News: Respecting Sex and Reducing Abortions—What Can Christian Leaders Really Do?
The National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) held their board of directors meeting in Springfield, Mo., at the Assemblies of God Headquarters March 10-11. Through a new initiative, the NAE desired to partner with educational institutions to present educational forums around the country. The NAE asked AGTS to partner with them in developing the first of these forums entitled "Respecting Sex and Reducing Abortions—What Can Christian Leaders Really Do?" The forum was held at AGTS on Friday, March 12, from 9-11:30 am.
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Key note speaker for this event was Dr. Dennis Hollinger, president of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, South Hamilton, Mass. Dr. Hollinger is author of a critically acclaimed new book entitled
The Meaning of Sex: Christian Ethics and the Moral Life. Following Hollinger’s presentation, he was joined by a panel of leaders including Rev. Joe Fuiten, pastor of Cedar Park Church in Bothell, Wash. Pastor Fuiten’s church provides leadership for creative responses to the abortion issue in the Seattle area. Also on the panel was Cindi Boston who serves as director of the Pregnancy Care Center here in Springfield. Her advocacy and leadership in compassionate response to this issue is well-known in the area. Melody Palm, director of the AGTS Counseling Program, served as the fourth panelist.
This jointly sponsored event was free and open to the public.
Thursday, March 25, 2010 11:42 AM