Australia-New Zealand Online Colloquium 2020

Though we would have preferred to be meeting together face-to-face in Sydney, we are excited to be able to meet online for our 2020 regional colloquium.

Join us from 9:00am through to 1:10pm (Australian Eastern Standard Time) on Friday, 14 August.

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9:00am-9:50am Opening Session with David White, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Youth and Theology.

10:00-10:50amKeith McPherson:
Focusing Young Minds in a Mad Mad World… How Paul’s use of φρονέω provides a foundation for thinking that focuses youth on Godly living.
Ruth Lukabyo:
A history of youth and children’s ministry education in Australia and the formation of Youthworks College
Joyson Cherian:
Creating a Framework for Understanding Youth Culture (In the context of Indian Subcontinent)
Paul Dudley: Rethinking Empathy in a Fractured World from an Atonement Theological Perspective

10:50am-11:10am Morning Tea

11:10am-12:00David Bosma:
Unexpected Discoveries while Researching Conversion in NZ
John Marion: Youth Leader Perspectives on Belonging Ruby Holland:
Interacting Stories of The Flourishing Life: Student Religious Identity and Curriculum in the Faith-based School
12:10pm-1:00pmSam Wan:
You are not alone: An evangelical practical theology of shame in sexual minorities within the church, from being closeted to coming out and flourishing.
David Fagg:
What does faith-driven youth work look like in secular settings?
Graham Stanton:
Orientation to Youth Ministry in a Complex Age; with reflections on the current state and future challenges for youth ministry education in Australia and New Zealand

1:00pm-1:10pm Closing session

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Meeting ID: 891 6208 4431

Passcode: 037179

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