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Stephen Tong

is the founder and the President of the Stephen Tong Evangelistic Ministries International

About Stephen Tong

In his ministry spanning 62 years, given his start at age17,Dr. Stephen Tong has introduced more than 33million people to Christ.As a world-renowned evangelist, he has preached in Asia, Europe, Australia, North and South America. As an evangelist firmly rooted in Reformed theology, Dr. Tong has influenced 450,000 to become full-time ministers of the Gospel.Hehas guest lectured at many leading theological seminaries in Asia and North America. As an ordained pastor, Dr. Tong is the founder of the Reformed Evangelical Church of Indonesia (RECI), Reformed Institute for Christianity and 21stCentury in Washington DC as well as the International Reformed Evangelical Seminary (IRES) in Jakarta. Holding a Honorary Doctorate from Westminster Theological Seminary, he has written 75 books, including "Theology of Evangelism" and "Culture and the Fall".

Dr. Tong is also the founder and the President of the Stephen Tong Evangelistic Ministries International (STEMI) which has established offices in the US, Europe, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Taipei. He is a member of the International Consultants of the Lausanne Committee of World Evangelizationand has been a main speaker at the general assembly of the World Reformed Fellowship in Johannesburg 2006, Second Lausanne Congress in 1989, International Prayer Assembly in Seoul 1984and as the Seminar Leader in Amsterdam 1988 (sponsored by Billy Graham Association). Fulfilling the Cultural Mandate, he designed and built Aula Simfonia Jakarta, a concert hall with 1227 seats that is considered as one on the best acoustic concert halls in the world. He also established Sofilia Fine Art Center, a museum of many Western and Eastern art collections. He is also the founder of Calvin Christian School and Calvin Institute of Technology, as well as Reformed Center for Religion and Society.