SNU Pastor’s Forum with guest presenter
Dr. Ron Benefiel
“John Wesley’s Mission of Evangelism and Mercy”
Monday, October 12, 2015 – 9:00am-12:00pm (CDT)
Dr. Ron Benefiel currently serves as the Lead Consultant for Mission Resources and Pastoral Relations at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, CA. Previously, he served as Dean of the PLNU School of Theology and Christian Ministry, and prior to that was President of Nazarene Theological Seminary in Kansas City for eleven years.
Ron served as pastor of First Church of the Nazarene in Los Angeles for fifteen years where he led in the development of a multi-congregational organizational structure with four ethnic/language congregations coming together as ‘one church with multiple congregations.’ He also founded and served as Executive Director of the P.F. Bresee Foundation, a community based non-profit offering multiple services and educational programs for children and youth, as well as immigrant and homeless populations in the Mid-Wilshire district of L.A. Speaking from a pastor’s heart and informed by his extensive education in Sociology and Theology, Dr. Benefiel will share insights into the ministry and mission of John Wesley that will inspire and encourage you in your pastoral journey.