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Center for Renewal Studies

The Holy Spirit and Christian Formation
Annual Conference in Renewal Theology

2015 Schedule


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FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 2015
1:00 WELCOME
Joseph Umidi, Dean, Regent University School of Divinity

INTRODUCTION
Wolfgang Vondey, Director, Regent Center for Renewal Studies

PLENARY SESSION #1
James Bryan Smith, Friends University
The Holy Spirit and Christian Formation
Robertson Hall Moot Courtroom
2:15 BREAK Robertson Hall Lobby
2:30 PARALLEL PAPER SESSIONS #1  
  INTELLECTUAL FORMATION

Eleanor Brown, Regent University School of Law – Introduction

Derek W. Taylor, Duke Divinity School
Between Barth and Hauerwas: Bonhoeffer on the Spirit's Transforming Presence

Michael DiFuccia, Regent University School of Divinity
Integrating Faith and Reason: A Case for Cognitive Realism

William F. Cox, Jr. and John C. Hanes, Jr., Regent University School of Education
Exploring Some Actions of the Holy Spirit in the Intellectual Arena
105
 
  RELATIONAL FORMATION

Trina L. Daniels, Virginia Commonwealth University - Introduction

Judy TenElshof, Biola University Talbot School of Theology
The Theory and Practice of Relational Formation in the Church

Oliver McMahan and Laura Land, Pentecostal Theological Seminary
The Word on Intimacy: An Exploration of Spirit Formation

Rachel Miller Jacobs, Annabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary
Circle Process as a Means of Christian Relational Formation
106
 
  EMOTIONAL FORMATION

Trina Young Greer, Genesis Counseling Center - Introduction

Ray S. Yeo, Carolina Graduate School of Divinity
Emotional Interaction and Christological Filial Formation

Jennifer Ripley, Olivia Marks, Amber Perkins, Regent University
Self-Compassion and the Influence on Relationships

Esther E. Acolatse, Duke University Divinity School
Revisiting Emotions for a Life of Faith and Wholeness
107
 
  SPRITUAL FORMATION

Mike Mahan, Vineyard Community Church – Introduction

Angela Reed, George W. Truett Theological Seminary
A Relationship of Presence: Encountering the Holy Spirit in Spiritual Direction

James Wilhoit, Wheaton College
Mindfulness, Anxiety and Guarding Our Thoughts: Lessons from the Fourth Century Desert Fathers

Kelly Breen Boyce, Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary
Loving God with Our Whole Heart: How Contemplative Spiritual Practices and Psychodynamic Therapy Can Uncover and Repair Relational Deficits
113
4:30 BREAK (sponsored by Intervarsity Press)
  BOOK SIGNING EVENT
Featuring James Bryan Smith and Diane J. Chandler
InterVarsity Press
Robertson Hall Lobby
5:00 PARALLEL PAPER SESSIONS #2  
  ETHICAL FORMATION

Steve Carlin, New Life Providence Church - Introduction

Michael Palmer, Regent University School of Divinity
The Role of the Theological Virtues in Shaping Character

Douglas Olena, Evangel University
Plato's Moral Requirement for Philosophical Knowledge
105
 
  CHRISTIAN FORMATION & THE IMAGO DEI

Cassandra Page, Regent University School of Psychology & Counseling - Introduction

Steve L. Porter and Brandon Rickabaugh, Biola University, Talbot School of Theology
The Activity of the Holy Spirit in Sanctification: Fiat, Interpersonal or Life-Sharing?

Richard S. Grassel, Geneva College
Christian Spiritual Formation as the Restoration of the Imago Dei in Humankind
106
 
  CHRISTIAN FORMATION AND SUFFERING

MaryJo Burchard, Regent University School of Business & Leadership - Introduction

Mara Crabtree, Regent University School of Divinity
Formative Spirituality in the Soil of Human Struggle: Dimensions of Resolution, Healing and Restoration

Brenda Joyce Smith, Emory University Candler School of Theology
Phenomenology of the Holy Spirit: Using Narratives as Holistic Interpreter of Trauma within African American Female Stories
107
 
  CHRISTIAN FORMATION AND SCRIPTURE

Johan Mostert, Evangel University & Assemblies of God Theological Seminary - Introduction

Carlo Serrano, Grace Life Church
Systematic and Spirit-Led: 21st Century Hermeneutics and Spiritual Formation

Deborah Gill, Evangel University
Leaning into a Spirit-Filled Life of Ceaseless Prayer through Lectio Divina
113
 
  VOCATIONAL FORMATION

Kathleen Patterson, Regent University School of Business & Leadership - Introduction

Philip T. Howard, Toccoa Falls College
When My Spirit Was Embittered: Reflections on Pain in a Leader's Vocational Formation

L. O. Natt Gantt, II, Regent University School of Law
Cultivating Student Ethical and Identity Formation through Christian Higher Education: A Case Study in Legal Education
114
6:15 BREAK & DINNER Robertson Hall Lobby
7:00 PLENARY SESSION #2 Robertson Hall Moot Courtroom
  Mark Yarhouse, Regent University School of Psychology & Counseling - Introduction

M. Elizabeth Lewis Hall, Biola University Rosemead School of Psychology
The Hard Road to Glory: The Role of Suffering in Personal and Relational Formation
105
SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 2015
7:45 FULL BREAKFAST
Included with full registration
Robertson Hall Lobby
8:30 PLENARY SESSION #3 Robertson Hall Moot Court Room
  Diane Chandler, Regent University School of Divinity - Introduction

Stanley Hauerwas, Duke University Divinity School
To Be Made Holy: A Frightening Prospect
 
9:45 BREAK  
  BOOK SIGNING EVENT
Featuring Stanley Hauerwas
Intervarsity Press and William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Robertson Hall Lobby
10:00 PARALLEL PAPER SESSIONS #3  
  PSYCHOLOGY & COUNSELING

William F. Cox, Jr., Regent University School of Education - Introduction

Dominick Hankle, Regent University School of Psychology & Counseling
Understanding the Role of Psychology in Exploring Spiritual Formation

Bill Buker, Oral Roberts University
Entering God's Fractal: A Spirit-Centered Model of Counseling
105
 
  ETHICAL FORMATION & THE HOLY SPIRIT

Dale Coulter, Regent University School of Divinity - Introduction

Jacqueline H.G. Clark, Charles Stuart University, Canberra, Australia
A Pneumatic Ethic: Retrieving the Holy Spirit as Foundational for Christian Ethics

Neal Foster, Peace Catalyst International
Holy Spirit Power Defined by the Self-giving, Self-Emptying Christ: Towards a Charismatic Reformed Perspective on Ethical Formation
106
 
  LITURGICAL FORMATION

Mark Ackerman, Regent University College of Arts and Sciences - Introduction

Mary Patton Baker, All Souls Anglican Church
The Holy Spirit and Eucharistic Formation

Jeremy Adam Perigo, London School of Theology
Outworking Communion in the Spirit: Liturgical Formation in the Muslim Majority Context
107
 
  CULTURE AND CHRISTIAN FORMATION

Jeff Pittman, Regent University School of Education - Introduction

Wolfgang Vondey, Regent University School of Divinity
The Impact of Culture and Social Justice on Christian Formation in Pentecostalism

Antipas L. Harris, Regent University School of Divinity
Music and Testimony in the Black Holiness-Pentecostal Church Tradition: Spiritual, Relational, and Emotional Resources for Christian Formation
113
 
  THE HOLY SPIRIT AND THERAPY

Jennifer Ripley, Regent University School of Psychology and Counseling - Introduction

Stephen Parker, Regent University School of Psychology & Counseling
A Pentecostal Pneumatology: Implications for Therapy

Trina Young Greer, Genesis Counseling Center
Redemptive Work of the Holy Spirit after Trauma: Psychotherapies Effective for Integrating Christian Faith for Survivors of Abuse
114
11:30 BREAK & LUNCH Robertson Hall Lobby
12:30 PLENARY SESSION #4 Robertson Hall Moot Courtroom
  Corné Bekker, Regent University College of Arts and Sciences - Introduction

Stephen G. Post, Stony Brook University
The Pneumatology of Health and Healing: Intersections of Body, Mind, and Spirit
 
1:45 CONCLUDING COMMENTS
Diane Chandler, Regent University School of Divinity