that the King of Glory may come in."
The first Asian Christian Workers Seminar was held in the Cameron Highlands in Malaysia from February 28th to March 1st 2012.
Organized as a joint effort of the Asia Pacific Evangelical Centre (Malaysia) and the Anglican Church of South India, it brought together delegates from India, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia from a range of denominational backgrounds.
I (Rev. Lynn) had been invited by Archbishop Samuel Gunasekaran to be one of the speakers, and had been very much looking forward to it, as ministering to leaders is the thing I love to do most. It was a real joy to see such a range of ages, nationalities and denominations come together in unity with the one aim of “Building His Kingdom” (the theme of the Seminar, and one which really resonated with my spirit.)
Others who ministered included Rev. Dr Christopher Devadass from Singapore, Rev. Simon Chandran from Malaysia, Pastor Bernard Ong from Malaysia andd Rev. Canon Dr Laxman Peiris from Sri Lanka.
It wasn’t all serious. On the Wednesday night there was a talent hour at which (among other acts) the co-organizer, Rev. Dr. Edward Subramanian (aged 72) and his wife gave an amazing dance demonstration, and he and several other ministers presented a skit in which they gave a worryingly realistic portrayal of a group of drunkards!
I’m sure that everyone who attended, speakers and delegates alike, would say that they left built up in their spirits and refreshed in their souls.
The organizers are hoping to make it an annual event, with tentative plans to hold it in the Philippines next year.
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