Dr. Scot McKnight, author of The Kingdom Conspiracy, will speak in a series of events in Harrisonburg, September 28-29, 2016.
Hosted by a partnership of agencies (Eastern Mennonite University, Eastern Mennonite Seminary, Park View Mennonite Church, Virginia Mennonite Conference and Virginia Mennonite Missions) and co-sponsored by Eastern Mennonite University’s Augsburger Lectureship, Dr. McKnight will lead the following events:
Kingdom Vision as a Way of Life:
- EMU Chapel: Love as Commitment
- Church and Community: A Fellowship of Differents and the Challenge of Slavery
- Pastor’s Breakfast: Mission from a Network of Friends
- Seminary Chapel: Tell the Story of Jesus
|10:00-10:30a||University Chapel at Lehman Auditorium – Love as Commitment (Mark 12:28-34)|
|11:30a-1:30p||Informal lunch gathering with EMU Provost, President and invited faculty|
|7:00-8:30p||Church and Community Lecture with Q&A at Park View Mennonite Church – A Fellowship of Differents and the Challenge of Slavery (Col 3:11; Philemon)|
|7:30-9:00a||Pastor's Breakfast with Q&A at Park View Mennonite Church – Mission from a Network of Friends (Philemon 23-24)|
|11:00-11:45a||Chapel Gathering at Seminary Martin Chapel – Tell the Story of Jesus (Acts 10:34-48)|
Chapels are free and open to the public. A free-will offering will be collected at the Church and Community Lecture on Wednesday.
About the speaker
Rev. Canon Dr. Scot McKnight is an American New Testament scholar, historian of early Christianity, theologian, speaker, author and blogger who has written widely on the historical Jesus, early Christianity, the emerging church and missional church movements, spiritual formation and Christian living. He currently serves as the Julius R. Mantey Professor of New Testament at Northern Seminary, Lombard, IL. McKnight is an ordained Anglican with Anabaptist leanings, and has also written frequently on issues in modern Anabaptism.