OPEN Faith is a National Conference bringing together those from various streams of faith including (but not limited to) Non-denominational, Progressive-Evangelical, Post-Evangelical, Evangelical, Charismatic, Free-church (and, frankly, most any other 'stream') seeking to live and believe in just, generous Christian ways.
Hosted at Christian Theological Seminary, this conference will utilize a variety of platforms (discussions, presentations, interactive game play, video presentations) to bring OPEN Faith to life.
Top thought-leaders and practitioners will share their most inspiring ideas and practices at OPEN Faith, exploring new ways of being Christian - new integrations, conversations, and dreams. Content creators include Jacqui Lewis, Jes Kast-Keat, Monica Coleman, Rob Bell, Mark Charles, Danny Cortez, Ralph Basui Watkins, Teresa Pasquale, Leroy Barber, Jeff Miner, Aaron Wade, Doug Pagitt, Jennifer Knapp, Brian McLaren, Alicia Crosby, David Gushee, Jim Kast-Keat, Stan Mitchell, Brandan Robertson, Charlie Dean, Laura Truax, Tony Jones, Michael Kimpan, Rachael McClair, Mark Tidd, Melissa Greene, Ryan Gear, Colby Martin, Ryan Phipps, Paula Stone Williams, Mark Scandrette, Jason Bilbrey, Elizabeth Myer Boulton, Robb Ryerse and many more, including you.
IS THIS FOR ME?
Whether you're a pastor, a volunteer leader, or just interested in all things faith - your own or our collective expressions - OPEN Faith is for you.
OPEN Faith will have a festival-like feel. There will be numerous offerings at any given time and you can participate in them at your own pace, and according to your own interest. There will be a variety of venues where you can experience interactive game play, seminars, contemplative practice, video presentations and discussions.
BECOME A MEMBER
The best way to register for OPEN Faith is to become a member of the OPEN Network. When you become an individual member, you'll receive an email with instructions to register for OPEN Faith free of charge. With an organizational membership, you will receive three free registrations.