Faith for Life
What is Critical Race Theory? Is it good, bad, or both? Is it misunderstood? Is it biblical? And, most importantly, what can we learn about race, justice, and unity from Scripture?
Join Lucas Miles, Jannique Stewart, and Dr. Jeff Myers as they walk us through these issues from a Christian worldview. If you aren’t sure how to discuss this complicated issue with your students, plan to attend this timely event.
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Dr. Jeff Myers is president of Summit Ministries. As an educator and entrepreneur, Dr. Myers has become one of America’s most respected authorities on youth leadership development. Focus on the Family founder James Dobson referred to him as “a very gifted and inspirational leader.” Evangelist Josh McDowell called him “a man who is 100% sold out to preparing the next generation to reflect the character of Christ in the culture.” Through his speaking engagements and media appearances Dr. Myers has become a fresh voice offering humor and insight from a Christian worldview. He is the author of 14 books, including the Understanding the Faith, Understanding the Times, and Understanding the Culture textbooks which have been studied by tens of thousands of students.
Jason Jimenez is the founder of STAND STRONG Ministries. He is a worldview expert that specializes in cultural, philosophical, theological, and religious issues. Jason is also a best-selling author of several books: The Raging War of Ideas: How to Take Back Our Faith, Family, and Country, co-authored The Official Study Guide to I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist, The Bible’s Answers to 100 of Life’s Biggest Questions with Dr. Norman Geisler, and co-authored Stand Strong America: Courage, Freedom & Hope for Tomorrow, Abandoned Faith: Why Millennials Are Walking Away and How You Can Lead Them Home, and Stand Strong in Your Faith.
Jannique Stewart was born and raised in Europe and after her family moved to the United States for her high school years, She competed for an Illinois State Title in a National Pageant and chose two issues that she felt most passionate about: Abortion and the sexualization of teens. After winning her first title at the age of 15, Jannique began speaking in schools and churches on topics including Raising up a Pro-life Generation and Sexual Integrity—The New Sex Revolution. In 2010, Jannique became the Center Director for First Care’s Boca Raton Pregnancy Care Center, leading a team of women to provide counseling and ultrasounds to women faced with unplanned pregnancies and financial hardship. In 2011, she founded Love Protects, a ministry focused on biblical sexuality.
Lucas Miles is a trusted voice in the American church who has consistently addressed some of the most challenging topics in theology, politics, and culture. He is the host of Edifi’s award-winning The Lucas Miles Show and a co-host of The Church Boys podcast, where he has interviewed some of the biggest names in media such as Mario Lopez, Jim Cavaziel, Kathie Lee Gifford, Candace Bure, Charlie Kirk, and Sean Hannity. Lucas and his work have been featured in books and on TV and radio programs, as well as syndicated in articles across both political and religious news outlets, such as The Blaze, Faithwire, Fox News, The Washington Times, CBN, The Stream, Bible Gateway, and The Christian Post. He is also the author of the best selling book, The Christian Left: How Liberal Thought Has Hijacked the Church, as well as the critically acclaimed book Good God: The One We Want to Believe In but Are Afraid to Embrace.
The conversation around critical race theory causes tremendous tension both inside and outside the church. The problems surrounding CRT cannot become an excuse for ignoring racial unity; nor can the pursuit of racial unity become the occasion for embracing false worldviews. What biblical principles can guide us? What practical steps can Christians take to speak truth in live, especially in the midst of hurt and hostility?
Lucas unveils how liberal thought has entered America’s sanctuaries, exchanging the Trinity of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit for the trinity of diversity, acceptance, and social justice. This in-depth look at church history, world politics, and pop culture will help you identify and refute the lies of the Christian Left, navigate controversial subjects such as abortion, gender identity, and critical race theory, and be equipped with a strong understanding of issues facing the church today and what we can do about them.
In this session Jannique provides a brief overview of where our culture is today with CRT and how to identify underlying themes of CRT in social media, and school currículum. A brief overview is given of how CRT creates division in society and in the classroom which undermines unity, peace and the timeless principles of equality upon which our country was founded. The audience will learn how to responsibly and accurately educate students about historical injustices from the past. They will also learn how to respond biblically when confronted with CRTs ideas on social media, at church, work or at school. Lastly, they will walk away with 5 Practical steps that teachers and parents can take to protect their students.
Our current cultural moment is full of chaos and deception. Denying reality causes havoc in people’s lives. However, no political movement or militant group can ever put Jesus Christ back in the grave. Our hope in Jesus Christ is not a feeling, nor is it wishful thinking. Our hope is grounded in the reality of seeing things clearly through the perspective of the resurrection of Jesus Christ.Our current cultural moment is full of chaos and deception. Denying reality causes havoc in people’s lives. However, no certain race or cultural movement can ever put Jesus Christ back in the grave. Our hope in Jesus Christ and grounded in the reality of seeing things clearly through the perspective of the resurrection of Jesus Christ.