Alumni Mosaic

January 1, 2016

Faculty Near You | Jan - Aug 2016

by Joana Pinto
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Jan 2016

AUCKLAND

Jan 10 | Don Lewis | Alumni Potluck. **THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.**

KANSAS 

Jan 14-16 | Hans Boersma | Several presentations at the Eighth Day Conference in Wichita. Location: Eighth Day Institute.

NEW ZEALAND & AUSTRALIA  

Jan 29, 2016 at 12:00am - Feb 12, 2016 at 12:00am | Rikk Watts | Rikk Watts will be speaking at a number of engagements in his upcoming travels in New Zealand and Australia! Engagements include: 

Friday, Jan. 29 - Sunday, Feb. 1: Festival One, New Zealand; main stage speaker. 

Monday, Feb. 2 - Tuesday, Feb. 3: Laidlaw College, New Zealand; public and class lecture. 

Monday, Feb. 8: Eastern College, Mulgrave; public lecture. 

Tuesday, Feb. 9 - Wednesday, Feb. 10: Tabor College, Adelaide; college and public lectures.

Friday, Feb. 12: Gospel Conversations, Sydney; evening public lecture.

Feb 2016

CALGARY 

Feb 19-20 | Rikk Watts | Conference "It's About Life: A Biblical Journey." Location: Varsity Bible Church, at 4807 Valiant Dr NW. Friday from 7:00 to 9:00 pm and Saturday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. $5.00 lunch available. No pre-registration needed.

BELLEVUE, WA 

Feb 19-20 | Iwan Russell-Jones | Cascadia Worship & Arts Conference: "Truth-telling in Film and Worship: The Christian Calling to Fearless Speech". Location: Bellevue Presbyterian Church - 1717 Bellevue Way Northeast Bellevue, WA. Friday, at 6:30 pm - Saturday, at 4:30 pm. More information and online registration can be found at this link.

Mar 2016

CALIFORNIA 

Mar 5-6 | Rikk Watts | Carmel Presbyterian Church will host Rikk Watts for a weekend of teaching. Rikk will address a men's fellowship breakfast on Saturday morning, and preach in both Sunday morning church services. For location details, visit the church website.

Apr 2016

SANTA CRUZ 

Apr 4-8 | Iain Provan | West Coast Presbyterian Pastor's Conference. Iain will be delivering seven talks on preaching the Old Testament over the week. The conference takes place at the Mount Hermon Conference Center in Santa Cruz. Further details are at this link. Registration is required.  

May 2016

HONG KONG 

May 13 at 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm | James Houston & Jeff Greenman | Alumni Reception - Come connect with other Regent alumni, and reconnect with Dr. Houston and President Greenman. Refreshments and conversation start at 6:30 pm, and Dr. Houston will speak on “The Enduring Value of Friendship” at 7:30 pm.There is no cost for this event, but we do ask you to RSVP. For further information, contact Ella Lam at ellawai@gmail.com. Location: St. Andrew's Church, 138 Nathan Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong.

May 14 at 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | James Houston & Jeff Greenman | Hong Kong Retreat: "Prayer as a Transforming Friendship" - A one-day spiritual refreshment retreat with Jim Houston and Jeff Greenman. Come spend a day together seeking God’s refreshment and renewal amidst the busyness and pressures of everyday life. Jim Houston and Jeff Greenman will guide you through a series of biblical meditations, prayer and worship toward the goal of knowing and loving God more intimately and deeply. A light lunch will be included within the cost of $400 HK. Register now! For further information, contact Ella Lam by email: ellawai@gmail.com. Location: St. Andrew's Church, 138 Nathan Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong. 

May 15 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm | Jeff Greenman | Jeff Greenman at Gospel Community Church, Hong Kong - Join Jeff Greenman at Gospel Community Church in Hong Kong as he preaches on Exodus 14. Location: Gospel Community Church, Floor B1, Hotel ICON, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong. More information. 

May 15-20 | James Houston | Public Address Series with Dr. Jim Houston - Please join us as Dr. Jim Houston explains how the Triune God empowers us to live out our Christian identity more fully in every sphere of life. All are invited to attend this series of four public addresses. Location: North Point Alliance Church and EFCC Kong Fok Church. More information.

May 16 at 10:00 am - 12:30 pm | James Houston | Pastors' Address by Dr. Jim Houston - The Pastor's Identity as Being 'In Christ' - Pastors are invited to join Dr. Jim Houston for this morning address, in which he will critique the modern obsession with professional identity. We will explore how far Confucian culture still influences social hierarchy in the local church. We will also consider where revision is needed in our denominational doctrinal ecclesiology. What new freedoms are needed locally to practice the priesthood of all believers? Join us as we ask whether and how the Pauline identity of being "in Christ" remains applicable to our contemporary lives as Christians. We look forward to engaging in much discussion and dialogue around these issues. Location: North Point Alliance Church.


OXFORD 

May 26-27 | Craig Gay | The McDonald Centre at the University of Oxford is pleased to have Craig Gay as one of the keynote speakers for their conference, "Everyday Ethics: A Future for Moral Theology?" This is an interdisciplinary conference of theologians, philosophers, social scientists, and social anthropologists. Other keynote speakers include Michael Banner, Luke Bretherton, Molly Farneth and Jennifer Herdt, among many others. Registration is open. Please follow the link to register.

June 2016

EDINBURGH, UK

Jun 9 - 11 | Loren Wilkinson | The Abbey Summer School 2016: The theme for the Abbey Summer School 2016 in Edinburgh, Scotland, is "Fully Human," with Loren Wilkinson as the keynote speaker. Loren will give three lecture over the three day summer school, titled "Creation & Christ," "Fasting & Feasting," and "Pilgrims & Virtual Progress". 

Regent alumnus and sessional instructor Sharon Jebb Smith will also be leading a plenary session.

More details on the Abbey Summer School, including its history, ethos, and registration details, can be found at this link.

OXFORD 

Jun 29 - Jul 1 | Hans Boersma | Presentation at a conference at Pusey House, on the theme: "A Transforming Vision: Knowing and Loving the Triune God." 

July 2016

Aug 2016