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The Francis A. Schaeffer Lectures – 2012 – Science and Faith: Friends or Foes?

By Covenant Seminary on Friday, September 14th, 2012

The annual Francis A. Schaeffer Institute lectures will partner with the Discovery Institute to offer a two-day seminar on Science and Faith. Free to students, $25 for others. Advanced registration is required for all attendees. Learn more:

Presented this year in partnership with Discovery Institute's Center for Science and Culture

Dates: October 12–13
Days/Times: Fri., 7–9 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m.– 4 p.m.
Topic: Science and Faith: Friends or Foes?
Dr. Jay Richards, co-author of The Privileged Planet
Dr. Ann Gauger, Senior Research Biologist at the Biologic Institute and co-author of the new book Science and Human Origins
Dr. C. John Collins, Professor of Old Testament at Covenant Theological Seminary and author of Did Adam and Eve Really Exist?
Dr. Paul Nelson, Adjunct Professor of Science and Religion at Biola University and featured science expert in documentaries such as Metamorphosis
Dr. John West, editor of The Magician’s Twin: C. S. Lewis on Science, Scientism, and Society


Description: Are science and faith at war? Does science undermine or corroborate belief in God? Does faith suppress or inspire scientific research? Explore these questions and more during this special weekend designed especially for pastors, seminary students, and other church leaders.

General Admission: $25 ($35 after Sept. 21)
Student Admission: FREE with student ID. (Students interested in taking this course as an independent study should contact the Registrar’s office.)

See more details or register online at:

Registration Deadline: Friday, October 5.

Class Notes
[MATS] - 
Randy Rhea

After ten years as an assistant pastor of Grace Evangelical, Germantown, TN, Randy Rhea (MATS ’98) planted Trinity Presbyterian Church, Corinth, MS. This past January, Randy and his wife moved to Madison, MS where Randy is serving as the assistant pastor of Madison Heights Presbyterian. Randy and his wife Sheri have two children, Emily (12) and Walker (9).

[MDiv] - 
Michael Hall

Congratulations to Michael Hall (MDiv '00) on becoming Pastor to Students at Trinity Presbyterian Church, Charlottesville, VA. Michael has served as Pastor of Student Ministries at Kirk of the Hills, St. Louis, MO for the past seven years. Michael and his wife Kirby Hall MATS '99) have three children, McKenzie (10), Carter (9), and John Thomas (7).

[DMin] - 
Jame Hahs

After 11 years as pastor of Nameoki United Methodist Church in Granite City, Jame Hahs (DMin ‘ 06) was appointed to the position of Directing Pastor of Main Street United Methodist Church in Alton, IL. He is now entering his fourth year in that position. Jame and his wife Donna live in Alton, IL.

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