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August 18, 2014

We’re Hiring! Apply for the Accounting Operations Support Position

We’re Hiring! Apply for the Accounting Operations Support Position

Summit is hiring for a full-time Accounting Operations Support position. This position is responsible for the administration of payroll and financial data. The accounting operations support person will assist the Director of Finance and Administration and provide administrative support to the Summit Finance and Administration team.

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August 22, 2014

Former Soldier Now Enters the Battlefield of the Mind

Former Soldier Now Enters the Battlefield of the Mind

After five years on active duty in the Marine Corps, Summit alumnus Tim Khan attended a Summit conference and Summit Semester and realized no other boot camp could prepare him better than Summit boot camp--the boot camp for the heart and the mind. Summit has supplanted a culture of death with a culture of life and given him renewed hope…

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August 22, 2014

Sexual Brokenness, Part 2: How Can the Church Express the Truth About Sexuality in a Loving Way?

Sexual Brokenness, Part 2: How Can the Church Express the Truth About Sexuality in a Loving Way?

Read an excerpt from a new book by Summit instructors John Stonestreet and Sean McDowell 'Same-Sex Marriage: A Thoughtful Approach to God’s Design for Marriage.' This excerpt discusses how to answer some of the tough questions that come up about the issue of same-sex marriage.

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August 11, 2014

From Summit to Christianity Today—Young Leaders Honored

From Summit to Christianity Today—Young Leaders Honored

Ever wonder what kind of national impact Summit makes? Ask Christianity Today. A July Christianity Today cover story, "33 Under 33," profiled influential millennials under 33 years of age. A strong Summit tie exists throughout the list: of the 33 profiled individuals, five are Summit alumni or faculty. "For this story, CT set out to find young believers who we…

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August 07, 2014

Only a Few Spots Open for Summit Semester

Only a Few Spots Open for Summit Semester

Apply today for Fall 2014 Summit Semester. Summit Semester at Snow Wolf Lodge in Pagosa Springs, Colorado helps prepare students for the challenges they face at university while motivating them to be influential leaders by shaping the ideas of culture for the glory of God and good of society.

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August 01, 2014

The ‘Gay Marriage’ Tsunami

The ‘Gay Marriage’ Tsunami

John Stonestreet discusses his new book 'Same-Sex Marriage: A Thoughtful Approach to God’s Design for Marriage' he co-authored with Sean McDowell. Like a tsunami, so-called gay marriage has swept aside just about every obstacle in its path, creating a very different cultural landscape than even seemed possible a few decades ago.

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July 28, 2014

What Will Your Summit Story Be?

What Will Your Summit Story Be?

Watch Carrie's Summit story and read student blogs to hear how integral it is to encourage students to think and live faithfully. Register a young adult today for Session 7--There are only a few available spots!

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July 08, 2014

A Response to ‘God and the Gay Christian’

A Response to ‘God and the Gay Christian’

Matthew Vines’ book "God and the Gay Christian", and the movement it represents, is a direct confrontation to the church’s traditional understanding of marriage. If the book falls into the hands of uninformed Christians, who are liable to succumb to cultural pressures and adopt the sexual standards of a secular world, then the rising generation of evangelicals may lose sight…

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June 30, 2014

Victory for Hobby Lobby in its Refusal to Provide Abortifacient Drugs

Victory for Hobby Lobby in its Refusal to Provide Abortifacient Drugs

Hobby Lobby has received a victory from the Supreme Court today in its refusal to provide abortifacient drugs as it was required to do in the ObamaCare law. Summit was pleased to join 23 other ministries, such as Compassion International, Young Life, and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, in an amicus brief filed with the Supreme Court opposing the contraception…

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June 19, 2014

Islamist Groups Terrorize in the Name of Allah: Is the Misuse of God’s Name the Greatest Sin?

Islamist Groups Terrorize in the Name of Allah: Is the Misuse of God’s Name the Greatest Sin?

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is on the move, threatening to subdue Baghdad after seizing Fallujah, Mosul, and a host of other territories in the region. ISIS and other Islamic terrorist organizations, whose violent exploits have saturated news coverage this week, are fueled by a desire to overthrow governments not based on Sharia law and to establish…

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June 13, 2014

Substantial Revision Strengthens Understanding the Times Curriculum

Substantial Revision Strengthens Understanding the Times Curriculum

Understanding the Times, Summit’s classic invitation to the study of worldviews, is the ultimate guided tour to life’s most important questions. The digital, sequential, discussion-based curriculum introduces compelling and helpful ways to think about the world in which we live. The curriculum, which has just been revised in order to reflect the most up-to-date arguments, is designed to launch discussions…

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June 12, 2014

Swapping Slenderman for Aslan: Why We Must Surround Our Children With Good Stories

Swapping Slenderman for Aslan: Why We Must Surround Our Children With Good Stories

There are stories of valor and there are stories of ghoulish depravity. What kind of story do you think led two 12-year old girls to attack a friend, stab her 19 times, and leave her bloodied - unable to walk - in a nearby park? With ruthless ferocity, the two middle school students set out to kill their friend in…

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June 05, 2014

Reconciling With Reality: How to Bring Healing to the Transgender Community

Reconciling With Reality: How to Bring Healing to the Transgender Community

Time Magazine has placed Laverne Cox, a transgender woman who stars in the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black, on its June 9 cover with the headline: "The Transgender Tipping Point: America's next civil rights frontier." Transgender advocates are promoting their worldview in media outlets that reach millions of U.S. households. How might Christians be able to respond to…

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June 05, 2014

A Response to ‘God and the Gay Christian: The Biblical Case in Support of Same-Sex Relationships’

A Response to ‘God and the Gay Christian: The Biblical Case in Support of Same-Sex Relationships’

In God and the Gay Christian, Matthew Vines, a 24-year-old Harvard graduate, uses Scripture as the basis for his assertion that "same-sex orientation is consistent with God's image." His thesis is that "Christians who affirm the authority of Scripture can also affirm committed, monogamous same-sex relationships." The mission of the Reformation Project, which Vines launched in 2013, is to change…

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May 29, 2014

Summit Alumna Works to Empower and Inspire Culture-Shapers

Summit Alumna Works to Empower and Inspire Culture-Shapers

Two words come to mind when Kirsten Gillson thinks of her Summit experience: “informative” and “inspiring.” While she was attending her first summer conference, Kirsten realized that she could not remain idle — a passive recipient of the truths being expressed hour after hour by the nation’s top Christian thinkers. So for the next four consecutive summers — which she…

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