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2021 Teleios Society Forum Agenda
(CST)

Thursday, March 4

9:00 am – 9:15am | Welcome / Introduction

9:15am – 10:30am | Dr. G. Steve Kinnard – Introduction to Biblical Justice

10:30am – 10:45am | Break

10:45am -12:00pm | Suzette Lewis – Entertaining Angels: Embracing Community Justice

12:00pm – 2:00pm | Lunch

2:00pm – 3:15pm | James Becknell – The Biblical Lament and a Personal Account of Racialized Trauma

3:15pm – 6:00pm | Expo Booths Open

6:00pm – 7:00pm | Dr. D. Newell Williams – A Disciples of Christ View of Communion and Justice

7:00pm – 7:15pm | Break

7:15pm – 8:30pm | Dr. Jamila Michener – A Spiritual Perspective on Racism, Poverty, and Inequity

8:30pm – 8:40pm | Dr. G. Steve Kinnard – Closing Announcements

Friday, March 5

9:00am – 9:15am | Welcome / Introduction

9:15am – 10:15am | Dr. Ben Barnett – Breaking the Silence: Courageous Conversations about Race and Reconciliation in the Local Church

10:15am – 10:30am | Break

10:30am – 11:30am | Robert Carrillo – A Theology of Poverty

11:30am – 11:45am | Break

11:45am – 12:45pm | Panel on Teaching Ministry – Ed Anton, Tammy Fleming, Dave Hooper, & Rafael Lua

12:45pm – 1:00pm | Break

1:00pm – 1:10pm | Class Breakout Intro

1:10pm – 2:00pm | Breakout Classes

  • Deb Anton: Jesus and Women
  • Emmanuel Emeh & Paul Smith: Building a Continental Teachers Group; The African Experience
  • Tanner Versage: Characterization as a Catalyst of Theme in the Gospel of Mark
  • Dr. Courtney A. Bailey: Imperialism as Injustice: Exploring Paul’s Subversive Subtext in the Pastorals
  • Gordon Ferguson: Black Tax and White Benefits
  • Rolayo Ogbonnaya: Personal Renewal in God through Solitude, Meditation and Rest
  • Thomas Paresi: The Cultural Context of the Creation Story
  • Ayhanna Booker: In His Image: spiritual disciplines as a vehicle for sanctification and transformation
  • Gabriel Santos: Culture, Race, and the Now-Time of the Spirit
  • Andy Fleming: The Myth of a Christian Nation
  • Kyle Spears: Racialized Trauma: Core Issues

2:00pm – 2:15pm | Break

2:15pm – 2:25pm | Class Breakout Intro

2:25pm – 3:15pm | Breakout Classes

  • Tammy Fleming: Fear No Evil
  • Carlos Santos: Making Sense of Suffering
  • Richard Rodriguez: How American Slavery Violates the Scriptures
  • Dr. Andrew K. Boakye: There is Neither Jew nor Greek: The Church, The Gospel and the Question of Race
  • Jennifer Becknell: Curiosity may have killed the cat but it can help you resolve conflict
  • Malcolm & Penny Cox: Ecology, theology and a vision for kingdom justice
  • Michael Burns: The Forgotten Element of Unity: The Role of Cultural Humility in Diverse Churches
  • Arturo Elizarraras: To Die is to Gain
  • Gregg Marutzky: Justice in Leadership: An Inclusive Model
  • Sherie Gayle: Justice for Dry Trees: Barrenness, Single-hood, and Other Foreign Bodies in the Body of Christ

3:15pm – 3:30pm | Break

3:30pm – 3:40pm | Class Breakout Intro

3:40pm – 4:30pm | Breakout Classes

  • Kay McKean: City Set on a Hill
  • Matina Montes: Toledot Reimagined in the 21st Century: Adolescent Spiritual Formation
  • Vince Hawkins & Bill Moulden: Lifelong Learning for Ministry
  • Todd Asaad: Building Deep: The value of an educated staff
  • Dr. Dyron Daughrity PhD & Rafael Lua MRE: Still Rising: A Global Report on Christianity’s changing Demographic
  • Jeanie Shaw: The View from Our Windows: Presuppositions and Interpretation
  • Douglas Jacoby: Justice and Judgment: The Scream of the Prophet Amos
  • Joey Harris: Paul and Slavery: The Challenge of Biblical Justice in a Non-Christian World
  • Rolan Monje: Justice with the Covenant of Israel

4:30pm – 4:40pm | Wade Cook – Live Announcement

4:40pm – 6:00pm | Dinner Break – Expo Booths Open

6:00pm – 6:45pm | Dr. Ted Williams – A Dramatic Performance

6:45pm – 7:00pm |  Break

7:00pm – 8:30pm | Fred Gray – “An Evening with Fred Gray”

8:30pm – 8:40pm | Dr. G. Steve Kinnard – Closing Comments

8:40pm – 9:00pm | Dr. Ted Williams – After the Dream

Saturday, March 6

9:00am – 9:15am | Welcome / Introduction

9:15am – 10:15 am | Dr. Richard Hughes – Escaping the Web of White Supremacy: A Crucial Task for Christians

10:15am – 10:30am | Break

10:30am – 11:30am | Dr. Jennifer Konzen – Empathy in the Midst

11:35am – 11:45am | Break

12:00pm – 12:45pm | “Teleios Society Lunch” Holistic Christian Spirituality”

1:00pm – 2:00pm | Dr. Dan Rodriguez – Did Jesus have a Green Card?

2:00pm – 2:15pm | Break

2:15pm – 3:15pm | Linda Biehl – A Long Walk to Truth and Reconciliation – The Story of Amy Biehl and Family following her death in South Africa

3:15pm – 3:30pm | Break

3:30pm – 4:30pm | Dr. Jerry Taylor – Justice in the Stone Campbell Movement

4:30pm – 5:00pm | James Becknell, Suzette Lewis, Dr. G. Steve Kinnard & David Pocta – Roundtable / Q&A

SATURDAY PANELS

12:00pm – 1:00pm | “Teleios Society Lunch” Holistic Christian Spirituality”

4:30pm – 5:00pm | Roundtable/Q&A

 

 

FRIDAY BREAKOUT CLASSES

FRIDAY | 1:10pm - 2:00pm 11 Breakout Zoom Classes
Deb Anton: Jesus and Women
Emmanual Emeh and Paul Smith: Building a Continental Teachers Group; The African Experience
Tanner Versage: Characterization as a Catalyst of Theme in the Gospel of Mark
Dr. Courtney A. Bailey: Imperialism as Injustice: Exploring Paul's Subversive Subtext in Pastorals
Gordon Ferguson: Black Tax and White Benefits
Rolayo Ogbonnaya: Personal Renewal in God through Solitude, Meditation and Rest
Thomas Paresi: The Cultural Context of the Creation Story
Ayhanna Booker: In His Image: spiritual disciplines as a vehicle for sanctification and transformation
Gabriel Santos: Culture, Race, and the Now-Time of the Spirit
Andy Fleming: The Myth of a Christian Nation
Kyle Spears: Racialized Trauma: Core Issues
FRIDAY | 2:25pm - 3:15pm 10 Breakout Zoom Classes
Tammy Fleming: Fear No Evil
Carlos Santos: Making Sense of Suffering
Richard Rodriguez: How American Slavery Violates the Scriptures
Dr. Andrew K. Boakye: There is Neither Jew nor Greek: The Church, The Gospel and the Question of Race
Jennifer Becknell: Curiosity may have killed the cat but it can help you resolve conflict
Malcolm & Penny Cox: Ecology, theology and a vision for kingdom justice
Michael Burns: The Forgotten Element of Unity: The Role of Cultural Humility in Diverse Churches
Arturo Elizarraras: To Die is to Gain
Gregg Marutzky: Justice in Leadership: An Inclusive Model
Sherie Gayle: Justice for Dry Trees: Barrenness, Single-hood, and Other Foreign Bodies in the Body of Christ
FRIDAY | 3:40pm - 4:20pm 9 Breakout Zoom Classes
Kay McKean: City Set on a Hill
Matina Montes: Toledot Reimagined in the 21st Century: Adolescent Spiritual Formation
Vince Hawkins & Bill Moulden: Lifelong Learning for Ministry
Todd Asaad: Building Deep: The value of an educated staff
Dyron Daughrity phD & Rafael Lua MRE: Still Rising: A Global Report on Christianity’s changing Demographic
Jeanie Shaw: The View from Our Windows: Presuppositions and Interpretation
Douglas Jacoby: Justice and Judgment: The Scream of the Prophet Amos
Joey Harris: Paul and Slavery: The Challenge of Biblical Justice in a Non-Christian World
Rolan Monje: Justice with the Covenant of Israel
OUR SPONSORS
The ICOC Teachers Service Team EQUIPPING THE SAINTS FOR WORKS OF MINISTRY
The Teleios Society Teleios: Grk. mature, whole, complete, perfect.
Fred Gray, Esq. Civil Rights Attorney
The Tuskegee Human and Civil Rights Multicultural Center We want to share our stories of Tuskegee, Alabama's remarkable history, along with the multicultural
Teleios Journal A Journal to Promote Holistic Christian Spirituality
The Disciples Center for Education Supporting Special Scholarships, Distinctive Papers, and an Academic Journal
The Antelope Valley Church Whether at home or in person, church is essential.
RENEW.org Renewing the Teachings of Jesus to Fuel Disciple Making
EXPO BOOTHS
The King Jesus Translation (KJT) Translated by G. Steve Kinnard A New Translation of the Greek New Testament
The Konzen Center for Wellness The Center for Sexuality at the Konzen Center for Wellness
Teleios Society / Teleios Journal
Strength in Weakness Bridge the gap between the Christian community and the LGBTQ community through awareness, education,
Illumination Publishers We are committed to producing the very best in Christian writing and audio teaching.
Rocky Mountain School of Ministry School of Ministry and Theology
Harding School of Theology HST challenges Christian leaders to develop deeper faith in God and higher standards of ministry.
Rochester University Believe. Belong. Become.

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