Our work was never intended to be transactional; it was designed to be transformative. Since the beginning of creation, God has invited us to co-labor with him in all he has created. And Scripture evidences–even before the Fall–we were called to work for his glory. But what was God’s original intention for our work? And even more, what does his divine design for our work mean for us today?
In this webinar, we consider how our work expresses worship when done for his purposes and his glory. We will discuss a biblical framework of vocation and work. We will consider how our work extends beyond our weekday occupation and to all aspects of our ministry and life.
Faith and Work: Redemptive Justice
Join us in this Faith and Work webinar as we consider how God’s Word and our salvation compel us to engage justice efforts for the purposes of God’s kingdom. In the spirit of integrating orthodoxy and orthopraxy, we will discuss meaningful ways Christians can engage social issues, ways to participate in social innovation, and how our efforts to engage justice might differ from those who do not share our faith. We will then explore how we might mobilize the Church to work for the common good and for God’s glory.
About This Webinar:
Date: February 23, 2023
Time: 12:30PM-1:30PM CST
Cost: Free registration
Justin Giboney is an attorney, political strategist, and ordained minister in Atlanta, GA. He is also the Co-Founder and President of the AND Campaign, which is a coalition of urban Christians who are determined to address the sociopolitical arena with the compassion and conviction of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Justin has managed successful campaigns for elected officials in the state and referendums relating to the city’s transportation and water infrastructure.
In 2012 and 2016, Georgia’s 5th congressional district elected him as a delegate for the Democratic National Convention. A former Vanderbilt University football player and law student, Justin served on the Urban League of Greater Atlanta Board of Directors. He’s the co-author of Compassion (&) Conviction: The AND Campaign's Guide to Faithful Civic Engagement and has written op-eds for publications such as Christianity Today and The Hill.
Bri Stensrud is an author, speaker, and human dignity advocate. Formerly the Director of Sanctity of Human Life Initiatives at Focus on the Family, she currently serves as the Director of Women of Welcome, a non-partisan, advocacy project for immigrants and refugees. She holds a Masters of Biblical and Theological Studies from Dallas Theological Seminary and lives in Colorado with her husband and two kids.
Her passion is to inspire the Church to engage tangibly with human dignity issues, living out a consistent and holistic pro-life ethic.
Op-eds and interviews with Bri can be found in Newsweek, World Magazine, CBN, Charisma Magazine, Baptist News, Christian Parenting, Moody Radio, The Happy Hour, and other well-known media outlets and Christian podcasts.
Her children's book, The Biggest Best Light is now available wherever books are sold. Find her commentary and resources on Instagram @Bri.Stenz and @womenofwelcome
Dr. Christina Crenshaw has twenty years experience as a professor, researcher, writer, and faith and justice advocate. She holds a PhD in Education with an emphasis in English from Baylor University. As a Lecturer at Baylor University, she taught Faith and Writing, Vocational Leadership, and Human Trafficking Awareness courses. As an Assistant Professor at California Baptist University, she served in a dual department position teaching English and Education courses. Christina has also held staff leadership positions. She served as the Director of Baylor’s Leadership Minor and as the Program Director for Truett Seminary’s Faith and Sports Ministry. Prior to her experience in higher education, she taught high school students in both public and private schools. Christina also has extensive work in anti-human trafficking efforts. She has published and presented her work on human trafficking prevention curriculum in peer–reviewed journals and at academic conferences.
Currently, Christina serves as an Associate for Cultural Engagement and Leadership at Dallas Theology Seminary’s Hendricks Center. She also holds a Fellowship with Southwestern Seminary’s Land Center and Independent Women’s Forum. In these roles, she contributes to efforts and discussions on the intersections of the Church, vocation, leadership, and cultural engagement.