Racism, Sexuality, Abortion, Social Justice, Gender, Religion. Hot-button issues are forcing people to take sides and breaking up friendships. How do we deal with the pressure to agree with views we find uncomfortable or that go against our faith? If I’m supposed to love my enemies, how do I do that? Learn how to engage with others who believe differently from you by using tools developed by Lutheran Hour Ministries to help you have more productive and loving spiritual conversations.
Bio: Rev. Dr. Chad Lakies used to be an atheist. After converting during his freshman year in college, he soon felt the call into ministry. He has since served young people in a variety of settings by starting a new church on a college campus, founding a new young adult ministry within a very large congregation, and serving on a university faculty as a religion professor. Chad loves hard rock and metal music, video games, and books. He’s a drummer who’s favorite band is Dream Theater. Chad is married to Bethany and they have 2 daughters, Anabel and Daphne.
Youth and adult sessions recorded at the 2022 LCMS Youth Gathering in Houston, Texas. For more information about the Gathering, visit www.lcmsgathering.com.