The (Un)simple Truth

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

We have something very exciting to share!

 

Why not join us this year

for our Adult Spiritual Formation series? We have a variety of interesting and thought-provoking topics we will be discussing this fall. We look forward to walking alongside you this year — on Zoom!

 
WHAT: A monthly Zoom conversation featuring Christian authors, leaders, pastors and professors from around the country!
 
WHEN: 1st Mondays every month, 7:00 – 8:00 pm Eastern
 
WHERE: Zoom Webinar, your invite: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81626149288?pwd=NTNLZUpjVnZJK1hMZnhRRkh1eG9ydz09
   Passcode: A5VDk4.
   Webinar ID: 816 2614 9288 Passcode: 798761
 
WHY: It’s not easy to follow Christ in a world of polarizing extremes. How do we love God and our neighbors in a time when cancel culture and divisive rhetoric are the norm? Join us on the first Monday every month from 7:00 – 8:00 pm as we explore how God’s Word gives us an alternative way to navigate our world and relationships.
 
 

Dave and Marisa Avramovich, November’s guests…

 
A little about our November 2nd presenters: Dave and Marisa Avramovich are an incredible ministry team that serve the Southwest Division of Young Life in the U.S.
 
Dave is the Regional Director for Young Life–Los Angeles, a highly multi-cultural role overseeing thousands of students in SoCal, while Marisa is a director for Young Life Catholic Relations and leads training sessions on leadership, faith formation and cultural biases.
 
They’ve been involved in youth ministry for decades and offer a refreshing perspective on what it means to follow Christ in a multi-cultural context.
 

Rev. Dr. Michael Bruner, October’s guest…

 
 

 
You may have missed our first webinar on October 5th or you may like to watch again! We are pleased to make Rev. Bruner’s dynamic presentation available for you to view.
 
The Reverend Dr. Michael Bruner was an Assoc. Professor of Practical Theology at Azusa Pacific University in California for 20 years. Born and raised in the Philippines as the son of missionary parents, he received his Bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Washington, a Masters of Divinity from Princeton Seminary, and his Ph.D. in Theology from Fuller Seminary.
 
Michael is the author, most recently, of A Subversive Gospel: Flannery O’Connor and the Reimagining of Beauty, Goodness, and Truth (IVP Academic Press, 2017). He is currently writing a commentary on the four gospels with his father, Dale Bruner. Michael is ordained in the Presbyterian Church (USA), a Lily Fellow, and a resident scholar at the Huntington Library in San Marino, CA.