City Forum: Navigating Social Media | Scott Byrd

Do you ever find yourself scrolling aimlessly on Instagram, Facebook, or TikTok? Have you ever wondered what effect this is having on you, your kids, or your grandkids? In this seminar we look at the ways social media shapes us and how Christians can use it for the glory of God.

City Forum is a ministry of Christ Pres that seeks to give rich opportunities to engage in depth a variety of Biblical, social and cultural topics. Each presentation will be followed by a lengthy “Q&A” session with plenty of time to interact with the topic. After the event, attendees are strongly encouraged to discuss the topic over dinner with friends or family. These sessions are intended to equip God’s people to be formed into Christlikeness through thoughtful engagement with the world.

City Forum: Technology | Melvin Manickavasagam

City Forum is a ministry of Christ Pres that seeks to give rich opportunities to engage in depth a variety of Biblical, social and cultural topics. Each presentation will be followed by a lengthy “Q&A” session with plenty of time to interact with the topic. After the event, attendees are strongly encouraged to discuss the topic over dinner with friends or family. These sessions are intended to equip God’s people to be formed into Christlikeness through thoughtful engagement with the world.

Loving God while attached to our iPhones? While the benefits of technology are indisputable, many questions remain as to technology’s downside. Texting, social networking, and Internet research may not be enemies of faith, but we should ask whether these activities and the technology behind them are making us more thoughtful, articulate, and loving people. Beyond content, how has our digital practices shaped our Christian life? How does the insatiable desire for ever-faster response time from our handheld devices square with the Christian virtue of patience?

City Forum: Sex & Gender | Les Newsom

City Forum is a ministry of Christ Pres that seeks to give rich opportunities to engage in depth a variety of Biblical, social and cultural topics. Each presentation will be followed by a lengthy “Q&A” session with plenty of time to interact with the topic. After the event, attendees are strongly encouraged to discuss the topic over dinner with friends or family. These sessions are intended to equip God’s people to be formed into Christlikeness through thoughtful engagement with the world.