Sixth Annual Faith Conference Confronts Doubt and Difference

Dr. Jacqueline Bussie and Bishop Emeritus Dr. Munib Younan of Jordan and the Holy Land highlight the conference on authentic engagement.
Posted on April 20th, 2018 by

Dr. Jacqueline Bussie

The 6th Annual Gustavus Adolphus College Association of Congregations Faith Conference will take on two key issues: doubt in matters of faith, and confronting differences as a living expression of faith. This year, Dr. Jacqueline Bussie and Bishop Munib Younan will highlight the half-day conference hosted by the Association of Congregations and the Gustavus Office of Church Relations.

Taking the stage at 10:15 a.m., Dr. Bussie is the director of the Forum on Faith and serves as a professor of religion at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn. She is the author of Outlaw Christian: Finding Authentic Faith by Breaking Faith’s ‘Rules’ and the forthcoming Love Without Limits: Jesus’ Radical Vision for Love with No Exceptions.

Bishop Munib Younan is the former bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Jordan and the Holy Land and has deep experience working across religious, cultural, and racial divisions to seek peace. The former head of the Lutheran World Federation, Younan will speak at 11:15 a.m.

Tickets are available for $10 each.

Bishop Dr. Munib A. Younan

Gustavus Faith Conference Schedule | Christ Chapel:

  • 9 a.m. Doors Open – Enjoy coffee, treats and fellowship
  • 9:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening Ceremony
  • 10:15 a.m. Featured Speaker: Dr. Jacqueline Bussie
  • 11:15 a.m. Featured Speaker: Bishop Emeritus Dr. Munib Younan
  • 12:15 p.m. Faith Conference concludes

To learn more about the annual Faith Conference, visit the Office of Church Relations website. Following the Faith Conference, the 31st Annual Association of Congregations Business Meeting will take place on campus.


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