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CFM Symposiums

Each year the Wheaton College Christian Formation and Ministry (CFM) Department offers a symposium for its faculty, which is open to the public for one general session.


Chris Kaczor

"The Four Levels of Happiness"

Guest Scholar: Dr. Christopher Kaczor
Thursday, Feb. 2 @ 7:00-8:30 p.m. in Blanchard 339 Lecture Hall


"You Are What You Love: The Spiritual Power of Habit"

Guest Scholar: Dr. James K. A. Smith
Thursday, Feb. 25 @ 7:00 p.m. in Barrows Auditorium (Billy Graham Center)


Simon Chan

"The Christian Vocation in Global Context"

Guest Scholar: Simon Chan
Monday, Feb. 16 @ 6:30 p.m. in Blanchard 339 Lecture Hall


Skye Jethani

"A Vision for Common Good Christianity: How Your Calling Fits within God's Work to Redeem All Things"

Guest Scholar: Skye Jethani
Thursday, Feb. 21, @ 7:30 p.m. in Barrows Auditorium (Billy Graham Center)


Rebecca DeYoung

"Teaching the Vices"

Guest Scholar: Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung
(PhD, Univ. of Notre Dame) Dr. DeYoung is associate professor of philosophy at Calvin College and author of Glittering Vices: A New Look at the Seven  Deadly Sins and Their Remedies


Evan Howard

"Evangelical Spirituality: Mining the Resources of Our Own Tradition"

Guest Scholar: Evan Howard
Founder and Director of the Spirituality Shoppe


Richard Osmer

"Spiritual Formation as Practical Theology"

Guest Scholar: Richard Osmer
Princeton Theological Seminary
Thomas W. Synnott Professor of Christian Education
Department of Practical Theology


CFM Symposia

"Spiritual Formation and the Social Sciences"

Guest Scholars (left to right):

Dr. Kevin Lawson, Director, Ph.D. and Ed.D. programs in Educational Studies
and Professor of Christian Education at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University

Dr. Catherine Stonehouse, Dean of the School of Practical Theology and Orlean Bullard Beeson Professor of Christian Discipleship at Asbury Theological Seminary

Rodney Clapp, Editorial Director, Brazos Press

Author of Peculiar People, Border Crossings, and Tortured Wonders