2011-2015 Pastoral Retreat Topics and Speakers Back
2011 No Retreat
June 3-6, 2012
- Rev. Jong Tae Lee (SaRang Community Church). Serving as Discipleship Training, Parish pastor, Worship Floor Director and Family Ministry Director at Sa-Rang Community Church in Anaheim, CA. Served as a senior pastor at Valley Oriental Mission Church in Van Nuys, CA. Ordained as a pastor of Central-Seoul Presbytery in the General Assembly of Presbyterian Church in Korea. Served as a licensed preacher at the 1st division of young adult group at Choonghyun Presbyterian Church in Seoul, Korea.
June 3-5, 2013
- Dr. Paul Chin who is one of our supported missionary of Professional & Education Services International (PESI).
June 1-4, 2014
Building Below The Waterline
- All sessions are lead by the pastors from the FECA Member Churches.
- All sessions and discussions are base on the book "Building Below The Waterline" by Gordon MacDonald.
June 7-10, 2015
Sacred Marriage, a Lifelong Love
- Gary L. Thomas
Gary Thomas’ writing and speaking focuses on bringing people closer to Christ and closer to others. He is the author of 17 books that have been translated into a dozen languages. These books include A Lifelong Love, Sacred Marriage, Sacred Pathways, and the Gold Medallion award winner Authentic Faith. Gary holds an MA degree in systematic theology from Regent College, and an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Western
Seminary. He serves on the teaching team (and as Writer in Residence) at Second Baptist Church, Houston, and is an adjunct faculty member at Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon. His books and ministry focus on spiritual formation: how we can integrate Scripture, church history, and the time-tested wisdom of the Christian classics into our modern experience of faith. Gary’s speaking ministry has led him to speak in 49 states and ten different
countries, and on numerous national television and radio programs, including multiple appearances on Focus on the Family and Family Life Today. Gary enjoys running in his spare time and has completed 11 marathons, including the Boston Marathon three times. He and his wife Lisa have been married for 30 years and they have three adult children.
June 5-8, 2016
Work will be a Joy
- Dr. Cameron Lee
Cameron Lee has been a member of the Marriage and Family program faculty in Fuller Seminary since 1986, and was part of the program’s move from the School of Theology to the School of Psychology in 1987. While teaching marriage and family studies courses on the Fuller campus, he also speaks off-campus as a Certified Family Life Educator. He is a licensed Family Wellness Trainer and a member of the National Council on Family Relations. Lee’s current project is the development of the Fuller Institute for Relationship Education (FIRE), which seeks to help congregations create sustainable marriage and relationship education ministries through the low-cost training of volunteer leaders. Lee is also a teaching pastor and licensed minister in the congregation where he is a member. He teaches and preaches regularly in church settings.
Lee has been published in a variety of journals, including Family Process, Family Relations, the Journal of Psychology and Theology, and the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. He has published eight books, most recently, Marriage PATH: Peacemaking at Home for Christian Couples (2015), Preparing Couples for Love and Marriage, a practical resource to help pastors in premarital preparation (coauthored with Jim Furrow, 2013), and That Their Work Will Be a Joy (coauthored with Kurt Fredrickson, 2012).
Nov. 19-23, 2017
FECA 20th Anninversary Cruise