February 19-21, 2010
Pepperdine School of Law's Herbert and Elinor Nootbaar Institute on Law, Religion, and Ethics hosted, "The Role of the Church in Doing Justice," on Friday, February 19, at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. The conference was co-sponsored by the International Justice Mission and Advocates International.
Featuring some of the church's foremost Christian leaders, the event explored the biblical foundations of justice, the history of the church's leadership and failure of leadership on social justice issues, and the ways that churches today can address the mandate to "seek justice." The conference was cosponsored by International Justice Mission (IMJ) and Advocates International (AI).
Panels and presentations included:
• The Biblical Foundations for Justice
• Mobilizing the Church to Seek Justice
• Seeking Justice Domestically
• Seeking Justice Globally
Featured speakers included:
• Rich Stearns, President, World Vision U.S.
• Kay Warren, Saddleback Church
• Joseph D'Souza, International President, Dalit Freedom Network
• Michael Cromartie, Vice President, Ethics and Public Policy Center
• Sean Litton, VP Field Operations, International Justice Mission
• Mark Labberton, Director of the Lloyd John Ogilvie Institute for Preaching at Fuller Theological Seminary
For more details, download the conference brochure here.