Lay Bible Institute

Summer Lay Bible Institute

Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Clara and Spencer Werner Auditorium, Wyneken Hall
Registration: $25 fee covers lunch and a copy of the monograph
Registration deadline: July 19, 2019

An Invitation into the Homes of Practicing Christians



Dr. Anthony (Tony) Cook

Studies have revealed much about the state of religion in the United States and how faith is perceived and discussed in public. But how is faith being nurtured in private—with the spouses, children, parents, roommates and even frequent visitors who spend time under our roofs?

Join Rev. Dr. Anthony (Tony) Cook, vice president, Global Ministries, Lutheran Hour Ministries, for an in-depth look at today's Christian households as revealed through new research conducted by Barna Group in collaboration with Lutheran Hour Ministries.

As we uncover faith heritages and history, come discover how vibrant households grow together, practice hospitality, and share their faith with those around them and the next generation.

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