At the conference Prof. Dr. Henk de Roest will give a keynote speech on “Transforming into Missional Communities. The Response of Local Churches in The Netherlands to a Changing Religious Landscape”.
Since 2012, Prof. Dr. Henk de Roest is professor of Practical Theology at the Protestant Theological University (Groningen, the Netherlands). He studied philosophy of religion and practical theology at Leiden University. Till 1999 he served as minister for the Dutch Reformed Church. In 1998 he completed his thesis on “Communicative ldentity. Jürgen Habermas’ Perspectives of Discourse as a Support for Practical Theology” at the University of Leiden.