All are welcome as we search together for shalom, examining racial justice from a Christian perspective through monthly readings and discussions.
Join Rick Mattson and grad students currently active in evangelism for a four-week series of stand-alone (but related) sessions, each lasting an hour. Topics include Evangelism Renewal, a Theology of Evangelism, the Five Thresholds, Conversation Skills, and Sharing Your Faith Story. Format: presentations followed by discussion.
Join us for a faculty-led 4-week virtual course for faculty - Why Does "Blackness" Matter?: The socio-historical context of racism in America. We’re hoping this course will offer faculty from diverse religious and secular perspectives a space to explore these important questions about race in America. We welcome you to invite faculty colleagues from your university or field to attend this course with you. This is a great opportunity to learn together each Thursday from Jan 28 - Feb 18.
A two-part webinar about holding on to hope, with Dr. Gordon Smith of Ambrose University and an afternoon session with Hakon and Karen Olness, missionaries and survivors of prison camp in China.
Equiping and encouraging Christian MBA students and graduates to live out their faith in Jesus through their work in business.
This conference is co-hosted by InterVarsity’s GFM Pacific Area and Faculty Commons and organized and run by local faculty and staff.
Come out of busyness into God’s rest. This conference welcomes faculty, graduate students, spouses, and families to engage in a wide variety of seminars and workshops in addition to enjoying a generous amount of leisure time. Come and disconnect from the world’s chaos, be restored, and meet God in the beauty of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
Due to the pandemic caused by COVID-19 and all of the ripple effects, we have decided to cancel the Blue Ridge Faculty Conference for 2020. We have come to this decision after much thought and prayer. We hope for and are planning for a Blue Ridge Faculty Conference in 2021 with the same speakers and at the same beautiful retreat center.
As university faculty and staff, you contribute to God’s kingdom in unique ways. But our experience as Christians in the academy can be a lonely one. Join us online for a virtual Faculty Conference and connect with colleagues despite the pandemic. We will worship, pray, network, explore our vocational calling, and engage in conversations of importance to your life, work, and much more!
In lieu of our in-person, 3-day conference for 2020, we hosted four monthly Faculty Events online this summer around the timely theme: Teach us to number our days: reconciling the finite with the infinite in conversations with Kyle and Lydia Dugdale, a scripture study of Psalm 90, and an online session about prayer.