The Southeast Asia Reformed Network Has Only Just Begun

| January 19, 2015


It started with a question on Facebook. “Are there any Reformed conferences in English that are in the Northern/Southeast Asia region?”  

Nobody in the theologically Reformed missionaries’ group could think of any. So some of us decided to do something about it. Ten months later, over 40 missionaries from seven countries gathered in Bangkok, Thailand, with Asian Christians for the first Southeast Asia Reformed Conference.  

Over the course of three days this past November, we enjoyed Christ-centered preaching, Christ-centered worship, and refreshing fellowship. We reflected on current issues in seminars with topics like holistic mission, orality and preaching, and evangelism in the Asian context.

A gospel-centered conference may not sound like big news since there are many such meetings in the U.S. But on this side of the world, the conference provided an first-time opportunity for many attendees to meet with likeminded brothers and sisters in one place. 

The following comments sum up the sentiments of many who came:

“Thanks for solid teaching from the Word.”

“The Main sessions were Christ-centered. They were refreshing. The focus was on proclamation. Most meetings I attend focus on methodology and deal with Scripture minimally. Thank you!”

“Thank you for all the


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