Global Summit 2021 Event Page

Asbury Theological Seminary and Nazarene Theological College are honored to host the second Church Planting Global Summit as an online conference on August 10-12, 2021. Scholars, leaders, and expert practitioners from around the world will gather to share stories of “Hope in Hard Places” from every major region of the globe. This online conference will feature case studies, expert panels, and plenary speakers over three days, with three one-hour sessions each day. The interactive format allows participants to join from anywhere and to engage testimonies of God’s faithfulness. 

Event Program


Click here to download a .pdf version of the Global Church Planting Summit 2021 Program.

Event Schedule


In the schedule below, click on the title of any session to view the presentation recording of that session. This will allow you to view all breakout sessions you had to miss during the event itself and see the full breadth of presentations from around the world!


Tuesday, August 10th, 2021

Zoom Room A Zoom Room B
7:00am ET / 12:00pm UK

Opening Plenary

Dr. Timothy Tennent

8:00am ET / 1:00pm UK

Southeast Asia Case Study

Rev. Manik Corea

Africa Case Study

Christine Agina

9:00am ET / 2:00pm UK

Motus Dei Panel

Warrick Pharah, L. Michael Corley, Samuel Kebreab, Dave Coles

Diaspora Panel

Wes White, Mi Ja Wi, Lord Elorm Donkor


Wednesday, August 11th, 2021

Zoom Room A Zoom Room B
7:00am ET/ 12:00pm UK

North America Case Study

Valarie Grimes

Europe Case Study

Mai-Brit Tvilling

8:00am ET/ 1:00pm UK

Training Panel

Peter Rae, Patrick Deng, Warrick Pharah

Exploring ‘Failure’

Ash Barker, Danny Atkins, Stephen Morley

9:00am ET/ 2:00pm UK

Oceania Case Study

Jarrett Suniula

East Asia Case Study

Shinichi Ozu


Thursday, August 12th, 2021

Zoom Room A Zoom Room B
7:00am ET/ 12:00pm UK

Microchurch Panel

Brian Yeich, Anthony Watts, Matt Wright, Derik Heumann

Multiethnic Panel

Justin Bradbury, Ezekiel Shibemba, James Jackson

8:00am ET/ 1:00pm UK

South America Case Study

Bishop Marcio Meira

Middle East Case Study

Camille Melki

9:00am ET/ 2:00pm UK

Closing Plenary

Dr. Deirdre Brower Latz



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