Symposium: “Christian Life in a Secular Age, Re- Enchanting Discipleship

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SouthRidge Fellowship Church
22756 48 Ave.
Langley, BC

ACTS Seminary Presents, Symposium: “Re-Enchanting Discipleship: Christian Life in a Secular Age”, with Special Guest, James K.A. Smith.

All are invited to attend this lecture, see registration information for details.

Discover the nuances of this present secular society and the implications for faith and church. Through this conference, you will gain a deeper understanding of the underlying direction of this generation and how to impact this culture for Christ.

James K. A. Smith is professor of philosophy at Calvin College, where he holds the Gary and Henrietta Byker Chair in Applied Reformed Theology and Worldview. Trained as a philosopher with a focus on contemporary French thought, Smith has expanded on that scholarly platform to become an engaged public intellectual and cultural critic. An award-winning author and widely traveled speaker, he has emerged as a thought leader with a unique gift of translation, building bridges between the academy, society, and the church.

The author of a number of influential books, Smith also regularly writes for magazines and newspapers such as the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Slate, First Things, Christianity Today, Books & Culture, and The Hedgehog Review. He serves as editor-in-chief of Comment magazine.

Workshops by Hans Boersma, PhD, J.I. Packer Professor of Theology. Paul Chamberlain, PhD, Director of the Institute for Christian Apologetics, Associate Professor of Apologetics at ACTS Seminaries. Bruce Guenther, PhD, Professor of Church History and Mennonite Studies, Associate Dean of MB Seminary. Grant Havers, PhD,. Professor of Philosophy and Political Studies.

Students receive a discounted rate