discipleship & Church Planting. AJ, who was born & raised in New Delhi India is an alumnus of Liberty University. AJ shares responsibility for INIM's church planting & field evangelism efforts in South Asia. He serves as the Men's Pastor at his home church. AJ & his wife have been married for over 20 years and blessed with five children ranging from 16 years old to 6 yrs old.

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    • Class Info

      Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    • Celebration

      Celebration: Culminating Fellowship, Now What?

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      Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

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