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9th Seminar of FADES, Southern Cone

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9th Seminar of FADES, Southern Cone

(Argentina CNSAM). The 9th Seminar of Continued Education for Professors (FADES) was held from March 22 – 24th in Pilar, Buenos Aires, Argentina. More than 55 professors from different provinces in Argentina and Uruguay plus the staff from the Nazarene Theological Seminary of the Southern Cone attended.

It was a three day period of hard work and training, in which everyone felt the presence of God speaking through His Word in each of the classes, in each devotional and each service.

During the last 9 years the Nazarene Theological Seminary of the Southern Cone has carried on a Program of Continued Education for Professors who serve in ETED (Theological Education by Extension). In each course there is a combination of devotional time, classes in various areas of specialization of academic studies, times of fellowship and theological reflection.

On this occasion we were privileged with the visit of renowned leaders in their theological and ministerial experience from different countries of Latin-America such as:

Dr. René Padilla: Ecuadorian, Theologian, with a doctorate (PhD) in New Testament from the University of Manchester, was Secretary General for Latin America of the International Community of Evangelical Students and later of the Latin American Theological (FTL)Fraternity. Presently he is Honorary President of the KAIROS Foundation in Buenos Aires and coordinator of the Editorial Kairos. Author of several books.

Dr. Freddy Guerrero: Ecuadorian and Pastor, President of the South American Nazarene Theological Seminary in Quito, Ecuador. Elder in the Church of the Nazarene. Masters in Sciences of Religion with a minor in Bible and Theology (SENDAS-Nazarene Seminary of the Americas in Costa Rica). Author of several books.

Rev. Juan José Zani: Area Strategy Coordinator of the Southern Cone (Chile, Argentina and Uruguay). Ex-Regional Coordinator of Evangelism for the Church of the Nazarene in South America. Elder in the Church of the Nazarene. Pastor and District Superintendent.

Lic. José Núñez: Post-graduate studies in Family Violence. Post-graduate studies in Integral Health and Adolescence. Vice President and Family Consultant in Argentina’s EIRENE (Family and Marriage Counseling affiliated with KAIROS). Graduate in Theology. Pastor of the Baptist Church of Muñiz in Buenos Aires.

Dra. Patricia Picavea: Doctorate in Ministry (2004). Elder in the Church of the Nazarene. Professor in the Nazarene Theological Seminary of the Southern Cone. Regional Coordinator of Sunday School and Discipleship Ministries International (South America). Editor of Publications: Sendero de la Verdad and Clic.

Dr. Walter Pérez Doglio: Master in Divinities and Master in Missiology (1983) Doctorate in Ministry and a PhD in theological studies from the Graduate Theological Foundation (USA 2000). President of the Bible Institute of Buenos Aires (IBBA). He has served in academic studies in various Latin American Seminaries and FATELA (Latin American Theological Faculty).

Source: Pablo Tello, Coordinator of the Southern Cone ETED (Extension of Theological Education).

Translation: Evelyn Ovando.

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