‘The New Normal’ Conference 11/12 November

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Friday 11th November
Saturday, 12 November 2016
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Emmanuel Centre – 9-23 Marsham Street, London, SW1P 3DW – View Map


This is a 3-part conference over 2 days.

Understanding the Cultural Shift (Friday 11am-5pm); 

The World Premiere of ‘Sunlight’ (Friday Evening 7.30-9pm ); 

Responding to the Cultural Shift (Saturday 10am-5pm).

In the last ten years there has been a revolution in society’s attitude to sex and gender. Friday’s conference will explore the origins of this revolution, looking especially at the place of children in art, literature and the law.

The program will include academic panel discussions, paper presentations and the world premiere of an original play written by grammy nominated singer-songwriter Michelle Shocked and Bobby Lopez, ‘Sunlight’.

Josephine Romea, Carlos Flores, Dr Julia Gasper, Paddy J. Manning, James Lopez, Stella Morabito, Dan Moody, Dr Carys Mosely

The conference on Saturday 12th will equip teachers and concerned adults to respond to this revolution, particularly at home, in schools and in wider society.  a Biblical perspective we will explore practical tools which we might use to tackle what has become the new normal. All are welcome (over 16’s only).

Speakers: Prof John Nolland, Prof Bobby Lopez, Dr Jo-Joy Wright, Daniel Moody, Dr Mike Davidson, Dermot O’Callaghan, Patricia Morgan, Dr Lisa Nolland, Brian Hadley, Antonia Tully, Rev Lynda Rose, Dr Liz Jones, Andrea Williams, and others.

You are invited to attend as much as you are able. Please follow the links above for more information.


£50 for admission to all parts 
£40 for admission to one day and Friday ‘Sunlight’ performance 
£10 for admission to ‘Sunlight’ only

For those in genuine need and otherwise not be able to come, please contact Christian Concern.      

Speakers and titles are provisional and may be subject to change

See also this selection of recent articles which illustrate the need for this conference:
Gender dysphoria: Should churches affirm transgender people in their chosen identity as a demonstration of love, even if they disagree with what they have done? Mark Yarhouse, Peter Ould, Andrew Walker say “yes”; Robert Gagnon disagrees. See articles here.
Transgender: The New Normal? by Camilla Olim, Christian Concern
What does the Bible say about transgenderism? by Kevin deYoung, The Gospel Coalition



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