ONLINE – If you missed the Militant Secularism conference at Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary (CLTS – St. Catharines, Ontario) a few weeks ago, you can catch up online by watching videos or downloading mp3s of the major presentations.
The symposium preceded regular meetings between the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA), Lutheran Church–Canada (LCC), and The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS). The event presentations by both Lutheran and Anglican theologians, including Rev. Dr. John Stephenson (LCC), Bishop Donald Harvey (ACNA), Rev. Dr. Joel Lehenbauer (LCMS) and Rev. Dr. Jonathan Riches (ACNA). Seminary students, pastors, and interested lay people from the area were in attendance for the conference, in which presenters described in detail the way in which rising secularism challenges the faith and life of Christians, but presenters also encouraged listeners to face the new realities with a strong commitment to the unchanging Gospel of Christ.
Watch presentations from the event below. (A link to download mp3s follows at the end of this article).
1. Rev. Dr. John Stephenson: Greying Canadians and Americans – Products and Victims of the 1960s
2. Bishop Donald Harvey: She’s Gone, Boy, She’s Gone!
3. Rev. Dr. Joel Lehenbauer: Cross-shaped Strategy for Being Church in a Hostile Culture
4. Rev. Dr. Jonathan Riches – Culture of Want, Culture of Ruin?
5. Panel Discussion
For more information on the conference and to download mp3s of the presentations, read this report from CLTS on the event.