SMBC 2020 Biennial Missions Conference

SMBC 2020 Biennial Missions Conference

TOPIC: Every Nation, Tribe, People & Language: Your part in God's promised future
WHEN: Thursday 7 - Saturday 9 May 2020
WHERE: SMBC Croydon Campus, 43 Badminton Road, Croydon 2132
SPEAKERS: David Williams, Omar Djoeandy, Abera
WHO: All those who want to grow their understanding and passion for world mission

Registration coming soon...

Every Nation, Tribe, People & Language: Your part in God's promised future

Imagine that mind-blowing scene in the Book of Revelation – every nation, tribe, people and language gathered before the victorious throne of God. A multitude too vast to count. A people brought from death to life by God’s grace in Jesus. A celebration that lasts forever.

What’s our part in this scene? How can we live in light of it now? How can we reach our neighbours across the street, and across the globe, to invite them in time?

Come and be inspired and challenged at the SMBC 2020 Missions Conference with your part in God's promised future.

Come for 1 day or 2 days or all 3 days! (the Saturday is a great option for busy, full-time workers)


Abera and Desta were the first people to be sent out by the Ethiopian church as missionaries in Asia. Having already served for six years as church planters and mission mobilisers in Ethiopia, in 2005 they were sent to Central Asia (Pakistan). Through their ministry there they mobilised many people for mission and saw the Lord establish 33 churches which continue to flourish today under local leadership. In 2013 they relocated to East Asia where they are active in evangelism to students and mobilising the national church for mission.

Dr Omar Djoeandy is ethnically Chinese, born in Indonesia and an Australian since 10.  He has practised medicine in Australia and Kenya. He served as National Director of SIM Australia for 15 years. Currently, Omar continues as a member of SIM Australia, serving half-time in mission engagement - preaching, inspiring, challenging and coaching churches and people for global mission, especially towards the least reached.  In the other half-time, he is revising and publishing Redefining Success, the book he wrote when pastoring in Nairobi Chapel, Kenya.

Originally a medical doctor, David trained for ministry in the Church of England. He then studied mission at All Nations Christian College before serving in Kenya with Crosslinks. With his family he lived in Nairobi for nine years where he was Principal of Carlile College, an Anglican mission training College. David helped establish a specialist urban mission training programme based in Kibera slum, one of the largest informal settlements in sub-Saharan Africa. He has been leading the Development and Training Team for CMS Australia since 2007 and has completed a DMiss from Fuller Theological Seminary.


A  bookstall will be available during the conference.


As part of your registration you will be provided with tea and coffee on arrival, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea. If you would like to have dinner as well, dinner tickets will be available to purchase during the conference.

Note: Images, info and talks from the 2016 Biennial Missions Conference are available here and 2018 Biennial Missions Conference are available here

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