LEAD Spring 2018

Becoming Irrelevant?

Joel Thiessen

Session 1:  The State of Religion and Culture in Canada

Session 1:  Q&A

Session 2:  Why People Leave the Church and Will They Ever Come Back?

Session 2:  Q&A

Session 3: Practical and Theological Responses for Churches in 21st Century Canada

Session 3:  Q&A

Recording Date: May 4, 2018
Recording Location: The Meeting House, Oakville, Ontario

Joel Thiessen is a Professor of Sociology and Director of the Flourishing Congregations Institute at Ambrose University in Calgary, Alberta. In these sessions he guides us in understanding the cultural and societal changes we wrestle with as pastors and leaders.

Joel is a researcher and has written an important book for the church. It is called “The Meaning of Sunday”. You can learn more about his work at www.joelthiessen.ca.