A REGION OF INNOVATORS
- Leaders in the world of business (Boeing, Microsoft, Starbucks, Nordstrom, Expedia, Amazon)
- Leaders in the arts
- Leaders in cultural tolerance
- Connecting schools for transformational mission – How can the sum be greater than the parts? What is a theological voice in the region?
- Connecting the arts and theology – What can the arts provide that other modes of communication cannot? Are all the arts being employed?
- Connecting business and theology – What is the business of the Kingdom of God and how does it engage the economic life of a people?
- Connecting therapy and theology – How does the Gospel engage persons in therapeutic relationships that change the neighborhood?
- Connecting vocation and theology – How do we understand a calling that applies to every aspect of a life lived to extend and enact God’s intention to reconcile, restore, and build?
- Connecting disciplines to address the culture – How can a discipline find language to speak to the neighborhood?
- Together in conversation we learn as we share ideas that are being practiced and stimulate others to innovate
- We need research and publications in the region that reflect and provide direction for the future of the theological disciplines.
- The future of theological education is dependent on adequate opportunities for employment as a result of higher education.
DEVELOPING THE NEIGHBORHOOD FOR THE GOOD OF ALL
- What does it look like to have theologically minded people doing theology that celebrates culture, context, and communication that causes the neighborhoods of the Northwest to flourish?