Faith and Health Symposium Video Recording Online

CHICAGO, IL (December 11, 2018) – Sessions from the recent symposium at North Park University “Being Well: Connecting Church, Faith and Health” are now available for online viewing.

The daylong event was organized by North Park Theological Seminary and the North Park University School of Nursing.

Keynote: Honoring the Body as a Spiritual Practice—Ruth Haley Barton 

Workshop 1: Integration of the Heart and Mind? Biblical Root-Concepts—Jim Bruckner

Plenary Session 1: Living Compass Model of Wellness Ministries—Scott Stoner

Plenary Session 2: Works Without Faith Is Dead: Restoring Purpose to Health Ministry—Kara Davis

Workshop 2: Healthy and Not: Being Both at Once—Michael Washington

Event sponsors included Covenant Ministries of Benevolence, the Good Shepherd Initiative, and Covenant Retirement Communities.

The seminary and nursing school ask that churches with health and wellness ministries contact
Mary Chase-Ziolek at

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