"Providing theological reflection from a global perspective"
Theological Assistance Program (TAP) - established 1968
Theological Commission of the World Evangelical Fellowship - established 1974
International Council of Accrediting Agencies (ICAA) - established 1980 (later became ICETE)
Faculty Development Scholarship Scheme - established 1983 - suspended 1995
Theological News first published 1969 - merged with Theological Education Today 1982-90
Evangelical Review of Theology - first published 1977; Index 1977-95 - Oct 1995, CD, 2000
Editor ERT- Dr B.J. Nicholls 1977-86, 1991-98; Dr S. Sumithra 1986-1990, Dr B.R. Ro 1990; Dr D. Parker, 1999-2009, Dr J. Thacker 2009 -
1975 September - London Bible College "Defending and Confirming the Gospel"
1980 March - Mabledon, Kent
1983 June - Wheaton, Ill.
1986 Singapore: "Jesus Christ our Redeemer and Liberator"
1990 Wheaton, Ill: "Theological Issues in the 90s"
1992 Manila, Philippines: "The Unique Christ in our Pluralistic World"
1996 London Bible College: "Faith and Hope for the Future"
2001 Kuala Lumpur (WEF 11th General Assembly ): Ecclesiology
2002 Woelmersen, Germany (joint with FEET): 'European Theology in World Perspective'
2003 High Wycombe, UK (joint track with ICETE) 'Theology of Theological Education'
2004 Sept-Oct: Bangkok, Thailand: Joint session with LCWE Theology Working Group, and in also Issue Groups of the LCWE 2004 Forum on World Evangelization, Pattya.
2005 Sept-Oct Seoul, Korea: Joint session with Korea Evangelical Theological Society in Third International Conference on Evangelical Theology: 'The Task of Evangelical Theology for the Church of the 21st Century.'
2006 Sept: Nairobi, Kenya: Consultation: Religious Fundamentalism as a Global Issue; Symposium on African Theology.
2007 July-Aug, Philadelphia, USA: Providence and Evangelical Political Engagement; Theology for Ministry.
2008 October, Bangkok, Thailand: Holistic Gospel in a Developing Society.
2009, Sao Paulo, Brazil: Evangelical Theology: Ways and Means in Latin America
Dr Bruce J. Nicholls - 1969-1986
Dr Sunand Sumithra (1986-89)
Dr Bong Rin Ro 1990-1996 (acting 1989-90) on furlough 1995-96
Dr James J. Stamoolis - 1998-2001
Dr David Parker - 2007-2009
Dr B. Kato 1975
Dr A. Clemenhaga 1975-1980
Dr David Gitari 1980-1986
Dr Peter Kuzmic 1986-1996
Dr. Rolf Hille 1996-2008 (also served as Executive Director 1996-1998, 2001-2007)
Dr Justin Thacker, 2008-2010
Dr. Thomas Schirrmacher, 2010 -
Dr David Parker 1995-6,2003-2007
Dr Rolf Hille 1996-98, 2001-3
For a fascinating look at the work of the Theological Commission, see Harold Fuller's book, "People of the Mandate", chapter 10: 'One God, Many Worlds'.See also the official history of the Theological Commission: Discerning the Obedience of Faith by David Parker