Speakers

Keynote Speaker: John G. Stackhouse, Jr.

Dr. John G. Stackhouse, Jr.

John G. Stackhouse, Jr., draws on history, sociology, theology and philosophy to explore the intersection of Christian faith and contemporary culture in North America and beyond.

A graduate of Queen’s University, Wheaton College Graduate School and the University of Chicago, he is the Samuel J. Mikolaski Professor of Religious Studies at Crandall University in Moncton, N.B. He has lectured at Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Edinburgh, Fudan, Otago and other international universities, as well as Canadian institutions from UBC to Acadia.

Dr. Stackhouse is the author of over 700 articles and reviews and 10 books, including Humble Apologetics: Defending the Faith Today and Can God Be Trusted? Faith and the Challenge of Evil (both Oxford). His commentary on contemporary religion and culture has been featured in media as diverse as the New York Times, the Globe and Mail, The Atlantic, the Christian Century, Christianity Today, and CBC TV and Radio from coast to coast. And he has spoken about religion and contemporary culture in Israel, Turkey, Malaysia, Korea, China, India, Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom, as well as throughout North America.

Keynote topics:

  • What are we up against? — sociological research on the current Canadian context
  • So what do we aim for? — theological & ecclesiological teaching and reflection
  • Practical suggestions — pastoral implications for today’s church leaders

Workshop Leaders

In addition to our keynote addresses, Discipulus’18 will feature workshops on specific strategies, tools and resources you can use for evangelism and disciple-making. Watch this space for more details!