Speakers and Workshops
There will be 5 plenary sessions that include the featured speakers below. You can choose 4 Workshops (4 Choices Each Time-slot) to attend. See below for info on the speakers, the workshops, and their topics.
Plenary 1 (Th PM): Concert of prayer, Carl Medearis
Plenary 2 (Th Eve): Joy Loewen w/ women and Pastor Dr. Rasul Malik w/ men.
Plenary 3 (Fr PM): Wagdi Iskander, reconciliation service
Plenary 4 (Fr Eve): Carl Medearis, Joy Loewen interview, open to public
Plenary 5 (Sat Am): Closing, Carl Medearis
Speakers of Plenary Sessions and Their Bios
(4 plenary sessions)
Carl is married with Children, and now resides in the USA. He served with his family among Muslims in the Middle East for 12 years. He works with leaders in the West and Arab world towards transformation by the life and teachings of Jesus.
He is the co-author of “Tea with Hezbollah” with Ted Dekker and the author of “Muslims Christians, and Jesus”.
See his site at CarlMedearis.com
Joy Loewen (women's plenary)
"You Can Reach Muslim Women"
Joy was born in Yemen and raised in Somalia by American pioneer missionary parents. She met her husband at Moody Bible Institute and together they served in Pakistan for ten years. For the past 22 years Joy has been an evangelist among Muslim women in Canada.
Her book, "Woman to Woman, Sharing Jesus with a Muslim Friend" was published in 2010. She has been interviewed on numerous radio stations across North America and in the UK. Joy is married with two adult children and five grandchildren. She holds both American and Canadian citizenships. Her blog site for equipping Christian women for ministering to Muslim women is http://joyloewen.blogspot.com
|Pastor Wagdi Iskander (Reconciliation Plenary)
Pastor Wagdi and others will lead the assembly in a time of reflection, prayer, and practical steps in repentance and commitment to one another. A time for individual and corporate prayer will be included.
BIO - Pastor Wagdi is from the Middle East, and came to know the Lord in his country. He has served with various missions, pastored Arab churches, works in evangelism to Muslims, and trains Christians in reaching Muslims. He is married with children, and resides in Canada. He is working on a book for dialoguing with Muslims about the Lord Jesus.
Pastor Dr. Rasul Malik (men's plenary speaker),
"The Whole of the Church Needed to Reach the Whole of the Muslim World"
Pastor Rasul invites the whole of the church to work together to reach all the Mus!ims God has brought to Canada. To reach these Mus!ims will take all of us working together. What is your part?
BIO - Pastor Dr. Rasul Malik is married to Edna Malik, and they have with grown children. They were born in the Middle East. He pastored Arab churches there and in Canada. He now operates a TV program for the Middle East, and meets with believers in North America, Europe and the Middle East, and speaks in churches in Canada and USA. He resides in Canada. He has written a book on apologetics with Muslims.
Workshops, Speakers and Bios
Workshops A - F: Thursday 4 to 5:15 PM | Workshops M - R: Friday 3:15 to 4:30 PM
Workshops G - L: Friday 9:15 to 10:30 AM | Workshops S - X: Saturday 9 to 10:15 AM
The codes on the left are what you put for your 4 workshop choices on your registration form.
(1 for each of the workshop timeslots)
W A: An Urban Model of Mus!im Outreach
W B: Randy Hoffman, Why is it difficult for Muslims to come to Christ
W C: Wagdi Iskander, Discipleship and the MBB
W D: Carl Medearis, My Experience in Reaching Muslims w/ Q&A
W E: Edna Malik, Ministry to Abused Muslim Women
W F: Eldon, Reaching South-Asian Muslims - Bangladeshis
W G: Shoaib, Afghan language workshop
W H: Carl Medearis, Tools for Learning to Reach Muslims
W I: Wagdi Iskander, Arabic language workshop
W J: Joy Loewen, Ministry to Muslim women
W K: Randy Hoffman, Exploring and Critiquing Models of Effectiveness
W L: Roy, Meeting the Needs of MBBs
W M: Eldon, Reaching South Asian Muslims – Pakistanis & Indians
W N: Jay Pinney, Learning to Forgive and Move Forward into Freedom
W O: Wagdi Iskander, Dialogue – A Tool to Reach Muslims
W P: Roy, Meeting the Needs of MBBs
W Q: Cancelled
W R: Edna Malik, Ministry to Abused Muslim Women
W S: Jamaal, Reaching Black African Muslims
WT: Jay Pinney Learning to Forgive and Move Forward into Freedom
W U: Joy Loewen, Discipling Muslim women
W V: An Urban Model of Mus!im Outreach
W W: Carl Madearis, Tips and Practices for Discipling and Caring for MBBs
W X: Matthew, Reaching Muslim University Students