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Title: Taiwan Alliance Theological Seminary

Taiwan Alliance Theological Seminary
Him we proclaim, warning every man and teaching
every man in all wisdom, that we may present
every man mature in Christ. (Colossians 128)
  • Rev. Roger Hu
  • Acting President
  • 9/1/2005

TATC Founding History
  • January, 1982 - Taiwan CMA cooperated with the
    CMA to prepare a foundation for the college.
  • July, 1985 - the Boards of Trustees adopted the
    vision Stewardship in 2 Timothy 215.
  • 1987 - Bachelor of Theology was officially
    launched as the major academic program.
  • November, 1988 -Joined ?????????(TATS)
  • October, 1998 Added the Post Bachelor Study
    Dept. and three degrees in Master Ministry,
    Diploma in Theology, Diploma in Christian
  • Prior Presidents???????????????????????????

  • To complement the CMAs global vision by
    providing theological studies that fit the
    academic needs, as well as regional missionary
    needs, of the Greater China area.
  • To serve as the key institution in Taiwan to
    fulfill the CMAs academic and missionary
    initiatives, through publications, lectures,
    workshops etc. for the universal Christian
  • Synergy with overseas CMA churches in training
    and service for specialized missionary
    ministries, such as a Muslim Missionary Center.

  • Integration of both biblical and theological
    curriculums, also through intercultural studies
    and faculties.
  • Instill practical methodology in preaching,
    internships, counseling, Christian formation and
    discipleship, worship and church administrative
    training for the strengthening of the students
    calling and ministry competence.

Near-term Goal (1-2 years)
  • To find a suitable location.
  • Strengthen the faculty.
  • To enrich the library collection.
  • To enhance church and school relations.
  • Depend on God in fund raising.
  • Deepen the proper use and review of the budget
    and expense.

  • To locate a suitable building for teaching and
    learning in order to cement the students faith,
    learning and spiritual transformation.

Strengthen the faculty
  • Recruit one resident faculty for the beginning of
    2006 and two for the fourth quarter of 2006.
  • Strengthen the contributing faculty.

Enrich the library collection
  • Increase the 2005 total budget by NT150,000 to
    achieve the following
  • By the end of 2006, the collection will be
    increased from 5,000 to 6,000 volumes.
  • To subscribe to ten Chinese/English journals in
    theological studies.
  • A part-time librarian will head and maintain this

Church relations
  • Continuing education programs allow pastors in
    ministry to have
  • Curriculum advisory, custom-made lesson plan
  • Mentoring and lecturing to compete in the rapidly
    changing world and be able to stay current in
    his/her ministry skills.
  • Extended education programs provide for practical
    theological education within the local church
    context for believers to assist and serve the
    local faith-community.
  • Collaborate with non-denominational churches to
    train and prepare the students to serve as
    socially relevant professionals.

Fund raising
  • Domestically
  • through TATC Vision Day at all 26 CMA churches
    in Taiwan, expected to see 20 increased.
  • Support rate increased 10
  • Overseas
  • Enhance alumni relations
  • All CMA Chinese churches
  • Estimated 20 increase per year

  • Jan-July 2005 total

Long-term Goal(10-15 years)
  • Inter-denominational collaboration
  • By sharing the same vision, TATC can collaborate
    with different denominational churches in
    synergizing the teaching resources and missionary
    enterprises to Mainland China.
  • Nourishing ministry professions
  • By balancing theological education and achieving
    TATCs long term commitment to producing
    missionaries, plan to move from Taipei metro
  • Budgeting
  • Increase expenses annually based on the strategic
    development of TATC
  • Plus to enhance the faculty is a healthy
    long-term goal, the expense ratio of
    administrative use faulty will be switched to
    64, instead of 46

Gods purpose to TATC
  • Through the founding history of TATC,
  • Pioneer period parent period
    partner period
  • However, God will not only be satisfied with it.
    He wants us to have the participant period,
    depending upon his grace entirely.
  • Its time to work with God to participate in His
    purpose to see TATC serving His Kingdom.

Support us
  • By encouraging your congregations to learn more
    about what TATC can do for them
  • Show your support by supplying an internship for
    our students
  • Regularly give offerings to TATC
  • For more info, please contact Communication
    officer Victoria Wang at wangvictoria_at_msn.com
  • Or contact TATC at tatc_at_seed.net.tw
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