Lectures and Workshops
Touchdowns for Jesus and Other Signs of Apocalypse
Monday, March 27 I 9:30 a.m. I Gardencourt, Hundley Hall
Caldwell Lecturer Marcia Mount Shoop is the fourth generation in her family ordained to the ministry in the Presbyterian Church. Her husband, John, coached in the National Football League and Division I college football for twenty-six years. John and Marcia host a podcast, “Going Deep: Sports in the 21st Century” that explores some of the pressing issues in revenue sports today.
Shoop's lecture will address some of these issues and how they impact our culture.
Who is Afraid of Sports? Play, Bodies, and Formation (Part One)
Monday, March 27 I 2:30 p.m. I Gardencourt, Hundley Hall
Greenhoe Lecturer John B. White will share his perspective in sports chaplain ministry and the spiritual, personal and professional challenges that athletes (and fans alike) face in the midst of major sports.
Child Abuse and Child Sex Trafficking
MFT Continuing Education Breakfast
Tuesday, March 28 I 9:30 a.m. I Winn Center, McAtee A and B
Sex trafficking of both adults and minors is a very real crime in our society. During major sporting events that draw large crowds from different parts of the world, incidences of sex trafficking and abuse are often on the rise.
Louisville Seminary alum Nicole Y. Ward (MAMFT, '04) will share her perspectives as a behavioral health professional on this issue, and she will share tips on how to identify potential victims of childhood sex trafficking. Eligible for 1 CEU for licensed marriage and family therapists.