Weekend in the Word 2023

The Challenge of Jesus in Challenging Times

with Dr. Steven Porter

Friday, May 19 & Saturday, May 20, 2023

Join us for this two-day event featuring guest speaker, Dr. Steven Porter.

We'll dig deeper into the Word, and be lead in several talks.  

Weekend in the Word Schedule

rightarrow Friday, May 19

Dinner - TK Burger Truck - 5:00-6:45pm

Evening Session - 7:00pm

Why is change so hard?: The need for and challenge of Christian maturity

rightarrowSaturday, May 20

Continental Breakfast

Morning Sessions - 9:00am-12:00pm

How do we grow?: Learning from Jesus how to become like him


Why do we suffer?: The role of pain and trial in Christian spiritual formation

Online ticket sales are now closed. 
Tickets are available at the door on Friday and Saturday. 

See you soon!

About Dr. Steven Porter

Steve L. Porter is Senior Research Fellow and Executive Director of the Martin Institute for Christianity & Culture at Westmont College and remains an affiliate Professor of Theology and Spiritual Formation at the Institute for Spiritual Formation and Rosemead School of Psychology (Biola University). Steve received his Ph.D. in philosophy at the University of Southern California under Dallas Willard and M.Phil. in philosophical theology at the University of Oxford. 

Dr. Porter teaches and writes in Christian spiritual formation, the doctrine of sanctification, the integration of psychology and theology, and philosophical theology. Steve has co-edited Psychology and Spiritual Formation in Dialogue (IVP), Neuroscience and the Soul (Eerdmans), and Until Christ is Formed in You: Dallas Willard and Spiritual Formation (ACU Press) as well as authoring other books and articles. Steve also serves as editor of the Journal of Spiritual Formation and Soul Care. Steve is married to his wife, Alicia, and they have two children, Luke and Siena.