The 2017 God & Sex Forum

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We are so excited about the God & Sex Forum taking place this week at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG)! Wondering what exactly this event is? Find out what you need to know here.

The What

“God and Sex”—not two words that normally pop up beside one another in everyday conversation, right? And yet these two topics may have much more in common than you ever realized. This forum will consist of two primary things: (1) A speaker who will be talking about the Christian view of sex and sexuality, and (2) a discussion panel of members from the local Christian community who will answer students’ questions related to sex and sexuality.

The specific topic that will be addressed at this year’s event is sexual orientation. The main speaker, Gene Burrus, will argue that sexual orientation can never define you. Christians instead find their identity in something much greater, no matter which gender is sexually attractive to them. Gene will share how God recovers and refashions our broken sexualities in his image and compels us to pursue him in relationship above anyone or anything else.

The Why

There are a lot of misconceptions about Christian sexuality from both Christians and non-Christians. This forum is an attempt to clarify and educate. It will help students understand how the Christian worldview speaks to issues of sex and sexuality from a historical-biblical perspective, and how Jesus makes a difference in our view of sex.

The When

This Thursday, April 6, at 7:30pm.

The Where

The UNCG School of Education Building, Room 114. (Right across the street from Yum Yums!)

The Who

Here is who you can expect to hear from on the discussion panel:

  • Gene Burrus – Keynote Speaker, Ph.D. candidate at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.
  • Cameron (Cami) Hodges – Author, Teacher, and Small Business Owner
  • Harrison Phipps – UNCG Student
  • Adam Tucker – Director of Missions and Evangelism at Southern Evangelical Seminary
  • Gary Rivers – Associate Pastor at Mercy Hill Church
  • Carter Mundy (moderating) – Assistant Executive Director at Greensboro Pregnancy Care Center

Don’t Miss It!

This free event is open to both UNCG students and the public. It’s a great opportunity to engage in respectful discussion about Christian sexuality and some common objections and questions that are often raised regarding sexual orientation. We’d encourage you to bring friends and other students, including middle and high school students. Don’t miss out on this great community event!

For more information, check out makeupyourownmind.org/forum, and be sure to “Like” Greensboro Pregnancy Care Center’s Facebook page so you won’t miss any updates on this event.

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