The Yale-Edinburgh Conference was the setting for the unveiling of the newly renovated OMSC seminar room, now known as the Andrew F. Walls Conference Room. More than 85 people were in attendance as Executive Director Thomas Hastings, former Director Gerald H. Anderson, Dana Robert, and Lamin Sanneh paid tribute to Professor Walls. Walls has served as a lecturer for OMSC seminars for almost 40 years.
The Yale-Edinburgh Conference, held at Yale Divinity School, June 29- July 1, 2017 on the topic “Migration, Exile, and Pilgrimage in the History of Missions and World Christianity,” was cosponsored by the Centre for the Study of World Christianity at the University of Edinburgh, Yale Divinity School, and the Overseas Ministries Study Center.
OMSC expresses its deep gratitude to the following donors for their generous support of the Andrew F. Walls Conference Room:
Gerald and Joanne Anderson, Wonsuk and Julie Ma, Dwight and Lois Baker, Malcolm McGregor, Edith and Edwin Blumhofer, Eileen Moffett, Jonathan and Jean Bonk, Joon-Sik Park, David Dawson, David Reed, Thomas and Carol Hastings, Jamie Ross, George Hunsberger, Lamin Sanneh, Arun W. Jones, Judy and Robert Stebbins, Richard Fox Young