November 12, 2013

Nazarene Theological Seminary



Dr. Brandon Winstead (’05) | Killearn United Methodist Church


Rev. Montague Williams (’09) | Eastern Nazarene College

Dr. Claire Smith | St. Paul School of Theology; YouTheology

Rev. David Gilmore | Centennial United Methodist Church
Kurt Rietema | Youthfront

The public outcry following the verdict of the Zimmerman trial this past summer exposed anew the pain and reality of the highly racialized society we live in.  Our churches and our youth ministries are not exempt from these patterns of racial isolation.  Beginning at 8:30 am on November 12, Dr. Brandon Winstead will address the historical, social and cultural issues that have shaped the realities of youth ministry and race in the US.  In a second session, Dr. Winstead will lead a panel discussion with other scholars and ministry leaders regarding the implications and future this reality holds for ministry among youth.  We will conclude at 11:30am.

About Dean G. Blevins

Dr. Dean G. Blevins currently serves as Professor of Practical Theology and Christian Discipleship at Nazarene Theological Seminary. An ordained elder, Dean has ministered in diverse settings and currently also serves at the USA Regional Education Coordinator for the Church of the Nazarene. A prolific author, Dr. Blevins recently co-wrote the textbook Discovering Discipleship and edits Didache: Faithful Teaching, a journal for Wesleyan Education.
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