Chattanooga Open Forum


How can we help the next generation build a lifelong faith?

How can parents and mentors help their students own their faith? In this free town hall Q&A, we will discuss how the next generation can learn to cultivate convictions for Christ.

Dr. Jeff Myers and Jason Jimenez have spoken around the world to students, parents, and leaders on discipleship and cultural engagement. Bring your questions about how to help your young adults build a lifelong faith.

Sunday, February 9, 2020
7:00-8:30 p.m.
Woodland Park Chattanooga
6735 Standifer Gap Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421

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Dr. Jeff Myers, President of Summit Ministries

In the last 20 years, Dr. Myers has become one of America’s most respected authorities on youth leadership development. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree and teaches leadership courses through CollegePlus and Belhaven University. Jeff and his family live in Colorado.

Jason Jimenez, Founder of Stand Strong Ministries

Jason Jimenez is a pastor, apologist and national speaker who reaches millions of people with his Viral Truth TV show each week, and is the author of The Raging War of Ideas: How to Take Back Our Faith, Family, and CountryThe Bible’s Answers to 100 of Life’s Biggest and Stand Strong America: Courage, Freedom and Hope for Tomorrow.

Summit Summer is a two-week worldview conference where students experience spiritual growth as they explore relevant cultural topics to help them think deeper about their personal faith and convictions. Students engage with like-minded peers, ages 16-25, and learn to think well about their faith, purpose, and identity with world-class faculty.

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Why attend Summit in Georgia?

Our Georgia Summit offers attendees thoughtful lectures, open forum Q&A with our faculty, and small group discussions. Perched on top of Lookout Mountain, students experience the splendor of the panoramic mountain views of Chattanooga, TN, the Tennessee River, historic Civil War-era battlegrounds, and seven adjacent states.

Activities on the mountain include the Incline railway into Chattanooga, Rock City (with magical rock formations, and a stroll along the 4,100-foot Enchanted Trail to Lover’s Leap), dozens of miles of hiking and running trails, and Ruby Falls (the nation’s tallest and deepest underground waterfall). Off-campus activities include white water rafting on the Ocoee River (with five miles of continuous Class IV rapids), paddleboarding, kayaking or canoeing on the Tenessee River, a visit to the Tennessee Aquarium (where you can enjoy playful penguins, touch a stingray, and marvel at otters, giant catfish, and sharks), or stroll across the historic Walnut Street Bridge followed by a picnic along the riverfront at Coolidge Park. There’s something for every interest at Lookout Mountain.

Covenant College

Covenant College will offer a scholarship of  $10,000 to any new student who attends the Summit Student Conference and then enrolls as a student at Covenant. The scholarship will award $2,500 per year for up to four years, as long as academic standards are met in line with this scholarship. Explore Covenant College programs here.

2020 Georgia Conference Date

Session 1: June 21–July 4