Free Webinar to Explore Youth Ministry and Ferguson

CHICAGO, IL (August 29, 2014) — North Park University’s Center for Youth Ministry Studies (CYMS) will sponsor the webinar and panel discussion “We Are Precious in His Sight: Youth Ministry, the Gospel and the Continuing Significance of Race in America” on Tuesday, September 2, at 2 p.m. CDT. This interactive conversation will explore reactions to the events in Ferguson, Missouri, and the implications for the church.

The scheduled panelists include Phil Jackson, Kathy Khang, Anthony Nocella II, Michael Novelli, Soong-Chan Rah, Efrem Smith, Romal Tune, Sandra Van Opstal, Liz VerHage, and Amy Williams. The webinar will be moderated by CYMS director Daniel White Hodge.

Participants can register for the free webinar at the CYMS website.

A YouTube simulcast will also be provided at CovChurch.tv/live. No registration is required for the simulcast. Viewers will be able to participate in the discussion via YouTube comments or on Twitter using #PIHSferguson.

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Edward is an award-winning journalist and author. Besides being the executive minister of Communication at The Evangelical Covenant Church, he is author of Birmingham Revolution: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Epic Challenge to the Church and Reconciliation Blues: A Black Evangelical’s Inside View of White Christianity. Ed’s mission, both professionally and personally, is to be a bridge-builder, bringing people together across racial, denominational, and cultural lines.

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  1. Maybe it’s a riff on social media, but since when does Jesus have a “site”? I think I’m precious in his “sight.”

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