The Henry Center is pleased to announce that videos of talks presented at the 2009 Conference on Short-Term Missions are now posted free of charge for the viewing of the general public.

July 30 – August 1, 2009 | Conference on Short-Term Missions – Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

    In the summer of 2009, building on the momentum of the Henry Center’s Lima, Peru conference in 2006 (, Dr. Robert Priest (TEDS) led a conference on Trinity’s campus on the topic of short-term mission. The conference brought together scholars, pastors, missiologists, anthropologists, youth pastors, missionaries, students and laity to think biblically and practically about short-term missions.

Miriam Adeney — Associate Professor of Global and Urban Ministries, Seattle Pacific University
“What We Can Learn From China: Short-Term Missions in the Dragon Kingdom | Video

Eric Iverson — Multicultural Integrity Director, Youthworks
“One Cross at a Time: The Mission Agency’s Role in Building the Missional Church” | Video

Oscar Muriu — Pastor, Nairobi Chapel, Nairobi, Kenya
“Short-Term Missions from a Kenyan Pastor’s Perspective” | Video

Kara Powell — Executive Director, Fuller Youth Institute; Assistant Professor of Youth and Family Ministry, Fuller Theological Seminary
“Deep Justice Journeys and STM for Youth”| Video

Robert J. Priest — Director, PhD Progam in Intercultural Studies, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Professor of Mission and Intercultural Studies, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
“Megachurches and Short-Term Missions: New Priorities and Paradigms of Mission” | Video

Kurt Ver Beek — Assistant Professor of Sociology, Calvin College
“Different Soils and Different Seeds: Review of Research on STM and Study Abroad” | Video

Robert Wuthnow — Director, Center for the Study of Religion, Princeton University; Chair and Professor, Department of Sociology, Princeton University
“Short-Term Missions and the Global Reach of American Christianity” | Video

Panel Discussion | Video