Conferences / Special Events

 

Dr Darrell Furgason, Ph.D

Ten Week Worldview Seminar, Defending TRUTH in a culture of RELATIVISMThrough May 2020 featuring Dr. Darrell Furgason, PhD. 

 

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Professor Wagner’s service includes participating in the development and coordination of international/national symposia and conferences:

Leaving a Legacy

Symposia & Conferences Chaired, Sponsored, Organized, & Moderated

 

  • SLG Academy w/ New Hope and UWM: Pastor Training – Conference equipped pastors in Central America to teach and proclaim the Word of God, as well as to defend it. (Costa Rica) (January 22-24, 2020)

 

  • SLG Academy: Questions Christians Ask – Chaired conference that equipped Christian people with an understanding of political Islam. (Dearborn Heights) (October 26, 2019)

 

  • SLG Academy: Worldviews Collide – Chaired conference that provided training on issues concerning: 1) Biblical authority; 2) Christian worldview; and 3) Strategic responses for engaging the culture. (October 5, 2019)

 

  • SLG Academy: Celebrating Life – Chaired conference focusing on the theological, scientific, medical, and constitutional basis for protecting human life at all stages. (Grand Rapids) (September 14, 2019)

 

  • SLG Academy: Persuasion Points – Chaired conference that equipped Christian citizens to persuasively handle cultural challenges to the free exercise of religious conscience. (Caledonia) (August 17, 2019)

 

  • Sheridan College: Religious Freedom at the Crossroads (Perth, Australia) Keynote Speaker at a historic conference of lawyers, policymakers, and scholars. Perth Declaration emerged from this special meeting. (June 2019)

 

  • SLG Academy: The Church and the Culture – Chaired conference that equipped churches and ministries to handle impending threats to the free exercise of religious conscience. (June 2019)

 

  • SLG Academy: Apologetic Inklings 2019 – Salt & Light Global sponsoring a one year academy focusing on Christian apologetics led by Keldon Scott. (present)

 

  • Victory Alliance – Taking the Heart of Jesus to South America (Colombia) (April 2019)

 

  • SLG Academy: Answering God’s Call to Engage the Culture – Persuasion Points – a primer for Christian citizens. Chaired conference that provided training on issues concerning: 1) Biblical authority; 2) Christian worldview; 3) Government establishment of religion; 4) God’s standard for life and family; 5) Unalienable right of free expression and religion; and 6) Strategic responses for engaging the culture. (October 2018)

 

  • SLG Academy: Celebrating the Sanctity of Human Life – Chaired conference focusing on the theological, scientific, medical, and constitutional basis for protecting human life at all stages. Conference included the following powerful testimonies: 1) I was Conceived in Rape – I am Child of God; 2) Finding the redemptive love of Jesus after an Abortion; and  3) The Blessings of Raising a Child my Doctor told me to Abort. (September 2018)

 

  • SLG Academy: Apologetic Inklings 2018 – Salt & Light Global sponsored a one year academy focusing on Christian apologetics led by Keldon Scott. (Jan – Dec 2018)

 

  • SLG Academy: Introduction into Christian Apologetics – how to defend your faith and explain the flaws of competing philosophies – Trained young professionals and ministry leaders, equipping the next generation of Peruvian Christians how to carry the torch. (March 2018)

 

  • SLG Academy: Restoring Legal Protection for Unborn Children – Trained Students 4 Life pro-life leaders at numerous universities on how abortion became legal in the United States and how the judicially-made law can be reversed. (Nov. 2017)

 

  • Lake Erie Pastoral Conference – hosted by the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, Prof. Wagner led a two-day academy for pastors on God and Government (Oct. 2017)

 

  • SLG Academy: Apologetic Inklings 2017 – Salt & Light Global sponsored a 40- week academy focusing on Christian apologetics led by Keldon Scott. (Jan – Aug 2017)

 

  • The Body of Christ and the Public Square 2017 – In conjunction with Our Savior Lutheran, held a two-day academy with national speakers focusing on cultural issues of significant public concern. (Oct 7 & 14, 2017)

 

  • SLG Academy: Constitution Celebration 2017 – Professor Wagner led a one day academy featuring distinguished speakers from Congress, the Michigan Supreme Court along with pastors and experienced litigators. (Sept 16, 2017)

 

  • SLG Academy (Manchester): God, Man, and Government – Professor Wagner led a two-month academy with pastoral assistance focusing on a Christian worldview for understanding the culture and good governance principles. (June – July 2017)

 

  • SLG Academy: Worldviews Collide: Political Islam – A two-day academy with William Federer and Prof. William Wagner, Lansing and Muskegon, MI (May 16-17, 2017)

 

  • SLG Academy: Worldviews Collide: God, Parents, Teachers, and the Constitution – prepared as part of the Spring Energizer for Michigan Educators Christian Fellowship. (April 2017)

 

  • SLG Academy: 2016 Day at the Dome Program (Oct. 4, 2016) One day academy with legislators on issues concerning good governance and the rule of law.

 

  • SLG Academy: Conversational Apologetics with RZIM’s Andy Bannister (April 2016)

 

  • SLG Academy: Worldviews Collide: God, Marriage, and the Supreme Court – A series of conferences and seminars throughout the State of Michigan on good governance and the sanctity of marriage produced by Salt & Light Global. These events occurred in a wide variety of venues including the State Legislature, State Supreme Court, Churches, Citizen groups, etc,) (2015-16)

 

  • Worldviews Collide: Guns in America, held at the Western Michigan University CLS (October 24, 2013)

 

  • 2013 Constitution Day Symposium: Why the Declaration of Independence is Still Relevant (September 13, 2013)

 

  • 2011 Constitution Day Symposium: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants – the Character and Worldview of Our Nation’s Founders (September 16, 2011)

 

  • To Bear or Not to Bear: Guns in Educational Institutions (Feb. 4, 2011)

 

  • Christian Concern/ Christian Legal Centre Anniversary Celebration, Inner Temple U.K. (2009)

 

  • H.E.S.S. Heart of Home Schooling National Conference (2008)

 

  • SLG Academy Presents: Worldviews Collide Series: The Fundamental Right of Parents to Control the Upbringing of their Children, (Chaired Law School Conference) (2007)

 

  • H.E.S.S. Heart of Home Schooling National Conference (2007)

 

  • SLG Academy Presents: Worldviews Collide Series: Law and the Value of Life, (Chaired Law School Conference) (2006)

 

  • H.E.S.S. Heart of Home Schooling National Conference (2006)

 

  • SLG Academy Presents: Worldviews Collide Series: The Ten Commandments and the Constitution(Chaired Law School Conference) (2005)

 

  • SLG Academy Presents: Judicial Interpretation and the Constitution (Chaired Law School Conference) (2005)

 

  • SLG Academy Presents: Integrity, Ethics, and Leadership (Chaired Law School Conference) (2005)

 

  • SLG Academy Presents: Confessions of an Enron Executive (Chaired Law School Conference) (2005)

 

  • SLG Academy Presents: Capital Punishment and the Constitution (Chaired Law School Conference) (2004)

 

  • SLG Academy Presents: Justice in the Spotlight: Ethics, Media, and the Trial Process(Chaired Law School Conference) (2004)

 

  • Investigating and Prosecuting Government Corruption (Chaired international symposium sponsored by USAID/ DPK rule of law program in the Middle East): (2004 – West Bank; Gaza; Jerusalem, Israel)

 

  • SLG Academy Presents: Activism or Pragmatism? The Authoritative Use of International Law in the American Courts (Chaired Law School Conference) (2004)

 

  • SLG Academy Presents: Order v Liberty: Ethical Issues Facing Prosecutors and Public Defenders in an Uncertain World (Chaired Law School Conference) (2003)

 

  • SLG Academy Presents: The Exclusionary Rule and Judicial Integrity (Chaired Law School Conference) (2003)

 

  • SLG Academy Presents: A Discussion on Judicial Review and Integrity (Chaired Law School Conference) (2003)

 

  • Ethics, Responsibility, and Advanced Techniques in the Investigation and Prosecution of Corruption Cases (Chaired international symposium sponsored by United States Departments of Justice, Treasury, and State) (2002 -Nigeria, West Africa)

 

  • Ethics and Good Governance in Brazil (International symposium sponsored by the University of Florida for Brazilian Judges, Prosecutors, and Defense Attorneys) (2002)

 

  • Professional Responsibility and Ethics; Democracy under the Rule of Law in Nigeria (Chaired international symposium sponsored by United States Departments of Justice, Treasury, and State) (2002 -Nigeria, West Africa)

 

  • Fighting Public Corruption in Hungary – Ethics and Public Policy   (Chaired international symposium sponsored by United States Department of Justice (2000 – Budapest Hungary) 

 

  • International Judicial Training Conference for Liberian Judges (Chaired conference sponsored by the United States Department of Justice and the Liberian Supreme Court) (2000 – Republic of Liberia)

 

  • Litigation Training Conference for Liberian Lawyers (Chaired conference sponsored by the United States Department of Justice and the Liberian Supreme Court) (2000 – Republic of Liberia)

 

  • Democracy and Good Governance Symposium for the Liberian House of Representatives (Chaired symposium sponsored by the United States Department of Justice) (1999 Republic of Liberia)

 

  • Democracy and Good Governance Symposium for the Liberian Senate (Chaired symposium Sponsored by the United States Department of Justice)(1999 Republic of Liberia)

 

  • Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility Symposium for the Bench and Bar of Liberia (Chaired symposium sponsored by the United States Department of Justice and the Liberian Supreme Court) (1999 – Republic of Liberia)

 

  • National Conference of United States Attorney Offices on the Prosecution of Child Exploitation and Abuse (Sponsored by the United States Department of Justice) (1992)