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All times are Eastern Time. 

Session 1, Monday, 1:30-2:30 p.m. (Select one)
A. Healthy Christian Sexuality: “The Spitting Image of Love”–Dr. Nathan Jastram, Chairman, Theology Department, Concordia University–Wisconsin, Mequon, Wisconsin
B. Healthy Christian Sexuality: “Incarnational Marriage: How the Presence of Christ Matters”–Dr. Scott Bruzek, Senior Pastor, St. John Lutheran Church, Wheaton, Illinois
C. Sexual Brokenness: “Understanding the Roots of Homosexuality”–Melissa Fryrear, Gender Issues Analyst within the Government and Public Policy Division, Focus on the Family, Colorado Springs, Colorado
D. Sexual Brokenness: “Ships Passing in the Night? Biblical Means of Navigating Divorce and Re-marriage”–Dr. Michael Eschelbach, Concordia University, River Forest, Illinois
E. Embracing the Challenge: “… And Such Were Some of You? Sexual Sin and Pastoral Care”–Dr. Harold Senkbeil, Associate Professor, Pastoral Ministry and Missions and D.Min. Supervisor, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana

 

Session 2, Monday, 4:15-5:15 p.m. (Select one)
A. Healthy Christian Sexuality: “The Spitting Image of Love”–Dr. Nathan Jastram, Chairman, Theology Department, Concordia University–Wisconsin, Mequon, Wisconsin
B. Healthy Christian Sexuality: “Incarnational Marriage: How the Presence of Christ Matters”–Dr. Scott Bruzek, Senior Pastor, St. John Lutheran Church, Wheaton, Illinois
C. Sexual Brokenness: “Understanding the Roots of Homosexuality”–Melissa Fryrear, Gender Issues Analyst within the Government and Public Policy Division, Focus on the Family, Colorado Springs, Colorado
D. Sexual Brokenness: “Ships Passing in the Night? Biblical Means of Navigating Divorce and Re-marriage”–Dr. Michael Eschelbach, Concordia University, River Forest, Illinois
E. Embracing the Challenge: “… And Such Were Some of You? Sexual Sin and Pastoral Care”–Dr. Harold Senkbeil, Associate Professor, Pastoral Ministry and Missions and D.Min. Supervisor, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana

 

Session 3, Tuesday, 10:45-11:45 a.m. (Select one)
A. Healthy Christian Sexuality: “Proclaiming the Gospel to a Pornified World”–Christopher West, Pope John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family, Washington, D.C.
B. Sexual Brokenness: “Sex, Lies, and Marriage: Cohabitation as the Pastoral Challenge of Our Age”–The Rev. Matthew Harrison, Executive Director of LCMS World Relief and Human Care Ministries, Saint Louis, Missouri
C. Sexual Brokenness: “ABUSE: The Silent Sin”–Dr. Randall Schroeder, Assistant Professor, Pastoral Ministry and Missions, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana
D. Embracing the Challenge: “Why Not Gay Marriage?”–Glenn Stanton, Director, Global Insight for Cultural and Family Renewal and Senior Analyst, Marriage and Sexuality, Focus on the Family, Colorado Springs, Colorado
E. Embracing the Challenge: “It’s Not about the Birds and the Bees Anymore: Talking to Teens about Sex and Relationships When They Think You’re Clueless”–Maggie Karner, Director of Life Ministries, LCMS World Relief and Human Care, Muncie, Indiana

 

Session 4, Tuesday, 2:30-3:30 p.m. (Select one)
A. Healthy Christian Sexuality: “My Crazy Imperfect Christian Marriage”–Glenn Stanton, Director, Global Insight for Cultural and Family Renewal and Senior Analyst, Marriage and Sexuality, Focus on the Family, Colorado Springs, Colorado
B. Healthy Christian Sexuality: “Marriage: The Joy of Faithfulness”–Dr. David Ludwig, Director, The Power of WE: Center for Family and Community Relations at Lenoir-Rhyne College, Hickory, North Carolina, and Kathy Ludwig, co-presenter with her husband in numerous seminars and family retreats
C. Sexual Brokenness: “Sex, Lies, and Marriage: Cohabitation as the Pastoral Challenge of Our Age”–The Rev. Matthew Harrison, Executive Director of LCMS World Relief and Human Care Ministries, Saint Louis, Missouri
D. Sexual Brokenness: “Apologizing and Forgiving: The ‘Heart’ of a Christian Marriage”– Dr. Randall Schroeder, Assistant Professor, Pastoral Ministry and Missions, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana
E. Embracing the Challenge: “How Should the Church Respond to Homosexuality?”– Mike Haley, Director of the Gender Issues Department, Focus on the Family, Colorado Springs, Colorado
F. Embracing the Challenge: “Luther on Marriage: Creation and Cross”– Prof. John Pless, Assistant Professor, Pastoral Ministry and Missions, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana

 

Session 5, Tuesday, 3:45-4:45 p.m. (Select one)
A. Healthy Christian Sexuality: “How to Talk about Sex—Even in Church”–Daniel Weiss, Senior Analyst for Media and Sexuality, Focus on the Family, Colorado Springs, Colorado
B. Healthy Christian Sexuality: “Marriage: The Joy of Faithfulness”–Dr. David Ludwig, Director, The Power of WE: Center for Family and Community Relations at Lenoir-Rhyne College, Hickory, North Carolina, and Kathy Ludwig, co-presenter with her husband in numerous seminars and family retreats
C. Sexual Brokenness: “Treating Intimacy Disorders: The Iceberg TM Method and the Example of Sex Addiction”–Dr. Rob Jackson, Licensed Professional Counselor, Colorado Springs, Colorado
D. Embracing the Challenge: “How Should the Church Respond to Homosexuality?”– Mike Haley, Director of the Gender Issues Department, Focus on the Family, Colorado Springs, Colorado
E. Embracing the Challenge: “Sex and Marriage: Gift of God, Image of Grace”– The Rev. Philip Zielinski, Associate Pastor, Christ Lutheran Church, Platte Woods, Missouri
F. Embracing the Challenge: “Love, Marriage, and the Law of the United States,” Prof. Richard Nuffer, Associate Professor, Pastoral Ministry and Missions, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana

 

Session 6, Wednesday, 9:30-10:45 a.m. (Select one)
A. Sexual Brokenness: “Treating Intimacy Disorders: The Iceberg TM Method and the Example of Sex Addiction”–Dr. Rob Jackson, Licensed Professional Counselor, Colorado Springs, Colorado
B. Embracing the Challenge: “Love, Marriage, and the Law of the United States,” Prof. Richard Nuffer, Associate Professor, Pastoral Ministry and Missions, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana
C. Embracing the Challenge: “It’s Not about the Birds and the Bees Anymore: Talking to Teens about Sex and Relationships When They Think You’re Clueless”–Maggie Karner, Director of Life Ministries, LCMS World Relief and Human Care, Muncie, Indiana
D. Embracing the Challenge: “Sex and Marriage: Gift of God, Image of Grace”– The Rev. Philip Zielinski, Associate Pastor, Christ Lutheran Church, Platte Woods, Missouri
E. Embracing the Challenge: “Luther on Marriage: Creation and Cross”– Prof. John Pless, Assistant Professor, Pastoral Ministry and Missions, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana


 

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