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April 16, 2016

"Helping Refugees: From Crisis to Response"
Tom Albinson, Serge Duss, Ruth Famini, Laura McDonald, Razan Osman, Mark Smith, Miray Zaour
What can we do about the global refugee crisis? Panelists, including displaced individuals and experts from the State Department, NGOs, and Christian ministries, helped us to understand what we hear in the news and channeled our dismay into positive responses.    Panelists included: Tom Albinson, International Association for Refugees Serge Duss, International Medical Corps Ruth Famini, World Relief Rachel Leslie, U.S. Department of State Laura McDonald, Refugee Trauma Expert Razan Osman, Lutheran Social Services Mark Smith, World Vision Miray Zaour, Damascus, Syria 10 Things You Can Do  


March 12, 2016
"Touching Heaven"
Rev. Don Meeks
Don Meeks, pastor of Greenwich Presbyterian Church in Greenwich, Virginia, spoke at the monthly men's breakfast on the topic "Touching Heaven: Experiencing the Power of Praying the Psalms Daily." 


January 31, 2016

"How Christians Can Flourish in an Increasingly Adversarial Culture"
Pete Wehner
Peter Wehner, a committed Christian, well-known journalist, and Senior Fellow at The Ethics and Public Policy Center, will present “How Christians Can Flourish in an Increasingly Adversarial Culture.” He writes widely on political, cultural, religious, and national-security issues for numerous publications—including the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Financial Times, the Weekly Standard, National Affairs, Christianity Today and Time magazine. In 2015 he was named a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times and he contributes regularly to Commentary magazine’s blog “Contentions.” He has also appeared as a commentator on Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, and C-SPAN television and appears frequently on national talk radio programs.  


October 3, 2015

"Science and the Soul: Fall Conference"
Dr. Curt Thompson
Psychiatrist and author Curt Thompson leads us in a consideration of how faith in God actually changes our brain – the way we think and relate to others leads to deeper, closer connections with God and the people we love.