Resources from Summit

“Summit Changed my Family and Career”

Jonathan Brush, Lumerit Education, had never attended a Summit Conference — but had a big impact on his life! While studying Philosophy and Religion in college he thought, “I can’t rationally believe this stuff anymore” but couldn’t find it in his heart to release the faith he had attained through his studies. When his wife, a Summit Alumni, introduced Summit’s Worldview Library, Jonathan read the books and something deep inside him shifted. Watch the video… Read More →“Summit Changed my Family and Career”

Video: What does the Muslim faith teach about Jesus?

What does the Muslim faith teach about Jesus? “Christians have tremendous freedom to talk to Muslims about Jesus. Jesus is the center of our faith; the center of salvation, and that’s what we want to share with Muslims. We can do that because Muslims are required to believe in Jesus.” — Alan Shlemon, Speaker & Author, Stand to Reason The mission field is no longer hundreds of miles away; it is now right outside our… Read More →Video: What does the Muslim faith teach about Jesus?

Video: Changing the Identity Conversation

How can Christians speak into the identity conversation? “It’s from the idea of the image of God that we get concepts like human dignity and human value.” — John Stonestreet, President, The Colson Center for Christian Worldview We have entered a cultural moment in which the consequences of the sexual revolution have fully inundated our thoughts, even to the point of changing the cultural perception of what it means to be human. John Stonestreet shares how… Read More →Video: Changing the Identity Conversation

Jim Daly Shares Testimony with Summit Students, Answers Questions

Jim Daly Visits Summit

Summit Ministries recently welcomed Focus on the Family President Jim Daly to talk with students at a Summit Student Conference. Daly shared his testimony — including what it was like being orphaned and later adopted — and answered questions from students about same-sex marriage, Millennials, the military, and other worldview issues. 

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Lecture: Dr. Michael Bauman “The Problem of Pain”

Michael Bauman The Problem of Pain

If God is good and all-powerful, why is there pain and suffering in the world? Does God want His people to be filled with joy? Dr. Michael Bauman speaks on author C.S. Lewis’ beliefs of pain and suffering. He further describes how the goodness, power and love of God is often displayed in the suffering of His people. 

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Lecture: Dr. Michael Bauman “The Meaning of Meaning”

Michael Bauman The Meaning of Meaning

What is the meaning of meaning? Dr. Michael Bauman discusses two main concepts: ideas have consequences and bad ideas have bad consequences, and sloppy language makes sloppy thought possible. Bauman teaches students to think critically about beliefs that meaning is either authorial intent or the reader’s interpretation. 

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