The Visiting Scholar Program's purpose is to bring visiting scholars to MLC who have knowledge of the world and the direction the political environment is headed, along with their personal unique gifts and perspectives, as well as a spiritual emphasis.
Overall, We are seeking to learn more about how Christian communities and individuals live cope and react to the challenges that all face as well as to understand our own situation and find ways to respond
Objectives of the Visiting Scholar program are as follows:
We welcomed Dr. Scott Sullivan
Author, Teacher, Apologetics Scholar, Dr. Sullivan lectured on:
The importance of God when it comes to morality and a Christian critique of communism.
Third Annual VSP
David Zahl, Author of “Seculosity – How Career, Parenting, Technology, Food, Politics, and Romance Became Our New Religion and What To Do About It.”
David brought to us the all-too-real topic of how our everyday activities in life often provide more meaning than they should, and yes, even take the place of God in our lives.
Second Annual VSP
“A Reformation Visit” with our special guests Pastor Schuschke, who portrayed Martin Luther.
And a discussion with Andreas Sturm, a German Theologian who come from Neulussheim, Germany to speak to us about Martin Luther and the Reformation.
First Annual VSP
Dr. Mitri Raheb, the most widely published Palestinian theologian to date. Dr. Raheb is a Lutheran Palestinian Pastor who serves Christmas Lutheran Church in Bethlehem.
Dr. Raheb presentation: “Assuring that Christianity Survives and Thrives in the Holy Land”