Inauguration of Stephen Tong Chair

September 18, 2011

On Monday, September 12, 2011, The inaugural ceremony was held for The Stephen Tong Chair of Reformed Theology.

Westminster is pleased to announce that Rev. Dr. Jeffrey K. Jue is the first occupant of the Stephen Tong Chair of Reformed Theology.  At the ceremony, Dr. Jue gave the inaugural lecture entitled "The Future of Reformed Theology in the Age of the Global Church."  Afterwards, Dr. Stephen Tong gave the charge.  In his address to the Westminster community, Dr. Tong issued a rallying cry from his heart to challenge all to keep our theology as alive as the risen Savior we serve.

Click here to listen to the entire ceremony.


Participating in the event were, in order:

  • Welcome: Dr. Carl Trueman; Vice President for academic affairs, dean of the faculty, and professor of historical theology and church history.
  • Opening Prayer: Dr. Richard B. Gaffin, Jr.; professor of biblical and systematic theology, emeritus.
  • Greeting: Dr. Benyamin Intan; general secretary of the Reformed Evangelical Church of Indonesia.
  • Scripture Reading: Dr. Lane Tipton; associate professor of systematic theology.
  • Scripture Reading: Dr. David B. Garner; associate professor of systematic theology.
  • Introduction of Dr. Jue: Dr. Julius Kim; associate professor of practical theology, Westminster Seminary California.
  • Inaugural Address: Dr. Jeffrey K. Jue; associate professor of church history.
  • Introduction of Stephen Tong: Dr. Peter Lillback, President of the seminary and professor of historical theology
  • Charge: Dr. Stephen Tong, president of Stephen Tong Evangelistic Ministries International
  • Closing prayer: Dr. William Edgar; professor of apologetics

See Below for a collection of photos from this event

To listen only to Dr. Jue's inaugural lecture, click here.
To listen only to Dr. Tong's charge, click here.