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U.S. Baha'i leader will speak in Athens
William ''Billy'' Roberts, consulting psychologist and
a member of the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of the United
States, will deliver a lecture titled ''Black and White: Unleash the
Power of Unity,'' at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Chapel on the University
of Georgia's North Campus.
Roberts conducts corporate training and public
workshops on the topic of diversity. Roberts' speech will focus on the
power of spiritual principles to promote true unity among blacks and
whites. The lecture is jointly sponsored by the UGA Baha'i Association
and the Baha'is of Athens-Clarke County.
Also, the topic for Baha'i Sunday Morning on WRFC-AM
(960) at 10 a.m. Sunday is ''Many Religions: The Light of One God.''
UGA Christian faculty schedules orientation
The University of Georgia's Christian Faculty Forum
will host a Christian Student Survival Conference April 23-24 in room
203 of Caldwell Hall off Herty Drive.
The conference is aimed at high school juniors and
seniors who are planning to go to college.
It is designed to prepare them for the intellectual
challenges they will face and to demonstrate that a living relationship
with Christ is an intellectually defensible and respectable
Speakers at the conference will be UGA faculty who are
members of the Christian Faculty Forum, an interdenominational ministry
comprising more than 70 UGA Christian professors.
Their presentations will address topics such as the
historical evidence for Jesus and the Bible, evolution, naturalism and
postmodernism. Small discussion groups are planned, to give students the
opportunity to respond to the speakers.
Cost of the conference is $10. For more information,
contact forum member David B. Mustard at (706) 548-9526, or via e-mail
at email@example.com. The forum's Web site address is
Columbia Theological sets colloquium dates
DECATUR -- Colloquium '99, a free, public event designed to foster
reflection and renewal, is scheduled for April 19-21 at Columbia
Theological Seminary in Decatur.
The colloquium begins with an 8 p.m. worship service April 19 with
Nora Tubbs Tisdale of Princeton Theological Seminary as guest preacher.
At 9:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. April 20, Emory University homiletics
professor Gail O'Day will speak on "New Testament Perspectives in
Preaching." At 2 p.m. April 20, acting dean Charles Cousar will
moderate a panel discussion on "Preaching for the Renewal of the
At 9:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. April 21, Michael Kinnamon of Lexington
Theological Seminary will present "The Ecumenical Vision of the
Church and How We Have Distorted It," and "The Global Church in
a New Millennium and the Challenges Before It."
For more information, call Columbia Seminary at (404) 687-4566 or
visit the seminary's Web site at www.CTSnet.edu.
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