• CCU Symposium

    Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.” — Matthew 22:37-44 (NIV)

    Tuesday, September 22nd

    Time

    Topic

    Speaker

    8:00am The Sufficiency of Scripture: God’s Word vs. Popular Culture Dave Anderson, Teaching Pastor
    Littleton Bible Chapel
      How the Bible was put Together Dr. John Wind, Assistant Professor of Theology
    School of Theology
      The Narrative of the Bible: Where are we in the story – what is the common theme of the Bible? Dr. Mark Young, President
    Denver Seminary
      The Archeology of the Bible: Solutions to Historical and Archaeological Problems in the Conquest of Canaan Titus Kennedy, Adjunct Professor
    Biola University
      Bible Bee Peter and Cindy Puhek
      Jesus and the Word: The Vital Energy Behind Christian Education Dr. Don Sweeting, President
    Reformed Theological Seminary
    12:00pm Lunch  

    Afternoon Workshops

    1:30pm How can I trust my Bible? Dr. David Kotter, Associate Professor of Theology
    School of Theology
      Reading the Bible as a non-Theologian Mark Dorn, Professor of Music
    School of Music
      Applying the Ten Commandments in the 21st Century Dr. Kyle Greenwood, Associate Professor of Theology
    School of Theology
      Old and new perspectives on Paul: Faith and the Law Dr. Johann Kim, Professor of Theology
    School of Theology
      The Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls Dr. Kevin Turner, Professor of Youth Ministry
    School of Theology
    3:00pm Jesus in Archaeology and History Titus Kennedy, Adjunct Professor
    Biola University
    6:30pm Short Film Decalogue I: A short film on the First Commandment (1980s Polish film), Director Krzysztof Kieslowski Bernie Prokop, Assistant Professor of English
    School of Humanities and Sciences

    Wednesday, September 23rd

    Time

    Topic

    Speaker

    8:00am How the Bible helps us lead a Holy and mature life Dr. Larry Crabb, Distinguished Scholar in Residence
    Colorado Christian University
      Connecting the Story of the Bible to Your Life – Psalm 7, 7-9 Dr. Craig Williford, President
    Multnomah University
      Research for the American Bible Society: The State of the Bible in 2015 David Kinneman, President
    Barna Group
      Our Trip to the Holy Land Women’s Basketball Team
      The Ayoré of Bolivia and Paraguay Maxine Morarie
    New Tribes Mission
      Hiding God’s Word in your Heart Jim Dixon, Pastor Emeritus
    Cherry Hills Community Church
    12:00pm Lunch  

    Afternoon Workshops

    1:30pm The Deuterocanon and Apocryph – What? Why aren’t all Bibles the same? Megan Devore, Assistant Professor of Early Christian Studies
    School of Theology
      More about the State of the Bible in America David Kinneman, President
    Barna Group
      Translating the Bible for the Ayore’ people Maxine Morarie
    New Tribes Mission
      How to deal with apparent discrepancies as it relates to our understanding of the Bible’s reliability David Bosworth, Assistant Professor of Theology
    School of Theology
      What the Bible says about the future Dr. Bill Watson, Professor of History
    School of Humanities and Sciences
      What the Bible says about Overcoming fear and Anxiety: 1 John 4:18 Susan Pahlau, Assistant Professor of Communication
    School of Humanities and Sciences
    3:00pm Staying Alive: Bible Meditation for your Hungry heart Sanne McCarthy, Associate Professor of Theatre
    School of Music