The perceived conflict between science and Christianity causes many unchurched people to dispute Scripture and others to leave their faith. Together we will consider the question of creation and evolution to illustrate how to resolve seeming conflicts. Explore how and why science and faith can coexist and how you as a Christian can help dispel controversies with those around you.
Missions in Every Community
When we arrive overseas to serve the Lord, we tend to make ministry plans based on our own culture and experience. Instead we need to collaborate with local, indigenous believers in order to be culturally relevant. Hear how this plays out from an East Asian and American who have successfully partnered overseas.
A specialist in the study of culture discusses collective identity and the role it can play in the growth of the Church. Learn how to connect with people from Middle Eastern cultures and share the gospel in culturally relevant ways.
International student ministry must begin with the end in mind: preparing students to successfully reenter their home country and continue to grow in their faith in Christ. But sensitive and closed countries can present many challenges. We'll discuss step-by-step plans for preparing people to return home, including discipleship topics, in-country connections, and how to communicate safely.
Recognize how we can survive and thrive together peaceably in spite of deep and sometimes irresolvable differences over politics, religion, sexuality, and other important matters.
Athletes have their own culture. They think with specific mindsets, have unique lifestyles, and struggle with their own set of issues. To be invited into their world and speak into their lives, you first must learn their culture and know how the Bible specifically addresses them as athletes.
Christians from various countries are actively, positively engaging with the people of North Korea. Come hear tangible examples and personal stories of Christians serving this nation. We will focus on humanitarian work and business opportunities in particular.
Music continues to have a significant impact on our world. Discover why it’s important to consider cultural principles and norms before attempting to move across cultures musically. Explore practical ways to harness the power of music, “the universal language,” in order to humbly expand God’s kingdom.
What do Martin Luther King Jr., Ronald Reagan, Condoleezza Rice, and Warren Buffet have in common? They were members of fraternities or sororities. Before they were activists, politicians, and CEOs, they were Greek. If you want to influence tomorrow’s leaders, then Greek life may be the best place to start.