Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

The Theological Studies Lecture Series is held during the residency week for the M.A. in Theological Studies program (MATS). While the residency week is designed for students in the program, the keynote presentation is open to the public for free. Our hope is that this opportunity will benefit all leaders, ministers, and individuals who are interested in expanding their biblical and theological foundation. We invite you to come and get a glimpse of what students experience at LPU.

Theology and Education in Pentecostal Communities

The lecture series will be focused on the theme of Theology and Education in Pentecostal Communities. We will explore some of the questions below:

  • Is theological education important for Pentecostal Churches/movements/denominations?
  • Is there a distinctive way Pentecostals could do or are doing theological education? 
  • Is theological education important within the ecclesial context? If so, what should it be trying to do?
  • What are areas within theology and/or biblical studies that still need to be explored by Pentecostals?
  • What are the distinctive approaches Pentecostals have developed to do theology and biblical studies?

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Amos Yong

Amos Yong is a rewnowed pentecostal professor, scholar, author, and minister. Dr. Yong is Professor of Theology and Mission and Dean of the School of Theology and the School of Intercultural Studies at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. His graduate education includes degrees in theology, history, and religious studies from Western Evangelical Seminary (now Portland Seminary) and Portland State University, both in Portland, Oregon, and Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, and an undergraduate degree from Bethany University of the Assemblies of God. Dr. Yong is licensed minister with the Assemblies of God, he has also authored or edited approximately four dozen volumes. He and his wife, Alma, have three children and three grandchildren (with one more on the way). Amos and Alma reside in Pasadena, California.

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The lecture series will take place on our San Dimas Campus at 1100 W. Covina Blvd, San Dimas, CA 91773. The campus is located near the intersection of the I–210 and I–57 freeways. Click the map below to get directions. 

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If you can't make the event in person, you can watch on livestream.