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September 18, 2014

Divorcing Truth From Law

Divorcing Truth From Law

Religion News Service reports that a new group known as Evangelicals for Marriage Equality has just launched and aims to collect signatures from evangelicals supportive of same-sex marriage. The tone and passion around the issue of civil marriage equality has been changing as more evangelicals are accepting that same-sex marriage will soon be the law of the land. Christians must…

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September 18, 2014

Lives Worth Living

Lives Worth Living

Stories like Linda and Timothy Bannon who were born without arms, Paul Smith who had cerebral palsy and still produced stunning pieces of art, and Joni Eareckson Tada who spend 47 years in a wheelchair reflect one of the clearest truths in all of Scripture: Human beings are created in God’s image, and as such carry equal, inherent value. All…

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September 18, 2014

Parenting Advice From Steve Jobs

Parenting Advice From Steve Jobs

Many would be surprised to hear that the late Steve Jobs, co-founder and CEO of Apple Computers, limited how much technology he allowed his kids to use. In light of new evidence that exposure to electronic devices poses health risks to younger children, parents need to take action. Scripture offers parents the tools to help their kids understand that the…

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September 16, 2014

All in the Family: Architect Comes Home to Help Summit

All in the Family: Architect Comes Home to Help Summit

What happens when the great grandson of the original builder and owner of the Summit Hotel helps Summit embark on the historic renovation of the Summit Hotel? God's grand design is reveled in shaping not only the building's future but Summit's mission to building up young leaders to become culture shapers.

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September 16, 2014

Summit on the Cusp of Tripled Capacity

Summit on the Cusp of Tripled Capacity

To meet the growing need for worldview training throughout the church, Summit is seeking to “lengthen the cords and strengthen the stakes” of its ministry. This includes renovating Summit's antique hotel to winterize it for year-round use and triple its capacity. To finish the renovation project and become a year-round nerve center to teach and mentor both young and old,…

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September 11, 2014

Subculture Breeds Weak Immunity

Subculture Breeds Weak Immunity

Findings from the Public Religion Research Institute suggest that the best way for conservative Evangelical parents to reinforce their values in their kids is to get them out of Evangelical subculture and expose them to unfamiliar people and beliefs. Nazworth of The Christian Post suggests that these counterintuitive findings may tell us a lot about what some have called the…

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September 11, 2014

Truett Cathy, a Modern Henry Heinz

Truett Cathy, a Modern Henry Heinz

Both S. Truett Cathy, founder of Chick-fil-A, and Henry Heinz, who founded the H.J. Heinz Company in 1888, changed the face of the food industry in their day. Cathy's Christian faith, like Heinz’, was the driving force behind his exemplary business practices. But both men will be remembered above all else for their success not as food industry pioneers, but…

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September 11, 2014

From ‘Pro-Choice’ to ‘Pro-Abortion’

From ‘Pro-Choice’ to ‘Pro-Abortion’

The abortion rights movement is undergoing a transformation, and those who value the sanctity of life need to pay close attention. Recently, a slew of articles and rebranding efforts suggest pro-choice leaders have embraced a new and bolder strategy. After a generation of insisting that the government has no place interfering with a woman’s private “healthcare decisions,” major abortion providers…

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September 05, 2014

Dawkins, Down Syndrome, and Dignity

Dawkins, Down Syndrome, and Dignity

Richard Dawkins might be the world’s most outspoken evangelist for atheism. Lately, this Oxford biologist and high priest of doubt seems to only open his mouth to change feet. Dawkins has trained his attention on reproductive ethics. Responding to a woman on Twitter who said she’d have trouble deciding whether to abort a baby diagnosed in utero with Down syndrome,…

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September 04, 2014

Arguing for Polygamy Proves Too Much

Arguing for Polygamy Proves Too Much

If marriage exists in the public square, it must have a definition. The biblical definition, accepted for millennia, is a man and a woman for life. But if marriage can mean anything, it means nothing. That’s why the discrimination argument fails. It doesn’t extend marriage to minority groups. It defines marriage out of existence.

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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 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 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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