Conference Programme

We are excited to present you with this CCD Conference Programme with a great diversity of topics, speakers and experiences. Please note, that this is still work in progress and may be subject to change. We will ensure, that the most updated version is presented here.

There will be refreshment breaks in the mornings and afternoons. Lunch will be provided on site around 13:00h. Breakfast and Dinner is not included in the conference, so be prepared to cater for yourself for these meals. There is a wide range of affordable eating places to be found nearby!

DAY 1 - Monday, 17 Oct 2022
Present Realities

10:00 – 10:20 h
Worship
10:20 – 11:00 h
Biblical Reflection

The least reached are least reached for a reason

Sally Ababa
Sally Ababa
11:15 – 12:15 h
Plenary 1

Mature Courage in Risky Contexts

Anna Hampton
12:15 – 13:00 h
Plenary 2

Human Trafficking

Frank Heinrich, Kate Ivara Imasuen, Uwe Heimowski

Frank Heinrich
Frank Heinrich
Kate Ivara Imasuen
Kate Ivara Imasuen
Uwe Heimowski
Uwe Heimowski
14:30 – 18:00 h
from 18:00 h
Interest Groups

DAY 2 - Tuesday, 18 Oct 2022
Learning from the Past

8:30 – 8:50 h
Worship
8:50 – 9:45 h
Biblical Reflection

A call to undivided witness

Waseem Shahzad

9:45 – 10:45 h
Plenary 1

Global and local challenges

Minella van Bergeijk

What is there to learn from the COVID-crisis? What does Black Lives Matter mean for Christian community development? How do the challenges of our time relate to our faith and our mission?

Minella van Bergeijk
11:15 – 12:15 h
Plenary 2

Rethinking how we care for orphaned and vulnerable children

Phil Green, Emma Lynch, Markus Köker

We know that families are best for children, yet too often it’s churches who, in their desire to care, continue to support orphanages rather than the better alternatives. It’s time for churches to be leading the way in family-based care. Why is this important? How can we do it? 

Phil Green
Phil Green
Emma Lynch
Emma Lynch
Markus Köker
Markus Köker
12:15 – 13:00 h
Panel Discussion
14:30 – 18:00 h
from 18:00 h
Interest Groups

DAY 3 - Wednesday, 19 Oct 2022
Looking to the Future

8:30 – 8:50 h
Worship
8:50 – 9:45 h
Biblical Reflection

A vision for renewal and vibrant communities

Mark Galpin

Mark Galpin
9:45 – 10:45 h
Plenary 1

Urban Transformation

Moses Alagbe
Moses Alagbe
Moses Alagbe
11:15 – 12:15 h
Plenary 2

Business for Transformation

Wilm de Haan, Thomas Schmidt

A contribution towards sustainable poverty reduction & introduction and lessons learned from a Mission organization stepping into B4T

Thomas Schmidt
Thomas Schmidt
Wim de Haan
Wilm de Haan
12:15 – 13:00 h
Panel Discussion

Youth Advocacy in the Public Square

Deborah Hancox (Micah Global), Matthieu Dobler Paganoni (Interaction), Tabea Gutman & Valere Schramm (Micha Deutschland), Sara Kaweesa (A Rocha Uganda)

Tabea Gutmann
Tabea Gutmann
Valère Schramm
Valère Schramm
Deborah Hancox
Matthieu Dobler Paganoni
Matthieu Dobler Paganoni
Sara Kaweesa
Sara Kaweesa
14:30 – 18:00 h
18:00 h

Interest Groups

DAY 4 - Thursday, 20 Oct 2022
The hurdles and how to tackle them

8:30 – 8:50 h
Worship
8:50 – 9:45 h
Biblical Reflection

Caring for creation as worship, witness and obedience

Rosemary Hack

Rosemary Hack
Rosemary Hack
9:45 – 10:45 h
Plenary 1

Creation care

Ruth Valerio

Embedding environmental challenges into the operations and responses

Ruth Valerio
11:15 – 12:15 h
Plenary 2

Plastic Bank

Peter Nitschke
Peter Nitschke
12:15 – 13:00 h
Panel Discussion

Creation Care & Climate Action

14:30 – 17:15 h
17:15 – 18:00 h
Conference Closing & Communion