2008 Symposium

 

Slipping Out the Back Door

The 2008 Symposium addressed the loss of the millennial generation from our churches - many of whom are "slipping out the back door" of Christianity in general and Adventism in particular.
Symposium Survey: 2008 Survey Results (PDF)
Symposium Review: Written Review

Symposium Director:

Japhet De Oliveria

Associate Director
CYE
Editor:

Roger Dudley

Director
Institute of Church Ministry
Moderator:

Shirley Freed

Chair, School of Education
Andrews University

Participants:

Kyoshin Ahn

Vice President
Illinois Conference

Chris Blake

Professor
Union College

Des Boldeau

Youth Director
British Union Conference

Gary Burns

Communications Director
Lake Union Conference

Steve Case

President
Involve Youth

Corrado Cozzi

Youth Director
Euro-Africa Division

Japhet De Oliveria

Associate Director
CYE

Ed Dickerson

Executive Director
Grounds of Belief

Roger Dudley

Director
Institute of Church Ministry

Jonathan Duffy

CEO
ADRA Australia

David Franklin

MDiv Student
Andrews University

Shirley Freed

Chair, School of Education
Andrews University

Barry Gane

Leadership Director
South Pacific Division

Lisa Hope

Director
Adventist Christian Fellowship

Gary Hopkins

Assistant Professor
Health Education & Promotion

Van Hurst

Youth Director
Mid-America Union

Peter Landless

Associate Director
GC Health Ministries

Michaela Lawrence

Director
Adventist Christian Fellowship

Victor Marley

Youth Director
Norwegian Union Conference

Allan Martin

Young Adult Coordinator
North American Division

Jiwan Moon

Senior Pastor
Ontario Conference

Tim Nixon

Inreach Chaplain
Andrews University

Ron Pickell

Coordinator
NAD Public Campus Ministry

Art Preuss

Youth Director
Illinois Conference

Peter Roennfeldt

Church Planting Coordinator
Victorian Conference

Monte Sahlin

Chair, Center for Creative Ministry
Ohio Conference

Mike Stevenson

Youth Director
Ohio Conference

Paul Tompkins

Youth Director
Trans-European Division

Keren Toms

Outreach Chaplain
Andrews University

Jeroen Tuinstra

Youth Director
Dutch Union

Cindy Tutsch

Associate Director
EGW Estate

Alan Walshe

Director, MA Youth Ministry
Andrews University

Martin Weber

Communication Director
Mid-America Union

Ron Whitehead

Assistant to the President Spiritual Life
Andrews University