ENGAGE 4th National Symposium 2016
Aspiring to Christian marriage? The vision and reality now and for future generations
Purpose of the Symposium
To raise awareness and facilitate action so that the UK church has a clearer vision of the potential for marriage between Christians
Further tools to make it a reality for this generation and beyond
Participants' packs (click on document name to access)
Data from www.singlechristians.co.uk on The Gender Imbalance in Church (handout supporting talk 1 re. psycho-social dynamics)
Why this and why now?
Annabel Clarke, Engage Co-Chair,
Christian Marriage: The God Factor.
Rev Canon Dr Adrian Chatfield, Ridley Hall Theological College, Cambridge.
What is the state of play in the non-Christian environment? Greener Grass?
Sir Paul Coleridge, Founder and Chairman,
The Marriage Foundation.
Nathan Blackaby, Engage Co-Chair, Executive Director of Ministry, Christian Vision for Men.
Young people, marriage, and how to raise rebels. Jason Royce, Director, Souster Youth Trust and formerly Romance Academy.
Making Christian Marriage Possible - the data.
Dr David Pullinger , Researcher, Author, and a Director of SingleChristians.co.uk.
Boy meets girl? Doubts, needs and hopes among millennial evangelicals.
Chine McDonald, Director of Communications, Evangelical Alliance.
Getting practical about dating - how can we change the church culture?
Rev Will van der Hart, Pastoral chaplain at Holy Trinity Brompton and a Director of Premier Mind and Soul.
A leaders guide to online dating for Christians - myths, benefits, challenges, risks, and rewards. Jackie Elton, Founder and Managing Director, ChristianConnection.com, and a Director of SingleChristians.co.uk.
Christian marriage – God’s powerful sign.
Rev Nicky Lee, Associate Vicar and The Marriage Courses, Holy Trinity Brompton