Individual and corporate confession and repentance occur consistently in Scripture, as do advocacy and redemptive justice. But today following Jesus and resisting our cultural temptations seems elusive, even opposed in the world and the Church. So what does prayerful resistance look like? We believe it begins with confession and repentance.
We want the world to recognize us as the children of God, a beautiful community living in harmony. Yet people so often call us by other names. Come learn how to practice biblical peacemaking as a transformative force in our own discipleship and embrace prophetic peacemaking as an indispensable form of gospel witness.
How do we live out our Christian faith when faced with the dual challenges of ensuring the world has enough to eat while not destroying our fragile planet? Would Jesus’ priority be to feed the hungry or save the planet? Come discover answers together.
While people in power have been covering up sexual abuse for millennia, the Bible boldly records the tragic stories of Sarah, Hagar, two Tamars, and Bathsheba. As we examine these stories, we will discover how God shows mercy not only to victims but also to perpetrators of sexual abuse.
Is peace in the Middle East possible? We know that it is when we embrace biblical peace and justice instead of the world’s versions. Hear from those who helped develop a global partnership built on deep respect and long-lasting relationships.
The needs and challenges facing our communities are immense; however, the opportunities and signs of hope are just as present. We will look at holistic community health and how we can become agents of our own well-being and restoration—vital components to transformation and community-based healing.
The ancient Near East did not separate life the way some of us do in the West. Together we will examine what it looks like to follow a savior who overturned political, economic, social, and religious tables. We will consider the justice of the kingdom and how it differs from worldly justice.
Before you pack your bags to save the world, take some time to consider the impact of your voice and social location on how you engage with your home, the gospel, and missions. We will explore questions of civic engagement, using Moses and Esther as our guiding framework.
Jesus is a person of resistance in his vision, life, death, and resurrection. See how activism can be one of the most effective forms of witness and discipleship in our time. We will learn how to organize groups of Christian students on campus and in our communities.
Come hear from an experienced missionary how to seek environmental justice and create lasting change in communities that need it the most. We will explore how caring for God’s creation goes hand in hand with improving communities around the world.