Religious Freedom Summit

Religious Freedom Summit Schedule

The Religious Freedom Summit will begin at 9 a.m. Thursday and end at 2:30 p.m. Friday.

Time

Activity

Location


9 - 10 a.m.
Registration, Continental Breakfast
Dixon Ministry Center, Alumni Hall

10 - 10:50 a.m.
Chapel-Freedom: Defining, Stewarding, and Promoting a Public Good
Thomas White, John Stonestreet
Dixon Ministry Center, Jeremiah Chapel

10:50 - 11 a.m.
Break
Dixon Ministry Center, Alumni Hall

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Plenary #1: The Landscape of Religious Freedom in America
Jennifer Marshall, Austin Nimocks (int. by Warren Smith)
Dixon Ministry Center, Jeremiah Chapel

12 - 1:15 p.m.
Lunch Break
Dixon Ministry Center, Alumni Hall

1:15 - 2:15 p.m.
Plenary #2: The Landscape of Religious Freedom Abroad
Mindy Belz, Tom Farr (int. by Warren Smith)
Dixon Ministry Center, Jeremiah Chapel

2:15 - 2:30 p.m.
Break
Dixon Ministry Center, Alumni Hall

2:30 - 3:45 p.m.
Breakouts/Workshops:
Pre-law - Jeff Ventrella, David Rich, Rob Vaughn, John Hart
Dixon Ministry Center,
Room 162
Political Science - Jennifer Marshall, Tom Farr, Mark Caleb Smith 
Dixon Ministry Center,
Room 152 (Recital Hall)
Education - Mike Adams, Eric Buehrer, Jeremy Ervin
Center for Biblical and Theological Studies,
Room 104
Bioethics - Kristen Waggoner, Mike Gonidakis, Angelia Mickle, Dennis Sullivan
Center for Biblical and Theological Studies,
Room 102 & 103
Communication - Mindy Belz, Warren Smith, Derrick Green and the Department of Communication
Center for Biblical and Theological Studies,
Room 115
Business - Steve Green, Steve Fedyski, Loren Reno
Stevens Student Center,
Theater
Theology - Andrew Walker, Philip Bethancourt, Thomas White, Jason Lee
Stevens Student Center Event Rooms

3:45 - 4 p.m.
Break
Dixon Ministry Center, Alumni Hall

4 - 5 p.m.
Plenary #3: Religious Freedom and American History
Mark Caleb Smith and Mark David Hall (int. by Warren Smith)
Dixon Ministry Center, Jeremiah Chapel

5 - 7:00 p.m.
Break
Dixon Ministry Center, Alumni Hall

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Plenary #4: Religious Freedom on the Frontlines
Steve Green, Video with Naghmeh Abidini, Mike Adams
Dixon Ministry Center, Jeremiah Chapel

Time

Activity

Location


9 - 9:45 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Dixon Ministry Center, Alumni Hall

10 - 10:50 a.m.
Chapel - Religious Freedom: Why Millennials Should Care – a Call to Action
Eric Teetsel
Dixon Ministry Center, Jeremiah Chapel

10:50 - 11 a.m.
Break
Dixon Ministry Center, Alumni Hall

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Plenary #5: Religious Freedom in the Court of Public Opinion
Jeff Ventrella (ADF), Craig Parshall (NRB) (int. by Warren Smith)
Dixon Ministry Center, Jeremiah Chapel

12 - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch Break
Dixon Ministry Center, Alumni Hall

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Plenary #6: The Way Forward-How Shall We Now Live?
Russell Moore
Dixon Ministry Center, Jeremiah Chapel