Pastoral Staff from Guangdong, Hong Kong, and Macao Share Experiences

By Yi Yang, December 05, 2017 07:12 AM

The 2017 exchange meeting for pastoral personnel from Guangdong, Hong Kong, and Macau Pastoral Exchange was held in Zhongshan.

A total of 196 pastoral staff from Guangdong, Hong Kong, and Macao exchanged experiences and thoughts in Zhongshan, Guangdong, on November 21-22, 2017. The theme of the meeting was "Pastoral Ethics: How to Face and Overcome Temptation".

Professor Susanna Wong-Ip from Hong Kong Bethel Bible Seminary gave a lecture on "money, power, and sex". The participants discussed the theme in groups.

On Dec 6-8, 2010, Guangdong Provincial Christianity jointly organized the "Guangdong, Hong Kong, and Macau Pastoral Exchange" with Hong Kong and Macao in Guangzhou Christian Dongshan Church. More than 100 pastoral workers from Hong Kong, Macao, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen carried out the exchange on church pastoring experiences.

On Nov 14-16, 2011, the second exchange was hosted in Shenzhen Christian Church. Over 150 pastoral personnel shared on the subject of "Pastoral Challenge of Churches during Urbanization".

At the 2015 Pastoral Exchange, distinguished Hong Kong Pastor Wu Zongwen was specially invited to be the keynote speaker. Pastor Wu shared on four special topics: "Principle of Guiding: from Spiritual Studies, Principle of the Servant: Servant Leadership, Principles of the Shepherd: Develop the less advanced, and Principles of everyone: Team Spirit".

The 2016 exchange took place in Guangzhou on Nov 21-22 with the theme "Urban Evangelism", covering friendly evangelism, self-knowledge, experience sharing of the evangelizing models in Macao and Shenzhen.

- Translated by Karen Luo

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