Annual Session always includes some excellent speakers, but this year might be one of our best line-ups ever!
David Fitch is Betty R. Lindner Chair of Evangelical Theology at Northern Seminary, Chicago. Besides teaching, he directs Northern’s Masters and Doctoral programs in Theology and Mission. He is an ordained pastor in the Christian and Missionary Alliance and currently pastors the Peace of Christ Church of the C&MA in Westmont IL. He writes regularly on his blog at Missio Alliance and is active on Facebook and Twitter. His most recent book is Faithful Presence: 7 Disciplines That Shape the Church For God’s Mission (IVP)
Sharon Koh is the executive director/CEO of American Baptist International Ministries, and previously served on the staff of Evergreen Baptist Church for 13 years. Her passion is facilitating God’s mission around the world.
Rev. Koh Studied at Fuller Theological Seminary, where she was awarded both a Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Theology. She is currently working toward a Doctor of Ministry degree in Leading Change, also at Fuller.
Rev. Jerson Benia Narciso earned his PhD degree in Religious and Cultural Studies at Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Rev. Narciso has served as a local church pastor for 15 years, university chaplain of Central Philippine University (CPU) for 14 years, and professor of religion at the CPU College of Theology from 2010 up to the present.
Victoria J. Goff
A member of American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) staff since 1992, Goff served as electronic media coordinator for about five years and as Overland White Cross coordinator for nearly three years before becoming national coordinator of Volunteer Mobilization Ministries. She also serves as ABHMS’ consultant to American Baptist Women’s Ministries (ABWM) and coordinates ABHMS' Disaster Response.