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If you would like to have Fr. Daniel come and speak to your parish, group or organization, please contact us with some brief information related to your event, such as time/date, place, etc. We’ll be sure to get back to you quickly!

Credentials

If your group or parish would like to know more about Fr. Daniel, his life and testimony, you can learn more by visiting his biography page on this site.

For a listing of his scholastic and experiential credentials, please download his Curriculum Vitae (.pdf).

Topics

Listed below are several topics on which Fr Daniel can give presentations or lectures:

Personal Testimony

  • Growing up Muslim in Indonesia
  • How the Qur’an pointed me to Christ
  • My experience in the Charismatic Protestant movement
  • My continuing search for the authentic New Testament Church
  • Discovering Orthodoxy at a Protestant Seminary
  • An Orthodox Education: Seminary, travel, and ordination

Comparative Religions
Understanding their origins, history, sources of authority, their theology, practices, growth and impact, their organizational structure, and comparing them with Orthodox Christian beliefs and practices.

  • Hinduism
  • Buddhism
  • Judaism
  • Taoism and Confucianism
  • Protestantism and Roman Catholicism
  • Traditional Religions
  • The Cults: Jehovah’s Witnesses, Mormonism, Christian Science, Hari Khrishna Movement, etc

GOI: The Orthodox Church of Indonesia

  • Beginning with One
  • Evangelism Methods
  • The Formation of an Evangelistic Foundation
  • Translations and Enculturation
  • Needs and Challenges
  • Growth in Leadership

The Bible

  • Understanding the Bible: Its Origin, History, Contents, and Interpretation
  • Introduction to the Bible
  • The Bible and Tradition
  • Reading and Meditating on the Bible
  • Bible Study
  • Methods of Interpretation for Personal Study

Islam and Orthodox Christianity

  • The history of Islam, and its relationship to the The Orthodox Church
  • Teachings of Islam compared to the teachings of the Orthodox Church
  • The Life of Muhammad,
  • The Sources of Islam,
  • Understanding the Qur’an,
  • Basic Islamic Beliefs
  • Islam and the Doctrine of the Trinity
  • Islam and the Divinity of Christ
  • Salvation in Orthodox Christianity and Islam,
  • The Place of Mary in Islamic Teaching
  • Understanding Sunnah and Hadith (The Tradition and Sayings of the Prophet)
  • Jihad
  • Sharia Law and the Islamic Agenda

Missions

  • The Theology of Missions
  • History of Orthodox Missions
  • The Liturgical Foundation for Missions
  • Preparation for Mission
  • Missions and Culture
  • Missions and Financial Needs
  • Missions and Indigenization

Orthodox Christianity

  • History of the Orthodox Church
  • Orthodox Spirituality
  • Life after Death
  • Repentance
  • Prayer Life
  • Fasting
  • The Doctrine of the Trinity
  • The Doctrine of Salvation
  • The Divinity of Christ
  • The Works of the Holy Spirit
  • The Tasks of the Laity
  • Tithing and Alms
  • The Practice of Love
  • Orthodox Worship and the Old Testament