Lumières, Provence, France, 18-22 May 2009

Participants in the CEO conference sightseeing in and around Avignon

Here is the Conference Program for this conference.


CEO 2009
Final List of Participants

Guy Athia                                            
Elisangela (and daughter Li’el) Bernis
Jonathan Bernis                       
David Brickner            
Arlie Francis                                        
Noemi Francis                                     
Herbby Geer                           
Mitch Glaser
Zhava Glaser               
Gary Hedrick                          
Marcia Hedrick                                   
Bodil Heitmann            
Rolf G. Heitmann                     
Ann Hilsden     
Wayne Hilsden
Lawrence Hirsch                     
Louise Hirsch              
Knut Helge Hoyland                            
Kai Kjær-Hansen
Paul Liberman
Bob Mendelsohn                                 
Daniel Nessim             
Deborah Nessim                      
Annemarie Obrist                    
Hanspeter Obrist                     
Inna Pikman                       
Vladimir Pikman                                 
Jean-Paul Rempp                                
Hartmut Renz                       
Jim Sibley
Kathy Jim Sibley                      
Bodil F. Skjøtt         
Avi Snyder                                   
Rob Styler           
Sharon Styler            
Lori Taber                      
Wes Taber                       
Joshua Turnil                                               
David Zadok                     
Ellen Zaretsky
Tuvya Zaretsky     


The CEO Conference in France

The third LCJE CEO conference took place in Lumières,
Provence, France from 18-22 May, 2009. A little over 40
persons gathered to listen and to learn from each other
during sessions in the conference room and outside in
informal conversation. It all happened in a very good
The main topics for the presentations and the
discussions during the three full days were:
“What is at stake? Theology and missiology.”
“Money, recruitment, and training.”
“Means and material for Jewish evangelism.”
Gary Hedrick of Christian Jews Foundation Ministries
conducted the three Bible studies on themes from 1
The decision to have the conference was made in
Lake Balaton in 2007, in connection with the 8th
International LCJE conference.
During the opening session, LCJE's president, Tuvya
Zaretsky, reminded the participants of why we had
“We are here because you, as mission leaders, asked
your ICC to arrange this consultation. We are here to
serve the Lord's plan for Jewish evangelism. We are
here to seek and acquire the Lord's knowledge for the
purposes of Jewish evangelism. We are here to serve
the cause of Jewish evangelism together. And we are
here to share with one another, study together, stimulate
one another, and strategize on a global scope how we
can contribute together to further the mission of Jewish
Let us put the fear of the Lord at the heart of
everything that we are here to do. And let us use this
time to encourage one another to the end that Jewish
people will be saved.”
In this issue of the LCJE Bulletin, we bring some of the
approximately 30 papers and contributions given during
the conference. Most of these can also be found at
LCJE's website (
In July, LCJE AustalAsia held a very successful
conference in Sydney, Australia. In the next issue of the
Bulletin we will have more on that event.

Kai Kjær-Hansen


Click here to link to the Papers.