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Announcing Gordon College's Summer Seminar
Thursday, June 18, 2015

Gordon College is now taking applications for its 2016 Summer Seminar in Orvieto, Italy.  See our website for more information.


Upcoming Regional Conference At Gordon College: Islam in the Classroom
Friday, August 7, 2015

Upcoming LFP Regional Conference at Gordon College, "Islam in the Classroom: Challenges and Opportunities of Teaching Islam in the Classroom in a Post 9/11 World," September 21, 2015. For more information, click here or at the conference website here.


2015 Workshop for Senior Administrators
Monday, May 19, 2014

Registration for the 2015 Workshop for Senior Administrators is now closed.  For more information about this workshop please see our website


2015 Annual National Conference
Monday, May 19, 2014

Registration for the 25th annual National Conference is now open .  The deadline for registration is August 31, 2015.  See our website for more information. 


May LFP Update
Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Check out the recent _LFP_Update_


Announcing the 2014 Arlin G. Meyer Prize Winner
Thursday, November 13, 2014

The winner and finalists for the 2014 Arlin G. Meyer Prize in Visual Arts was announced at the twenty-fourth annual National Conference.  Find out more here.


Follow the Exiles from Eden Blog!
Thursday, November 1, 2012

The LFP is now sponsoring a new blog, Exiles from Eden.  Go check it out!


National Network of Church- Related Colleges and Universities
Thursday, July 8, 2010
If you are interested in learning more about membership in the National Network of Church-Related Colleges and Universities, please contact us here. 

LFP National Conference

Twenty-fifth Annual National Conference

Created for Creativity:  

Music, Culture and Faith

Belmont University

Nashville, TN

October 9 - 11, 2015

Registration Is Now Open!

The 25th Annual LFP National Conference, Created for Creativity:  Music, Culture and Faith, will take place October 9 through 11 at Belmont University in Nashville.  You will have the chance to hear how Belmont’s signature programs in music, songwriting, religion and the arts, and music business embody our commitment to embedding strong Christian character in all that we do. 

You will be invited during the breakout sessions to talk with your colleagues about ways the Christian intellectual and artistic traditions inform signature programs at your institutions.  
Steve Guthrie
                        Steve Guthrie
Our hope is to encourage conversations in which we can learn from one another about ways to engage with discipline-specific Christian content in courses and programming.

Speakers will include : Steve Guthrie, formerly of the St. Andrews Institute for Theology, Imagination and the Arts, founding director of the Belmont Religion & the Arts Program,  and author of several books including Faithful Performances:  Artistry , Embodiment, and the Enactment of Christian Identity
William Powell, Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities at Auburn University, who has conducted at Carnegie Hall, the National Cathedral and the Kennedy Center; Ginny Owens, ASCAP and Dove Award-winning songwriter and performer; and Rod Riley, CEO and President of Word Entertainment.  In addition, you will have a chance to see two biblically-themed art exhibits, as well as hear students from our School of Music.  William Powell
William Powell       
                             Ginny Owens
Rod Riley

Nashville is known as Music City, so we have left time on both Friday and Saturday nights for you to sample live music at one or more of the many downtown music venues.

The deadline for registration is August 31, 2015.  Registration is now open. To register, visit Belmont University's conference website!

To see previous National Conferences, click here.

Future National Conferences

2016 - Augsburg College
Minneapolis, Minnesota
October 14-16, 2016

2017 - Loyola Marymount University
Los Angeles, California
October 27-29, 2017

2018 - Hope College
Holland, Michigan

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