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Gateway Seminary (Ontario Campus)

INTERSECT CONFERENCE (Identity Culture)

Thursday, November 02, 2023, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Join us to learn how the gospel addresses complex identity questions, how churches communicate the gospel to people embracing diverse sexual identities, and how to minister to church members dealing with related issues.

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INTERSECT CONFERENCE (Identity Culture)
INTERSECT CONFERENCE (Identity Culture)

Time & Location

Nov 02, 2023, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Gateway Seminary (Ontario Campus), 3210 E Guasti Rd., Ontario, California 91761

About the event

Thursday, November 02, 2023, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: Gateway Seminary, 3210 E. Guasti Rd., Ontario, CA US 91761-8642

FEATURING GUEST SPEAKERS TIMOTHY C. TENNENT & JULIE GOODMAN-BOWLING

Register for Gateway Seminary's annual Intersect conference! This year, we are addressing Identity Culture by answering questions about sexuality and gender with keynote speakers Timothy C. Tennent and Julie Goodman-Bowling.

Join us to learn how the gospel addresses complex identity questions, how churches communicate the gospel to people embracing diverse sexual identities, and how to minister to church members dealing with related issues.

 Cost: (purchase link

  • Individual Ticket: $10-15 per person

 Schedule

  • 11 a.m. | Main session: Theology of the Body with Timothy C. Tennent
  • 12 p.m. | Lunch Q&A with Tennent and Jeff Iorg
  • 1:45 p.m. | Breakout sessions
  • 2:45 p.m. | Breakout sessions
  • 4 p.m. | Main session: The Power of Culture: The Struggle is Real with Julie Goodman-Bowling

 Main Sessions Theology of the Body | Timothy C. Tennent

Timothy C. Tennent (Ph.D., University of Edinburgh, Scotland) has served as president of Asbury Theological Seminary and professor of world Christianity since 2009. He is a frequent conference speaker around the country and throughout the world.

Prior to serving Asbury Theological Seminary, Tennent was the professor of world missions and Indian studies at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Ordained in the United Methodist Church in 1984, he has pastored churches in Georgia, and in several of the largest churches in New England. Since 1989, he has taught annually as an adjunct professor at the New Theological College in Dehra Dun, India.

He is the author of numerous books and articles. His books include; Building Christianity on Indian Foundations, Christianity at the Religious Roundtable, Theology in the Context of World Christianity, and Invitation to World Missions: A Trinitarian Missiology for the 21st Century, For the Body, Recovering a Theology of Gender, Sexuality and the Human Body.

The Power of Culture: The Struggle is Real | Julie Goodman-Bowling

Julie Goodman-Bowling (Ph.D., University of Nevada, Reno) serves as associate professor of anthropology, department chair of undergraduate family & culture, and program coordinator of the anthropology major at California Baptist University. A cultural anthropologist, her experience includes travels to Paraguay, Ukraine, Israel, Mexico and migrant communities in the U.S.

Goodman-Bowling’s specialties include (im)migration and labor, transnationalism and globalization, and gender, race, and identity studies. Additionally, she has developed a background in medical anthropology particularly as it relates to globalization, inequalities, and access to healthcare. Dr. Goodman-Bowling has trained students of all ages for short-term, cross-cultural work and in the area of socio-cultural awareness and understanding marginalization.

Goodman-Bowling has a contagious passion for her discipline which is enthusiastically evident in her teaching style. She is deeply committed to encouraging her family, students, colleagues, and community, to walk in faith, learning and growing together.

 Breakout Sessions 

Gender Identity: Perception, Performance, and Possibilities with Dr. Julie Goodman-Bowling

Clarity Amongst Confusion: Equipping Parents and Youth Leaders to Lead Students Towards a Biblical World View Regarding Gender Identity with Dr. Michael Kell, North American Mission Board

Caring for Children/Teenagers Who Identify as Gender Dysphoric with Dr. Debbie Steele, Gateway Seminary

Guide to Navigating the Rainbow 2023: Charting the Waters of Queer Culture with Mrs. Marshelle J. Wilburn, Bridges Bay Area Southern Baptist Association

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