Purpose: A Women's Theology Conference

Purpose - A Women's Theology Conference

We've heard that God has a purpose for our lives. What does this really mean? And how do the answers to that question affect the way we live, serve and worship? 

Panel Discussion

The panel discussion at the conference included Seble Asrat, Jane Ahn, and the Rev. Amanda Holm Rosengren, each of whom shared their unique perspective and answered questions.

Read their full bios and watch the panel discussion

Keynote speakers

Dr. Scot McKnight (Ph.D., University of Nottingham) is a recognized authority on the New Testament, early Christianity, and the historical Jesus. McKnight, author or editor of forty books, is the Professor of New Testament at Northern Seminary in Lombard, IL. Dr. McKnight has given interviews on radios across the nation, has appeared on television, and is regularly speaks at local churches, conferences, colleges, and seminaries in the USA and abroad.

 Watch McKnight's Session

Dr. Lynn Cohick (Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania) is Professor of New Testament at Wheaton College. She is interested in how average Jews and Christians lived out their faith in the ancient settings of Hellenism and the Roman Empire, as well as how Jews and Christians today can better appreciate and understand each other. Lynn also studies women in the ancient world, especially how they celebrated their religions and went about their daily lives.

Watch Cohick's Session.

Dr. Arloa Sutter (D.Min., Bakke Graduate University) is the founder and visionary leader of Breakthrough Urban Ministries in Chicago. Breakthrough stands as a center of hope for community residents and families of Chicago's impoverished West side by providing youth development and services for the homeless. Arloa speaks on topics related to poverty and social justice and is the author of The Invisible: How the Church Can Find and Serve the Least of These. 

 Watch Sutter's Session

Questions? Email us.

The Women's Theology Conference is sponsored by the Trinity Society of Women, a forum that exists to connect graduate women at Trinity International University in order to encourage community and develop spiritual growth.

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