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Cafe Church Sunday 7th June 10am

posted 18 May 2015, 20:15 by Nina Harbison
Our speaker for this service is Dr Bernie Power who is the Missiologist at Melbourne School of Theology and a lecturer with the Centre for the study of Islam and other faiths. A teacher by training, Bernie holds degrees in Science, Education and Theology and has lived most of his working life in Muslim majority countries. His doctorate on comparative religion compares early Islamic and Christian texts. He travels to many Muslim (and other) countries in his teaching role and regularly speaks at churches.

Bernie and his wife Catherine worked for over twenty years in a range of countries in Asia and the Middle East. Catherine is a medical doctor. She worked in the health sector in the different countries they lived in, doing village health work. She currently works as a general practitioner and psychological counsellor in Melbourne. Bernie and Catherine have two adult sons.