Abilene Christian University’s 110th annual Summit is set to run Sept. 18-21, 2016, and you can begin now to choose the classes and other sessions to attend. The theme is “Love God, Love Your Neighbor: Living the Greatest Commandments.”
To make travel from the event more convenient for out-of-town guests, Summit programming will end at noon on Wednesday. Special all-day tracks are planned for the first two full days of programming:
- On Monday, a Faith Form track will provide a venue for scholars and practitioners to share ideas and resources related to spiritual formation and Christian education in churches. Dialogue with professionals in ministry, education, neuroscience, developmental psychology and other disciplines will focus on the best ways to continue to form disciples of Jesus.
- On Tuesday, a Medical Missions track will bring together healthcare professionals and congregational leaders to share important concepts about short- and long-term medical missions. ACU pre-health majors also will join the audience.
Theme speakers this year:
- Dr. Jerry Taylor • Sunday, 7 p.m.
- Sara Barton • Monday, 11 a.m.
- Dr. Josh Graves (’11) • Monday, 7 p.m.
- Ali (Goncalvez ’04) Kaiser and Derran Reese (’00) • Monday, 11 a.m.
- Dr. Monte Cox • Monday, 7 p.m.
- Jonathan Storment (’12 M.A.) and David McQueen (’88) • Tuesday, 11 a.m.
Featured speakers include Landon Saunders; Dr. Darryl Tippens; Kelly Edmiston; Jack Maxwell (’78); Tony Fernandez; Eric Wilson; Dr. Jeff Childers (’89); Dr. Phillip LeMasters, Jim Reynolds; and Jim Gash, J.D. (’89).
Two films will be screened: McFarland USA and Remand: Global Justice in Uganda.
Explore the Summit program booklet on the issuu.com viewer above. Those with mobile devices can download a free copy of the Summit app from the App Store or from Google Play.