On March 1st and 2nd, the first Christianity and the Culture (C&C) Conference will be held in Northern New Jersey. The content and speakers come from Worldview Academy, and the sessions will be held at First Baptist Church of Hackensack. North Jersey Home School Association (NJHSA) has provided key financial support to make the event happen.
Troop 113 families are very welcome to attend, and if you choose to attend, we will consider it a sponsored troop activity towards advancement requirements for First Class.
CLICK HERE for a trifold brochure, including signup information.
What is C&C you ask?
Worldview Academy’s Christianity & Culture Conferences bring nationally-known and gifted faculty to your church for a series of lectures and breakout sessions designed to address culture issues in the light of Scripture. Worldview Academy, the national leader in worldview training, presents personalized conferences that will inspire, challenge and encourage your families to stand for truth in an ever-changing culture.
The program will feature a Friday evening session and several sessions throughout the day on Saturday. Thee professional speakers will be on site to deliver challenging and informative content. The speakers inlcude: Randy Sims, Jeff Baldwin, and Paul Jordan
My sons, Stephen and Josh, have attended Worldview Academy the past three summers and found it to be a wonderful experience.
There will be a small entry fee associated with this event; I’ll have more information a little later. It will start at 6:30 PM on Friday, the first of March, and end for the night at 10. Starting up again at 9:00 AM, 8:30 if you want to socialize or ask the speakers questions, and end at 5:00 PM, a full two days to be sure, but worth every minute.
A Facebook event page has been created to share information about the event — I’d encourage you to visit this link from time to time: http://www.facebook.com/#!/events/462805107114588/
About World View Academy:
Worldview Academy began in 1996 by Todd Kent, Randy Sims, Jeff Baldwin, and Bill Jack. Since then, our mission has remained the same: to help Christians think and live in accord with a biblical worldview so that they can serve Christ and lead the culture. We train Christians through Worldview Academy Leadership Camps and Christianity & Culture church conferences. While the ministry hosts events all over the United States, Worldview Academy is a non-profit ministry based out of Midland, TX.
- Year Founded: 1996
- All Time Attendees: 25,000
- Total Number of Camps since 1996: 214
- Average Attendance Each Summer: 2400
About Jeff Baldwin:
Jeff Baldwin is the research director for Worldview Academy, and he served for four years as the humanities chair for Providence Classical School. He also served as the creative editor for Understanding the Times by David A. Noebel, and co-authored the Understanding the Times curriculum.
Jeff recently published a worldview primer for students K-5. He has also published a collection of essays, poems and short stories entitled The Twelve Trademarks of Great Literature, and an introduction to worldviews based on the stories of Frankenstein and Jekyll and Hyde entitled The Deadliest Monster.
Jeff authored most of the discussion guides for Worldview Academy’s website, TheGreatBooks.com. Each guide helps educators teach a classic work from the Christian perspective; works range from Homer’s Odyssey to John Milton’s Paradise Lost.
Jeff’s first novel, Ian, is an allegory thematically based on John 15:13-15. Jeff recently published a collection of essays, poems and short stories entitled The Twelve Trademarks of Great Literature; the title essay helps Christians learn to discern what makes a great book great. He also authored The Deadliest Monster, an introduction to worldviews based on the stories of Frankenstein and Jekyll and Hyde.
Currently, Jeff is in the midst of founding Steadfast Christian Classical School in his hometown.
Jeff’s articles have appeared in World, Teachers in Focus, and New Attitude, and have been broadcast on Charles Colson’s radio program, Breakpoint. Jeff teaches nation-wide at camps and conferences.