17-church-200x200The Church Near & Far . . . Present & Future

February 8-10, 2017
Wyndham Orlando Resort | Orlando, FL


Consider the enriched menu of workshops. Now is the time to make your plans. Claim your place!

In the 1990s, the Japanese concept of dochakuka was popularized through Harvard sociologist Roland Robertson’s coining of the term glocalization. Twenty-five years later, glocal occupies an established place in our cultural lexicon. It is neither possible nor profitable that our connected world becomes a homogenized world. The more our cultures are invaded, the more tribalized we become. What does glocalization mean for the church near and far, present and future?

Plenary speakers Ramesh Richard and Leonard Sweet are uniquely gifted and positioned to help us engage such questions. In addition to these rich and thought-provoking plenary addresses, participants can choose from dozens of workshops and interact with dozens of service and resource partners. Join hundreds of your colleagues—new friends and old—as we gather once again to reflect upon and renew our Spirit-enlightened and Spirit-energized commitment to Bible engagement and Bible-centered leader development for our glocalized reality.

Brian Doerksen will be leading us in worship.  Brian is in his 3rd year as Director of Prairie College’s Music & Worship Arts Program and writer of songs, Come, Now is the Time to Worship, Refiner’s Fire and Scars On His Hands.

We look forward to seeing you in February!

Ralph E. Enlow, Jr., President
Association for Biblical Higher Education