C.S. Lewis Institute Events

Upcoming Conferences & Events

Do Muslims and Christians Worship the Same God?

Do Muslims and Christians Worship the Same God?

Featuring:  Andy Bannister, Ph.D.

When: Thursday, February 18, 2016

Where:  Park Community Church |  1001 N. Crosby Community Church |  Chicago, IL 60610

Time:  7:00 - 9:00 PM

Registration:  Registration is open

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2016 Annual Partnership Banquet

2016 Annual Partnership Banquet

Featuring:  "Come Further Up and Further In," C.S. Lewis Institute's Annual Banquet, with Dr. John Lennox

When: Thursday, April 14, 2016

Where:  Fairview Park Marriott |  3111 Fairview Park Dr. |  Falls Church, VA 22042

Time:  7:00 - 9:00 PM

Registration:  Registration is coming soon

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Science and God

Science and God

Featuring: John Lennox

When: Friday, April 15, 2016, 7:30-9:30 PM at McLean Presbyterian Church in McLean, VA

AND Saturday, April 16, 9:00-11:30 AM at Fourth Presbyterian Church in Bethesda, MD

Registration: Registration is coming soon

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C.S. Lewis Institute Summer Conference 2016

C.S. Lewis Institute Summer Conference 2016

Featuring: Dr. Lyle Dorsett

Start Date: June 26, 2016

End Date: June 30, 2016

Location: Wheaton College - Wheaton, IL

Registration: Registration is open

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An Evening with C.S. Lewis

An Evening with C.S. Lewis

Featuring: David Payne

Date: Friday, October 14, 2016

Location: Washington, DC area

Registration: Registration is unavailable at this time

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Discipleship Coaching and Spiritual Mentoring Conference

Discipleship Coaching and Spiritual Mentoring Conference

Title: Discipleship Coaching and Spiritual Mentoring Conference 

Date: Friday, November 18, and Saturday, November 19, 2016

Time: Friday, 7:00 - 9:00 PM; Saturday, 9:00 - 11:30 AM

Location: Washington, DC area

Registration: Registration is unavailable at this time

 

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Past Conferences & Events

Light in the Darkness

Light in the Darkness

Speaker: Dr. Ken Boa

When: Friday, November 20, 2015

Where: Frey Building | Messiah College, Grantham, PA

Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Registration: Registration is closed

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Case for the Resurrection of Jesus

Case for the Resurrection of Jesus

Featuring: Gary Habermas

When: Friday, November 13, 7:15-9:30pm at Fourth Presbyterian Church in Bethesda, MD

AND Saturday, November 14, 9:00-11:30am at Capital Baptist Church in Annandale, VA

Time: Friday, 7:15 PM - 9:00 PM; Saturday, 9:00 - 11:30 AM

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Equipping to Evangelize Conference

Equipping to Evangelize Conference

Speaker: Andy Bannister and John Njoroge

When: Saturday, November 7, 2015

Where: First Alliance Church | 14500 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20904

Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Registration: Registration is closed.

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Atlanta's 4th Annual Fundraising Banquet

Atlanta's 4th Annual Fundraising Banquet

Featuring: Trevin Wax

When: Thursday, October 29, 2015

Where: Hyatt Atlanta Perimeter at Villa Christina

Time: 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Registration: Closed

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Faithful Living in Challenging Times

Faithful Living in Challenging Times

Featuring: Michael Cromartie

When: Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM / Tower Club And Friday, October 23, 2015 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM / Capitol Hill

Registration: Closed

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C.S. Lewis and the Uses and Abuses of the Imagination

C.S. Lewis and the Uses and Abuses of the Imagination

Title: C.S. Lewis and the Uses and Abuses of the Imagination

Speaker: Dr. Jerry Root

Date: Friday, October 9, 2015

Time: 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Location: Christian Church of Clarendon Hills | 5750 Holmes Ave. Clarendon Hills, IL 60559

Registration: Closed

 

 

 

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"The Most Reluctant Convert" Theater Presentation

Featuring: Max McLean

When: Friday, September 25, 2015

Where: Cornerstone Free Evangelical Church | 3901 Gallows Road Annandale, VA 22003

Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Registration: Closed

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C.S. Lewis Institute Belfast and Oxford Study Tour

C.S. Lewis Institute Belfast and Oxford Study Tour

Featuring: Michael Ward

Start Date: June 27, 2015

End Date: July 5, 2015

Location: Northern Ireland and England

Registration: Now closed

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It Takes a Movement to Reach a City

It Takes a Movement to Reach a City

Featuring: Tim Keller

Date: May 21, 2015

Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: McLean Presbyterian Church

 

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Old Testament Genocide and Divine Justice: What Are We To Think?

Old Testament Genocide and Divine Justice: What Are We To Think?

Featuring: Dr. Paul Copan

When: Saturday, April 25, 2015 

Where: Perimeter Church | Johns Creek, GA

Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Registration: Closed

 

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2015 Annual Partnership Banquet

2015 Annual Partnership Banquet

Speaker:  Ravi Zacharias

When: Thursday, April 23, 2015

Where:  Fairview Park Marriott |  Falls Church, VA 22042

Time:  7:00 - 9:00 PM

Registration:  Now closed

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Authentic Leadership in the Marketplace

Authentic Leadership in the Marketplace

What: Free business ethics luncheon

Speaker: Brad Smith

When: Thursday, April 23, 2015

Where: Mr. Anthony's Banquet Center 7440 South Avenue,  Boardman, OH 44512

Time:12:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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Why Suffering?: Finding Meaning in Our Difficult World

Why Suffering?: Finding Meaning in Our Difficult World

Speaker: Ravi Zacharias

When: Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Where: McLean Bible Church | 8925 Leesburg Pike Vienna, VA 22182

Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Registration: Now closed

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Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus

Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus

Featuring: Nabeel Qureshi, MD

When: Friday, March 20, 2015

Where:  Youngstown State University, DeBartolo Hall Room 132 | Youngstown, OH

Time:  7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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Equipping to Evangelize Conference

Equipping to Evangelize Conference

Speaker: Andy Bannister and Stuart McAllister

When: Saturday, February 28, 2015

Where: Cornerstone Evangelical Free Church | 3901 Gallows Road Annandale, VA 22003

Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Registration: Online registration for the conference is now closed. Registration at the door is $15.

 

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If C.S. Lewis Met Stephen Colbert: Thoughts About Humor, Culture and Joy

If C.S. Lewis Met Stephen Colbert: Thoughts About Humor, Culture and Joy

Featuring:  Dr. Terry Lindvall

When:  Friday, November 7 | 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Where:  Cherrydale Baptist Church | 3910 Lorcom Lane, Arlington, VA 22207

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Atlanta Banquet - Impact: Changing Lives in Changing Times

Atlanta Banquet - Impact: Changing Lives in Changing Times

Featuring:  Michael Cromartie

When: Monday, October 21, 2014

Where:  Hyatt Atlanta Perimeter At Villa Christina |  Atlanta, GA

Time:  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Transforming Discipleship - Leadership Equipping Day

Transforming Discipleship - Leadership Equipping Day

Featuring:  Greg Ogden

When: Monday, October 13, 2014

Where:  C.S. Lewis Institute - Northeast Ohio Lecture Hall | Youngstown, OH

Time:  9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

 

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Bringing the Gospel Home

Bringing the Gospel Home

Featuring:  Randy Newman

For your convenience, this lecture is being offered Friday night in McLean AND Saturday morning in Leesburg!!

Date:  Friday, September 26, 2014 | 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Location:  McLean Presbyterian Church | 1020 Balls Hill Road, McLean VA, 22101 AND Date:  Saturday, September 27, 2014 | 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Location:  Leesburg Community Church, 835 Lee Ave SW, Leesburg, VA 20175

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Dreaming Of Heaven, Living On Earth: C.S. Lewis' The Great Divorce

Dreaming Of Heaven, Living On Earth: C.S. Lewis' The Great Divorce

Featuring:  Dr. Wayne Martindale, Emeritus Professor of English, Wheaton College

Date:  Sunday, August 31, 2014 | 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Location:  The Moody Church, 1635 N. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL 60614

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Temptation In The Life Of Disciple: C.S. Lewis' The Screwtape Letters

Temptation In The Life Of Disciple: C.S. Lewis' The Screwtape Letters

Featuring:  Dr.Jerry Root

Date:  Sunday, August 17, 2014 | 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Location:  The Moody Church, 1635 N. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL 60614

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C.S. Lewis On A Life Of Prayer

C.S. Lewis On A Life Of Prayer

Featuring:  Marjorie Lamp Mead

Date:  Sunday, August 10, 2014 | 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Location:  The Moody Church, 1635 N. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL 60614

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Bright Shadows: C.S. Lewis on the Imagination for Theology & Discipleship

Bright Shadows: C.S. Lewis on the Imagination for Theology & Discipleship

Featuring:  Dr. Kevin J. Vanhoozer

Date:  Sunday, July 27, 2014 | 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Location:  The Moody Church, 1635 N. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL 60614

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Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus

Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus

Featuring:  Dr. Nabeel Qureshi

Date:  Thursday, May 8, 2014  | 7:00 PM

Location:  Doubletree by Hilton - 210 Holiday Ct, Annapolis, MD 21401

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Jesus and the World Religions—What are Christians to Think?

Jesus and the World Religions—What are Christians to Think?

Featuring:  Dr. Gerald McDermott, Ph.D. - Jordan-Trexler Professor of Religion, Roanoke College

Date:  Saturday, April 26, 2014

Location:  Cherrydale Baptist Church, Arlington, VA

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The Bible - God's Word to Us

The Bible - God's Word to Us

Featuring:  Dr. John Frame

Date:  Saturday, April 12, 2014  |  9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Location:  Reformed Theological Seminary Atlanta

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Science & Faith - Are They Really in Conflict?

Science & Faith - Are They Really in Conflict?

Featuring:  John Lennox, Stephen Meyer, and Eric Metaxas

Date:  Sunday, April 6, 2014  |  7:00 - 9:00 PM

Location:  Mount Paran Christian School, 1275 Stanley Rd NW, Kennesaw, GA 30152

13th Annual Partnership Banquet

13th Annual Partnership Banquet

Keynote: C.S. Lewis's Enduring Legacy: Discipleship of Heart and Mind

Speaker: Dr. Philip Ryken, President, Wheaton College

Date: Thursday, April 3, 2014

Time: 7:00 - 9:00 PM

Location: Fairview Park Marriott, Falls Church VA  

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Faith.Work.Calling

Faith.Work.Calling

Featuring: Rev. Dr. Art Lindsley

Date: Friday, March 21, 2014  |  7:00 PM

          Saturday, March 22, 2014  |  9:00 AM

Location: Annapolis Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Annapolis, MD

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Are We Free and Does it Matter?

Are We Free and Does it Matter?

Featuring: Andy Bannister, PhD - Adjunct Research Fellow, Melbourne School of Theology & Mustansir Mir, PhD - Professor of Islamic Studies, Youngstown State University

Date: Friday, March 21, 2014  |  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM         

Location: Butler North, 524 Wick Avenue, Youngstown, Ohio 44503

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Born Free or Born Flawed?

Born Free or Born Flawed?

Featuring: Stuart McAllister

Start Date: January 24,2014

Location: Trinity United Methodist Church, Youngstown, OH

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Listening to Young Atheists: Lessons for a Stronger Christianity

Listening to Young Atheists: Lessons for a Stronger Christianity

Featuring: Larry Taunton

Start Date: November 07,2013

Location: Wesleyan School, Peachtree Corners, GA

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C.S. Lewis Institute Atlanta's 2nd Annual Fundraising Banquet

C.S. Lewis Institute Atlanta's 2nd Annual Fundraising Banquet

Featuring: Dr. Ravi Zacharias

Start Date: October 15,2013

Location: The Retreat at Perimeter Summit | Atlanta, Georgia

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A Loving God OR Cosmic Tyrant?: Understanding the God of the Old Testament and Trusting His Word

A Loving God OR Cosmic Tyrant?: Understanding the God of the Old Testament and Trusting His Word

Featuring: Dr. Peter Williams

Start Date: September 20,2013

End Date: September 21,2013

Location: Fourth Presbyterian Church, Bethesda, Maryland

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The Enduring Legacy of C.S. Lewis

The Enduring Legacy of C.S. Lewis

Featuring: Bill Smith & Stuart McAllister

Start Date: July 20,2013

Location: Wesleyan School, Peachtree Corners, GA

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Scotland Golf and British Open Tour

Scotland Golf and British Open Tour

Featuring: Jim Hiskey

Start Date: July 14,2013

End Date: July 19,2013

Location: Scotland

Price: $2,900 double occupancy or $3,650 single occupancy

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50th Anniversary Tour of C.S.Lewis's Oxford & Cambridge

50th Anniversary Tour of C.S.Lewis's Oxford & Cambridge

Featuring: Walter Hooper, Alistair McGrath, John Lennox, Michael Ward

Start Date: July 06,2013

End Date: July 14,2013

Location: England

Price: $2599 double occupancy or $3,499 single occupancy

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The Gospel Truth about Jesus

The Gospel Truth about Jesus

Featuring: Nabeel Qureshi

Start Date: April 20,2013

Location: Perimeter Church, Johns Creek, GA

Price: $20/person - Advance Registration Preferred

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Annual Partnership Banquet

Annual Partnership Banquet

Featuring: Dr. James Kim

Start Date: April 11,2013

Location: Fairview Park Marriott, Falls Church, VA

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Why These Books? The Canonization of the New Testament

Why These Books? The Canonization of the New Testament

Featuring: Dr. Michael Kruger

Start Date: February 23,2013

Location: RTS Atlanta |1580 Terrell Mill Road |Marietta, GA 30067

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Do Muslims and Christians Worship the Same God?

Do Muslims and Christians Worship the Same God?

Do Muslims and Christians Worship the Same God? Can Christians love their Muslims neighbors without embracing Islam? How do the Qur’an and the Bible compare? At 7:00 PM on Thursday, February 18th, the C.S. Lewis Institute-Chicago welcomes Dr. Andy Bannister to address these and other important questions at Park Community Church. Dr. Bannister holds a Ph.D. in Islamic Studies and speaks widely on both Islam and Christianity. He is an evangelist and apologist with Ravi Zacharias International Ministries.
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