The Summit Basecamp series equips youth leaders, pastors, and teachers with a deeper understanding of apologetics and biblical worldview, so you can effectively walk alongside your students in a post-Christian culture. Each three-hour Basecamp event will explore a different relevant topic with speakers who are experts in that area.
Navigating A Technological and Pornified Culture
Are you in competition with technology to connect with your students?
Our next Summit Basecamp in the series will take place on May 9, 2019 at 1-4 P.M. MDT on the topic of technology and pornography.
Many teens suffer from isolation, depression, loneliness, and anxiety. This event will focus on how pornography and the increasing use of technology plays a role in these effects. When students look for community through technology or intimacy and acceptance through pornography they slowly lose their ability to live fully as God intended. We have the opportunity as their mentors and teachers to show them a better way to view ourselves and others and live fully as Christ intended. Learn how to engage with your students in the midst of a technology-dominated culture.
Summit Basecamp will help you feel more equipped, educated, and informed to continue caring for your students.
Dr. Kathy Koch (“cook”), the Founder and President of Celebrate Kids, Inc., based in Fort Worth, TX, has influenced thousands of parents, teachers, and children in 30 countries through keynote messages, seminars, chapels, and other events. Dr. Kathy’s practical, relevant, and results-oriented concepts and engaging, honoring, and humorous speaking style draw enthusiastic raves from children, teens, parents, and educators. Dr. Kathy earned a Ph.D. in reading and educational psychology from Purdue University. Learn more here.
Haley Halverson is the Vice President of Advocacy and Outreach at the National Center on Sexual Exploitation where she develops and executes national campaigns to change policies and raise awareness. Haley regularly speaks and writes on topics including child sexual abuse, sex trafficking, prostitution, sexual objectification, the exploitation of males, and more. Haley graduated from Hillsdale College (summa cum laude) with a double major. During her studies, she studied abroad at Oxford University and held several internships in the DC area. Learn more here.
Session #1: The Power Technology Has Over Us – Dr. Kathy Koch
Q&A – Dr. Kathy Koch
Session #2: Pornography: Defending Human Dignity – Haley Halverson
Q&A – Haley Halverson
Session #3: Navigating Social Media and Community – TBA
Q&A – TBA
Summary Session – Dr. Kathy Koch
If you are a youth leader, pastor, or teacher who is searching for answers about how to come alongside this generation, then this simulcast is for you. If you walk alongside students guiding them to think for themselves as they interact with an ever-changing culture, this event is for you.
Register today to spend an afternoon with Christian leaders who will help you better understand and connect with Gen Z students.
If you have any questions, please call us at 866.SUMMIT3 or contact us here.
Watch Past Basecamps
Summit’s mission is to cultivate rising generations to resolutely champion a biblical worldview. One of the ways we do this is by offering training and resources to you as you walk alongside students. Below you’ll find recordings from past Summit Basecamp events on varies relevant topics.
Truth & Relationship in a Sexually Confused Culture
Same-sex marriage and homosexuality are becoming more prominent, accepted, and normalized within our culture. How has this affected the way your students view sexuality?
Worldview experts John Stonestreet, Dr. Christopher Yuan, and Caleb Kaltenbach will equip you with information and practical strategies for helping students to navigate within a sexually broken culture.
Practical Tools for Equipping Gen Z
Every generation has its ups and downs, but Gen Z is unique—there has never been a generation in America so thoroughly captured by the culture, so thoroughly enmeshed with social media, and so secular in its thinking about the world. How do we develop relationships of grace that do not ignore the truth?
Generation Z experts, Dr. Jeff Myers, Jason Jimenez, and Mike Sherrard will lead you through sessions on relationships, role models, identity, and biblical authority.
Receive Continuing Education Units
Do you need Continuing Education Units? Summit is excited to offer CEUs for Summit Basecamp events from the following organizations: ACSI, AACS, ACTS, ILCS, and FAACS. Each organization will award 3 contact hours to any teacher who views the event. Learn more here.