SPEAKERS

Rev. Dr. A. K. Lama comes from a Buddhist tribe of Arunachal Pradesh. He became Christian through the ministry of Union of Evangelical Students of India (UESI) in 1983 while studying Veterinary Science in Patna. He served the government of Arunachal Pradesh as Veterinary Assistant Surgeon

(1984-1990). The Lord used him to pioneer the ministry of UESI in Arunachal in 1985. He is the founding President of EGF Arunachal (1985-90). He resigned from government service in 1990 and joined UESI as a staff worker for Arunachal and Assam. Under his leadership Assam EGF ministry was established. He also served as the Zonal Secretary of UESI-NE from 1993-98. In 1996, he earned a Master of Divinity from A. I. T. Bangalore; a Doctor of Ministry from Samford University (Birmingham, AL) in 2002; and a Doctor of Philosophy in the Old Testament from Trinity International University (Deerfield, IL) in 2007. He was licensed and ordained as Baptist Minister in 2002. He served as Pastor of Shillong Baptist Church from 2007-08 and then as the General Secretary of the Council of Baptist Churches of Northeast India (CBCNEI), which is a Council of 7000 Baptist Churches from 2008-2014. He is married to Dr. Asangla Ao, a physician by profession. Dr. Asangla served as the Interim Zonal Secretary of UESI-NE in 2008. They are blessed with three children: Sonam, Neema, and Joshua. At present, Dr. Lama is working as the Director of South Asia for the Words of Hope ministry (www.gbetministries.org) and the Transforming Leaders in Asia ministry (www.tlaministries.org). He is also the Vice-President of UESI. He is based in Guwahati,Assam. His email is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Mr. Valentine Davidar is a disciple of Jesus Christ. He did his post-graduation in Agronomy from the Allahabad Agricultural Institute, where he was involved in the EU. After a successful career in marketing and management for a multi-national agricultural company, Valentine Davidar followed God's leading to work with the Haggai Institute. He served Haggai Institute for 18 years as Executive Director, India as well as Executive Director, Asia. He then joined World Vision India, where he contributed as Director of Church Relations and also as Group Director of Public Engagement. Davidar has written a book on the integrity and commitment of the Christian leader - 'Being Made Whole'. He has authored & co-authored several organizational manuals and training modules. After retirement from World Vision India, he currently helps with the building of the body of Christ through churches and mission organizations. He writes articles and broadcasts a daily audio devotional Bible study for interested listeners. He lectures on topics related to Leadership and Integrity of the Christian leader and facilitates sessions on the mission of the local church. He mentors leaders, in their walk with the Lord. Valentine Davidar and his wife Rita, are from Padappai, Chennai, where they live on a farm, which serves as a place for retreats, camps and for counselling. They are blessed with two married daughters. His email address is:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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DATES

Western Conferences 

Los Angeles 

The OFUESI Conference will be held on July 7th, 2018 - Speaker: Dr. A.K. Lama

San Jose

The OFUESI Conference will be held on July 14th, 2018 - Speaker: Dr. A.K. Lama

Denver

The OFUESI Conference will be held on July 21st, 2018 - Speaker: Dr. A.K. Lama

 

Southern Conference 

Corpus Christi, TX

The OFUESI Conference will be held on August 3rd-5th, 2018 - Speaker: Bro. Valentine Davidar

 

Southeastern Conference 

South Carolina

The OFUESI Conference will be held on August 11th, 2018 - Speaker: Bro. Valentine Davidar

Atlanta, GA

The OFUESI Conference will be held on August 18th, 2018 - Speaker: Bro. Valentine Davidar

 

Midsouth Conference 

Bentonville, AR

The OFUESI Conference will be held on August 25th, 2018 - Speaker: Bro. Valentine Davidar

 

Midwest Conference 

The OFUESI Conference will be held on August 31st-September 2nd, 2018 - Speaker: Bro. Valentine Davidar

 

Eastern Conference 

The OFUESI Conference will be held on September 7th-9th, 2018 - Speaker: Bro. Valentine Davidar