General Superintendent Jerry D. Porter, who was assisted by his wife, Toni, missionary Erica Contrarez, Olivet Nazarene University Professor Simone Twibell, and Global SDMI Director Woodie Stevens, spoke on the theme of "One Hope" at the Saturday evening service.
The Global Sunday School and Discipleship Ministries International Council voted to nominate Milon Patwary as the SDMI representative to the General Board.
Global Mission Director Dr. Verne Ward told the 2015 Africa Regional Convention that the church's goal is for there to be zero people groups who do not have a Christian witness among them.
“We cannot get comfortable right where we are," he said. "We have to identify with those who are unreached."