Roger is Senior Research Associate in Natural Disasters at the Faraday Institute. He holds a PhD in the practical theology of disaster response in the UK, which he gained from the University of Wales, following over thirty years in church pastoral ministry. He runs a consultancy in pastoral care of trauma, and he teaches modules in the pastoral response to trauma at the Wales Evangelical School of Theology.
We may live in a secular, progressive, post-christian world where the pursuit of individual authenticity trumps all. But Jesus still haunts this culture and undermines it in creative ways. Most importantly, He offers meaning to a disenchanted world. In this talk we engage secularism with the relevance of the Gospel.
In contemporary culture any discussion around sexuality can be quite daunting. A very important part of the argument, that is sometimes neglected, is God's design and the meaning of marriage. In this talk we will be engaging the complexities of commitment with the wisdom of God.
Prof. Doug speaks on evangelism like Jesus.
Doug Geivett is a professor in the Talbot Department of Philosophy at Biola University. he teaches courses in areas of epistemology and the philosophy of religion.Doug is the former president of the Evangelical Philosophical Society. He is the author and editor of several books such as Evil and the Evidence for God and co-editor of Contemporary Perspectives on Religious Epistemology.
Spiritual direction, like our spiritual formation, applies to the sum total of our lives. If we do not seek it in all of our affairs, we might as well not seek it. For we are all on a journey, and every day we make choices that determine the destiny of our journey. The purpose of spiritual direction is to assist us in recognizing our blind-spots and weaknesses; to assist us in our growth and pursuit of the Living God.
When Jesus of Nazareth died on the cross, no one thought he was a hero. Nobody said that his death was a wonderful victory, a true martyrdom. But something happened that afternoon because at six o'clock the Friday night, the world was a different place. In this talk, we discuss the radical implication of Easter Weekend.