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Posted by: STS on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 | Read 2360 times
Based on the Christian biblical mandate to express love, care and concern within society, Sabah Theological Seminary now endeavors to develop a new department to facilitate and nurture theological students in attaining professionalism in providing Christian Social Concern services. Students who choose this particular track will be provided with exposure in theology of social care, techniques of human services, human behaviour and social environment, community care and social work management. Sufficient practicum hours will also be provided. On graduation, students of the Social Concern track will be well equipped to establish, manage and serve in social concern institutions of the church, and provide community services to people of all ages within the wider community.
Posted by: STS on Wednesday, July 14, 2010 | Read 1965 times
Construction of the multi-purpose 6-storey Education Centre which started in May 2008 was finally completed in early 2010 and on 1st May 2010 the Dedication Service for the Centre was conducted successfully. The Celebration was well attended by about 1,000 people from far and near. All Glory is due to our Lord! It was also a time of wonderful fellowship with friends and we are truly touched by the outpouring of love, care and concern. Thank you for your prayers and kind words.
The Centre covers a built-up area of 64,024 square feet and the complex comprises of a 900-capacity auditorium, a recreation hall, a 2-storey library block and a conference room for 100 participants. In additional it comprises a mini chapel, 12 classrooms and 13 lecturers’ apartments.
Posted by: NeLTIA on Friday, April 09, 2010 | Read 1897 times
The Consultation on Establishing a Network of Lutheran Theological Institutions in Asia was held in Bangkok, from 17-21 March 2010. This program was a follow-up of the first consultation on “Networking among Lutheran Theological Institution in Asia: Research on the Relevance of the Church in the changing Asian Context”, which took place in Bangkok, from 21-23 August 2008.
Twenty three participants representing 14 Lutheran theological institutions in Asia, member churches and LWF staff enthusiastically focused their discussions on the importance of establishing a network among Lutheran institutions in Asia. All participants affirmed that theological education is a fundamental tool to the mission of the church and therefore, theological institutions are an integral part of the church. Its principal aim is to prepare women and men of varied backgrounds and traditions for ordained and other forms of ministry in the church. Theological education is an overarching term to describe the study of God which includes the study of the scriptures and the service of the church.
Posted by: CCA on Wednesday, July 29, 2009 | Read 2409 times
The Association of Theological Education in South East Asia (ATESEA) held its General Assembly from 2 to 5 July in Malang, Indonesia. The assembly approved a new structure of the association recommended by the outgoing executive committee. The assembly also elected a new executive committee comprising of: Rev Dr Wu Fu Ya (Taiwan), chairperson; Rev Dr Ngoei Foong Nghian (Singapore), vice-chairperson; Dr Muriel Orevillo-Montenegro (Philippines), secretary; Rev Dr Ezra Kok Hon Seng (Malaysia), treasurer. Elected as members at large of the executive committee are: Dr Joyce J Abugan (Philippines); Rev Dr Jan S Aritonang (Indonesia); Rev Dr John Titaley (Indonesia) and Rev Dr San Myat Shwe (Myanmar). The assembly also elected Rev Dr Limuel Equina (Philippines) as interim Executive Director for one year during which time ATESEA will make efforts to recruit a permanent Executive Director and decide on the location of a new home for ATESEA. (CCA)
Posted by: ELCHK on Tuesday, July 14, 2009 | Read 1680 times
Dr Simon Chow has accepted the call from the Board of the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Hong Kong (LTS) to be the new President of the seminary from July this year. Dr Chow is a graduate of LTS and the founder of both the Tsing Yi Lutheran Ling Kung Church and the Tsing Yi Carpenter Lutheran Church. He was ordained in 1987 and sent by LTS and the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Hong Kong (ELCHK) to study at the University of Uppsala, Sweden in 1988. He received his Doctorate in New Testament Exegesis in 1995 and has since been teaching in LTS.
Posted by: linda.macqueen on Monday, May 04, 2009 | Read 1417 times
In the midst of Adelaide’s record heatwave, worshippers packed Bethlehem Lutheran Church on 1 February to witness the installation of Australian Lutheran College’s (ALC) new principal Rev John Henderson and to farewell retiring principal Dr Michael Hassold.
Posted by: email@example.com, on Sunday, January 04, 2009 | Read 3144 times
December 2008 - Yongin, Korea – Some 130 Korean scholars seeking to study Luther and his writings embraced the Korea Luther Study Society at its inaugural session held at Central Lutheran Church in Seoul, Korea on October 24, 2008. Dr Jin-Seop EOM, Director of the Luther Study Institute at Luther University /Seminary in Korea, convened the meeting and was elected president of the new society.
Posted by: LWF DTS on Monday, October 20, 2008 | Read 1513 times
A new global digital library on ethics was launched on 9 October 2008. This library provides users free access to full text versions of about 200 journals and more than a million documents in the field of applied ethics.
Posted by: CLS Taiwan on Friday, May 02, 2008 | Read 2561 times
April 26 was a celebratory day marked by thankfulness to God at China Lutheran Seminary in Hsinchu, Taiwan. After a decade of planning and two years of construction, the new 8 story “Theological Education and Church Resource Center” is standing tall and stately. International and local guests joined together to worship and thank God for His work through contributors, and pray for continued contributions toward the $2 million (USD) that still needs to be paid for the construction costs.
Posted by: LWF-Asia on Monday, July 23, 2007 | Read 1861 times
In connection with the stepping down of Dr. Kunchala Rajaratnam as the Director of the Gurukul Lutheran Theological College and Research Institute, Chennai (India), a thanksgiving service attended by a large number of people including heads of churches, ecumenical leaders and public servants was held on July 1, 2007. Delivering the keynote address on the occasion, Dr. Rafael Malpica Padilla, Director of the Division for Global Mission of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America outlined the signal contribution of Dr. Rajaratnam in representing, for several decades, the voice of the voiceless at international forums.
Posted by: LWF-Asia on Thursday, March 01, 2007 | Read 2288 times
This year's intake of new students is a record in the history of Sabah Theological Seminary (STS). A total of 72 new students from Sabah, Sarawak, Peninsular Malaysia, Brunei, China, Myanmar, Korea and USA enrolled for course at the beginning of the year. This brings the student population for 2007 to a total of 217 inclusive of students in full-time, part-time, and the Senior Citizen class.
It may be noted that we are beginning to attract more overseas students as can be seen from the growing international student body. A total of about 20 overseas students are now enrolled for the various courses in STS. This growing international student body combined with the present mix of overseas lecturers has made STS become an international community.
Posted by: LWF-Asia on Sunday, February 11, 2007 | Read 2579 times
In early September last year, I was busy packing to move from China Lutheran Seminary (CLS) in Taiwan back to my own apartment located in central Taiwan. After four months of “personal” sabbatical leave, on January 4 2007 I did another packing to get ready to leave for Sabah Theological Seminary (STS), Malaysia. I am now starting the new phase of my life teaching pastoral care and counseling courses at STS from January to May, 2007.
Posted by: LWF-Asia on Friday, August 18, 2006 | Read 1849 times
The principal of Gurukul Lutheran Theological Seminary and Research Center (GLTC) India, Chennai, Rev Dr Mani Chacko, has left his post to take up a new assignment at the Ecumenical Christian Centre, Bangalore from June 2006.
The Rev Dr Samuel W Meshack was officially appointed as the new Principal of Gurukul from June 2006. The installation service was held on 11th June 2006 at Gurukul.
Posted by: LWF-Asia on Sunday, January 22, 2006 | Read 2693 times
Congratulations to Dr. Thu En Yu who was chosen as the President of ATESEA at its recent General Assembly held in Chiang Mai, Thailand from October 13-22.
Following the Assembly, Dr. Thu was invited to lecture at a two-day seminar held in conjunction with the 100th Anniversary celebration of the Tsung Kyam Church (Tsung Tsin Mission) in Hong Kong.
Posted by: LWF-Asia on Sunday, January 22, 2006 | Read 1888 times
(St. Louis, Mo.)—Dr. Won Yong Ji of St. Louis, Missouri, received the Award of Commendation for his work, By the Grace of God I Am What I Am, from Concordia Historical Institute (CHI), the Department of Archives and History of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS). Ji was among seventeen awardees honored at the 31st Annual Awards Banquet hosted by the Institute on the Concordia Seminary campus in St. Louis, Missouri on November 3, 2005. Ji’s work won the commendation in the Major Publications category. By the Grace of God I Am What I Am is an autobiographical account of a most remarkable life used by God to serve His church on an international scale.
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