Draft Conference programme
NB This has not yet been finalised.
Saturday 3rd October 2020
Session 1: Rev Shaun Lambert – Watchfulness in the Gospel of Mark (pre-recorded via Zoom)
Session 2: Rev Shaun Lambert is interviewed by Richard H H Johnston (Live broadcast via Zoom to Facebook Group)
Session 3: Richard H H Johnston – Mindfulness of Christ with us (pre-recorded via Zoom)
Session 4: Richard H H Johnston is interviewed by Shaun Lambert (Live broadcast via Zoom to Facebook Group)
Session 5: Kyle Strobel – Before the face of God: Mindfulness in God's presence (pre-recorded via Zoom)
Session 6: Kyle Strobel is interviewed by Richard H H Johnston (Live broadcast via Zoom to Facebook Group)
Saturday 10th October 2020
Session 7: Amy Oden – Christian Mindfulness and Contemplative Practices (pre-recorded via Zoom)
Session 8: Amy Oden is interviewed by Richard H H Johnston (Live broadcast via Zoom to Facebook Group)
Session 9: Tim Lane – Christian Mindfulness, Counselling and Discipleship (pre-recorded via Zoom)
Session 10: Tim Lane is interviewed by Richard H H Johnston (Live broadcast via Zoom to Facebook Group)
Session 11: Panel Q&A and Discussion Forum (Live broadcast via Zoom to Facebook Group)
International Online Conference
Saturday 3rd and Saturday 10th October 2020
Venue: After ticket purchase please join the Facebook Group called “International Christian Mindfulness Conference”. The Conference will be broadcast through this Private Facebook Group.
Full Price £20
This event is for Christians and anyone interested in mindfulness, mental health and spirituality. In particular the focus will be to enable Christians to engage with mindfulness for health and mindfulness of God in an informed way. The conference will be a mix of keynote speakers, interviews and a Q&A panel led by experts in this field who will bring psychological, biblical and historical perspectives to the cultural phenomenon of mindfulness. The conference will be invaluable for any Christian interested in the areas of mental health and spirituality.
Ticket Plus Options - Conference tickets plus Online Course Access at a discounted price
“I thoroughly recommend to you this course on Christian Mindfulness, knowing the benefits of it personally. It will help you into practices that have been known in past centuries to be helpful to the Christian walk, but have been abandoned or have gone astray from Christian roots. It is in many ways a return to ancient wells where God’s people have always found life-
Offer Price £85.00
This Christian Mindfulness Conference is organised by Christian Mindfulness and The Free Running Mind. We seek to work in partnership with Churches, Associations, Organisations and Groups who want to promote the practice of mindfulness in a way that is compatible with the Christian faith. If you are interested in working with us then please click here to provide us with more information.
Richard H H Johnston
Session: Mindfulness of Christ with us
Richard is the pioneer Director of christianmindfulness.co.uk and co-founder of the National Mindfulness Day for Christians. Christian Mindfulness offers Online Courses, Guided Meditations, Workshops and Retreats. It has featured at the UK Association of Christian Counsellors Biannual Conference, New Wine Scotland (CLAN Gathering), Christianity Magazine, Premier Christian Radio, the Church of England Newspaper, Mind & Soul website and Turning the Page (New Zealand).
Titles by Richard H H Johnston - A Mindfulness A to Z; Introducing Christian Mindfulness; Christian Mindfulness: Are You Living On AutoPilot?; Mindfulness of Body, Soul and Spirit.
Rev Shaun Lambert
Session : Watchfulness and the Gospel of Mark
Shaun is a Baptist minister, author, counsellor and psychotherapist based in Stanmore, North West London. He is part of the New Wine leader’s network. He is co-founder of the National Mindfulness Day for Christians and has been researching mindfulness since 2006, in different perspectives, and is currently pursuing a PhD project looking at mindfulness at London School of Theology.
Prof Kyle Strobel
Session : Before the Face of God: Mindfulness in God's Presence
Kyle Strobel (PhD University of Aberdeen) is the associate professor of spiritual theology and formation at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University. He is the author of seven books, including Formed for the Glory of God: Learning from the Spiritual Practices of Jonathan Edwards (IVP), and editor and contributor to the recent volume, Embracing Contemplation: Reclaiming a Christian Spiritual Practice (IVP). Dr. Strobel is a systematic theologian with interests in Reformed theology, the history of doctrine, and the history of Christian spirituality. He has written broadly on Jonathan Edwards’s theology, theosis, the beatific vision, contemplation, and is currently working on comparative pieces between Edwards’s theology with Karl Barth, Hans Urs von Balthasar, and Thomas Aquinas. Dr. Strobel has a co-written book coming out this coming March called Where Prayer Becomes Real: How Honesty with God Transforms Your Soul (Baker).
Prof Amy G Oden
Right Here, Right Now: Mindfulness for Abundant Life
Amy G. Oden is Professor of Early Church History and Spirituality at Saint Paul School of Theology at Oklahoma City University and the author of Right Here, Right Now, In Her Words and And You Welcomed Me, all published by Abingdon Press.
Titles by Prof Amy G Oden - Right Here, Right Now: The Practice of Christian Mindfulness; And You Welcomed Me; In Her Words.
Dr Timothy S Lane
Right Here, Right Now: Mindfulness for Abundant Life
Dr. Timothy S. Lane is the Founder and President of the Institute for Pastoral Care, a non-profit that equips local churches to care for their people, and Tim Lane & Associates, a counseling practice located in Peachtree City, GA. He is a minister in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA), having been ordained in 1991 and a member of Metro-Atlanta Presbytery. He has a Master of Divinity degree and a Doctor of Ministry degree in Pastoral Counseling.
Titles by Dr Timothy Lane - Unstuck: A Nine-Step Journey to Change That Lasts (2019), Living Without Worry: How to Replace Anxiety with Peace (2015), and co-authored How People Change and Relationships: A Mess Worth Making (2007).