Presenter: Mike Clawson
What if religious people saw the “Spiritual But Not Religious” phenomenon not as a threat, but as an opportunity to learn and grow? Come to this interactive workshop as we uncover the important insights and valuable critiques this growing demographic has to offer the church today.
Registration fee: $60 (lunch included)
Qualifies for .8 units of continuing education.
Recommended for pastors, educators, church leaders
Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Service
Date: Tuesday - February 17, 2015
Time: 11:10 AM
Location: Shelton Chapel
Our preacher for this service will be Dr. Larry L. Earvin, President of Huston-Tillotson University, and the Huston-Tillotson University Choir will be singing. Afterward, the Seminary community is invited to join together for lunch in Stotts Hall with Dr. Earvin and members of the Huston-Tillotson Choir, and invited guest.
Presenter: The Reverend Dr. Paul Hooker
Many communions turn for theological grounding not only to Scripture but also to confessional statements that arise from previous eras. Many of these statements reflect cultural assumptions that may not apply in the 21st century Church. What is the role these confessional statements play—or should play—in the process of deciding controversial issues before the life of the Church? As the Church faces issues of sexuality and morality, do these confessional statements help or hinder?