Central & Eastern Europe Consultation 2018

Central and Eastern Europe Consultation –  Theme: “Networking for Growth”

Held in Dömös, Hungary October 1st– 5th 2018. The Consultation is organised by the Philadelphia Trust, GLO Europe, Echoes International and partners in Europe. The Consultation has been organised with the clear intention of bringing together leaders and future leaders of teaching and evangelistic ministries.

 Purpose: To develop networking for Church Growth

“He makes the whole body fit together perfectly. As each part does its own special work, it helps the other parts grow, so that the whole body is healthy and growing and full of love.” Ephesians 4:16

 Key Messages

  • Communicating the Gospel in the 21st Century
  • Growing Churches
  • Working Together in Partnership
  • Developing Leaders in the 21st Century

Delegates Information Handbook


  • Roger Brind, Cardiff, UK
  • Mark Davies, London, UK
  • Richard Harknett, Bishop Stortford, UK
  • Ernő Nagy, Dömös, Hungary
  • Karoly Szöcs, Ghindari (Makfalva), Romania
  • Stephen McQuoid, Motherwell,UK
  • Paul Thomas, Caerphilly, UK


Plenary Lectures

1. “Working in Partnership”, Roger Brind

2. “Communicating the Gospel in the 21st Century” – Czesław Bassarra


Extra Resource: Gen_Z Article by BARNA

3 “Growing Churches” – Ulrich Neuenhausen

4. “Developing Leaders in the 21st Century” – Stephen McQuoid


Forum Panels

1. Church Planting

2. Training for Church Growth



1. Value and use of Teaching English in evangelism and ministry  Led by Roman Brychuk and Roger Brind

2. Use of professional expertise for ministry – medicine, ethics, counselling etc. Led by János Harmatta and Andrew Turkanik

3. The role of music and song in evangelism and ministry Led by Tamás Madarász, András Bolyki and Marian Pawlas

4. Succession planning for local churches and ministries  Led by Ulrich Neuenhausen and Stephen McQuoid

5. The role of Hermeneutics in teaching– with reference to understanding and handling the Biblical text in an evangelical context.Led by Mark Davies and Jarek Andreýsek

5(a) An Introduction to Hermenutics

5(b) Hermeneutical challenges in the historic Brethren movement