Symposia

Symposia

Fuller Lectures

On Nov. 12-13, 2015, Judge Wendell Griffen delivered the Lectures on Social Justice and Religious Liberty at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. Over the course of two days, he examined the interplay of religious liberty and equal protection as well as issues of pastoral leadership and congregational discipleship. Griffen also discussed current issues with Fuller students over lunch and participated in a Q&A session with BJC Executive Director Brent Walker at First Baptist Church Pasadena.

Baptist Joint Committee presents: Lectures on Social Justice and Religious Liberty
Griffen calls evangelicals to redefine perspective on religious liberty (Report from the Capital, November/December 2015)
Lectures on Social Justice and Religious Liberty: Lecture 1 (Video)
Lectures on Social Justice and Religious Liberty: Lecture 2 (Video)
Social Justice Lectures Recap (Video)

Howard Lecture

McCormick Symposium

Melissa Rogers, the former head of the White House’s faith-based office, delivered a powerful account of faith being transformed into action at a special Baptist Joint Committee Symposium on October 26. Held on the campus of McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago, “Faith-Based Activism and Service in American Public Life” included a lecture from Rogers and a panel discussion with leaders from Chicago and Washington, D.C.

Faith-Based Activism and Service in American Public Life
Symposium explores faith-based activism in American public life (Report from the Capital, November/December 2017)
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