Faith at Work: New York | March 24, 2018 | The King’s College
In partnership with The King’s College and The Charles L. Feinberg Center for Messianic Jewish Studies, we’re excited to host Your Work: More Than a Paycheck. This is a dynamic, one-day conference on how we, as Christ-followers, can engage in everyday work as a sacred calling from God Himself, and thereby become agents of grace in workplaces everywhere.
Executive Director of the Center for Faith and Work
David oversees all the ministries of the Center for Faith & Work as Executive Director and is the Pastor of Faith and Work at Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City. Prior to this role, David served as the Director of the Gotham Fellowship, developing and teaching its intensive curriculum while providing spiritual direction. Prior to joining CFW in 2007, David was a Chaplain at Princeton University, where he also served as the Founder and Executive Director of Manna Christian Fellowship for over 12 years.
Although David has lived in New York since 2010, he grew up in the Philadelphia area. He received his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, his M.Div. from Westminster Theological Seminary, and his Th.M. from Princeton Theological Seminary, where his studies focused on the public theology of Abraham Kuyper. Currently, he is completing his D.Min. at Fuller Theological Seminary in the area of faith and culture. David has a passion for making the gospel real to life, especially in the context of work. He has taught courses at Fuller Theological Seminary and at Regent College. He’s written a two devotional books: Glimpses of a Greater Glory: A Devotional through the Storyline of the Bible and The Lord’s Prayer Devotional. He’s also the author of 20 and Something: Have the Time of Your Life (and Figure it All Out Too) and the general editor of the NIV Faith & Work Bible (Zondervan). David lives with his wife, Jane, and two boys in the Upper West Side.
Executive Director for Cultural Engagement and Senior Research Professor of New Testament at Dallas Theological Seminary
Darrell L. Bock is Senior Research Professor of New Testament Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary in Dallas, Texas, as well as Executive Director of Cultural Engagement for the Hendricks Center there. He also is a New York Times Best Selling author. A writer of around forty books forty books, his special fields of study involve hermeneutics, the use of the Old Testament in the New, Luke-Acts, the historical Jesus, gospel studies and the integration of theology and culture. It is this latter area that is the focus of his work at the Center where he is responsible for producing a web-based, weekly podcast on issues of God and culture called The Table (www.dts.edu/thetable). He has served on the board of Chosen People Ministries for over a decade and also has served on the board at Wheaton College for several years. He is a graduate of the University of Texas (B.A.), Dallas Theological Seminary (Th.M.), and the University of Aberdeen (Ph.D.). He has had four annual stints of post‑doctoral study at the University of Tübingen, the second through fourth as an Alexander von Humboldt scholar through a scholarship offered by the Federal Republic of Germany (1989-90, 1995-96, 2004-05, 2010-2011). He also serves as elder emeritus at Trinity Fellowship Church in Richardson, Texas, is editor at large for Christianity Today and served as President of the Evangelical Theological Society for the year 2000-2001. He is married to Sally and has two daughters (both married), a son, three grandsons, and a granddaughter.
President, Asset Management at Northern Trust
Shundrawn A. Thomas serves as the President of Asset Management. In his previous role as Executive Vice President, Head of Funds and Managed Accounts Group he was responsible for the development, management and distribution of the firm’s mutual funds, institutional mutual funds and exchange-traded funds as well as related business activities. He also oversaw the Managed Accounts practice which provides investment advisory solutions to existing clients and financial intermediaries. His broad executive responsibilities involved developing long-term strategy, executing operating plans, managing client and vendor relationships and developing and retaining talented professionals.
Previously, Shundrawn served as President and Chief Executive of Northern Trust Securities, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of Northern Trust Corporation. In addition to his general management responsibilities, he was responsible for overseeing financial management and working with regulators including FINRA and the Securities and Exchange Commission. He also served as Head of Corporate Strategy for Northern Trust Corporation. As a direct report to the Chief Executive Officer, he supported executive management with key strategic planning initiatives. Prior to joining Northern Trust, Shundrawn served as a vice president for Goldman Sachs and held positions in sales, trading and research with Morgan Stanley.
Shundrawn received a B.S. degree in Accounting from Florida A&M University and an M.B.A. degree from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He has also completed executive education programs in corporate strategy at Chicago Booth School of Business and corporate governance at University of Notre Dame Mendoza School of Business. Shundrawn currently holds the FINRA series 7, 63 and 24 securities licenses.
Shundrawn currently serves as a trustee for Wheaton College and as a board director of the Florida A & M University Foundation. Shundrawn is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago. His civic involvement has afforded him the opportunity to speak and lecture nationally on topics including leadership, strategy, investment management and professional development.
Katherine Leary Alsdorf is the founder & former executive director of Redeemer’s Center for Faith & Work and co-author with Tim Keller of Every Good Endeavor. She came to Redeemer in 2002 to establish the Center for Faith & Work and help nurture a meaningful integration between people’s faith and their professional work. Prior to this ministry role at Redeemer, Katherine served 20 years in the high tech industry. In California, she served as CEO of Pensare, Inc., an online management education company, and CEO of One Touch Systems, Inc., a hardware/software products company. Before that, she was president of Private Satellite Network, a communications network and services company in New York City. She also worked in various consulting, sales, and marketing roles, primarily in the technology sector.
She received an MBA from The Darden School, University of Virginia, and a BA in Psychology and Education from Wittenberg University. She became a Christian mid-career in NYC through the ministries of Redeemer Presbyterian Church and has taken seminary classes at Regent College in Vancouver. She also serves on the Theology of Work Project Steering Committee.
8:30 Registration Opens
9:00 Keynote Session 1
11:00 Workshop 1
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 Workshop Session 2
2:15 Keynote Session 2
4:00 Conference Concludes
Workshop Information to Come
Information & Details
- $40/person (until 2/22/2016)
- $50/person (until 3/9/2016)
- $25/person for groups of 5 or more (until 3/9/2016)
- $15/person for all students
$40/person for DTS and King’s College alumni
PATH Trains are available from New Jersey into Manhattan. Use the Christopher Street stop if you are coming directly to King’s College
Parking options and discount coupons can be located using BestParking.com.
Club Quarters – World Trade Center: 5 Minute Walk to Campus. Mention The King’s College or use this link to make the most of our corporate discounted rates. Be sure to select “New York, World Trade Center”. (If asked for a code please use “TKC.”)
The Double Tree – Stone Street: 5 Minute Walk to Campus. Use this link to obtain our corporate discount.
Holiday Inn Manhattan – Financial District: 5 minute walk to campus. Reserve a room at the Holiday Inn – Financial District for:
Fairfield Inn – Front Street: 15 Minute Walk to Campus. Use this link to make the most of our corporate discounted rates. After you choose your Check-In & Check-Out dates, click on Corporate/Promotional code under Special Rates, and enter promo code “K4C” to receive 15% off our Best Available Rates.
In addition to our keynote sessions, you’ll choose 2 workshops to attend.
More workshop information is on its way!
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