CAMPUS MINISTRY

Campus Ministry

Outreach Canada Website / Tuesday, June 25, 2019

 

Sparking lively dialogue about the powerful implications of the Christian faith for academic work and personal life, through scholarly campus forums and small group formation.

Dr. Gordon E. Carkner, the Director of Graduate & Faculty Campus Ministries, along with his wife Ute love connecting with future global leaders within the graduate student university community. Through hospitality, biblical investigation, prayer and discussions of faith and academic studies, these students are drawn into kingdom concerns and introduced to God's powerful agape love. This is a transformational experience that builds community at the crux of high achievement passion, loneliness and stress. With a team of faculty, the ministry mines the wisdom of the ages, employing excellent Christian scholarship.


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Freedom, Identity and the Good: the Theological Ethics of Christian Community Freedom, Identity and the Good: the Theological Ethics of Christian Community

Christian freedom flourishes within a trinitarian horizon. Trinitarian divine goodness proves to be...
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The Big Question: Why Do We Suffer? The Big Question: Why Do We Suffer?

Dr. Gordon E. Carkner leads an inspiring discussion on this key universal question. He claims that ...
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Charles Taylor and the Modern Search for Identity Charles Taylor and the Modern Search for Identity

In the modern quest for identity, there is no better place to turn than premiere Canadian philosoph...
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The Existential Identity Crisis of Millennials The Existential Identity Crisis of Millennials

Dr. Gordon E. Carkner opens this sensitive discussion of Millennial angst from a compassionate stan...
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Protecting Democracy from the Outside Protecting Democracy from the Outside

John Owen Lecture. Wednesday November 18, 2020 put on by the UBC Graduate & Faculty Christian Forum...
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Gnosticism vs. the Gospel of Incarnation Gnosticism vs. the Gospel of Incarnation

Gnosticism, both historically and presently, offers a starkly alternative religion to Christianity ...
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Sy Garte - UBC GFCF Lecture Sy Garte - UBC GFCF Lecture

For the benefit of you and your friends and family, here is the Sy Garte lecture from Thursday, Oct...
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Voices Around the World Voices Around the World

Gordon & Ute Carkner share snippets from letters they've received from past alumni at UBC.
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Reflections on UBC Comagape Conference Reflections on UBC Comagape Conference

Conversations with a Jewish Professor & UBC Students. These are Gord Carkner's reflections on the r...
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 Charles Taylor and the Modern Quest for Identity Charles Taylor and the Modern Quest for Identity

Pre-eminent McGill University Emeritus Philosopher Charles Taylor is an iconic international schola...
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Everything is New in 2020 in Light of the Incarnation Everything is New in 2020 in Light of the Incarnation

God’s word of love becomes flesh in us, is embodied in us, is enacted through us and in doing so, t...
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OC Reads: One Thousand Gifts OC Reads: One Thousand Gifts

OC Reads: Book Recommendations from OC Team Members. Read Gord Carkner's recommendation for An...
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The Prayer of a Student Skeptic The Prayer of a Student Skeptic

Dear God, Buddha, Allah, Plato, Krishna, Beings from other planets, Jesus, Confucius, Zeus, Ra, the...
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The Great Escape from Nihilism The Great Escape from Nihilism

This book is about a journey: out of the confines of nihilism into the heart of meaning. It presses...
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Campus Ministry Campus Ministry

Sparking lively dialogue about the powerful implications of the Christian faith for academic work ...
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Dialogue on Jesus Dialogue on Jesus

There exist today in the minds of people many different versions of Jesus. Cultural interpretation ...
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Incarnational Spirituality Series: A New Horizon
Incarnational Spirituality Series: A New Horizon. Read part one, and find links to the rest of this blog series by Dr. Gordon E. Carkner.
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GCU Graduate Student Reception at UBC
A welcome reception for UBC students sponsered by the UBC Graduate Christian Union (GCU).
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The Poetry and Music of Science - UBC GFCF Lecture
University of York, UK Professor Tom McLeish speaks on 'The Poetry and Music of Science' on Wednesday, September 29, 2021. Co-sponsored UBC Graduate & Faculty Christian Forum + the Canadian Scientific and Christian Affi...
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Freedom, Identity and the Good: the Theological Ethics of Christian Community
Christian freedom flourishes within a trinitarian horizon. Trinitarian divine goodness proves to be a fruitful plausibility structure within which to think about human freedom, community and the moral self. Trinitarian ...
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The Big Question: Why Do We Suffer?
Dr. Gordon E. Carkner leads an inspiring discussion on this key universal question. He claims that our worldview is critical to the understanding of suffering and how it operates in our lives. The presentation also move...
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Charles Taylor and the Modern Search for Identity
In the modern quest for identity, there is no better place to turn than premiere Canadian philosopher Charles Taylor. In this video, Dr. Gordon Carkner, campus chaplain with graduate students and faculty at UBC Vancouve...
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