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ASPEKT Conference

Lex Orandi, Lex Credendi, Lex Vivendi can be translated as “The rule of worship is the rule of belief is the rule of life.”  When we worship, we reflect what we believe.  Equally as true, though, and perhaps even more influentially, when we worship, we shape what we believe.  As we respond to God’s self-revelation, we form our understanding of who he is, what he does, and what he expects from us.  All this, in turn, shapes how we live.  In other words, when we worship, we are forming disciples.  The question, then, is what kind of disciples are we forming?

This conference (formerly known as Western Fellowship of Professors and Scholars) promotes research, discussion, and academic fellowship on issues relating to the Christian faith.  The new name of ASPEKT was chosen to better encompass the goals for the conference as well as open the conference up to attenders not just in academia but also in other areas of ministry.

October 20th, 2018
Manhattan Christian College Campus
Manhattan, KS

Plenary Speaker:
Dr. Genilyn McCaffrey
Professor of Worship Ministry

Genilyn McCaffrey serves as Professor of Worship Ministry at Manhattan Christian College. She holds degrees from Ozark Christian College (Bachelor of Biblical Literature), Lincoln Christian Seminary (Master of Divinity), and the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies (Doctor of Worship Studies). She has served in churches in Illinois and Kansas as worship minister and has been teaching in higher education since 2000.  Dr. McCaffrey’s ministries have allowed her to teach, preach, and lead worship in churches and in a variety of seminars, conferences, and other functions.  She is passionate about helping believers worship God with all their heart, soul, mind, and strength.  She and her husband, Adam, have been married since 2006 and are the parents of son Zach (2009), daughter Campbell (2012), and one precious baby who has gone on to heaven before them.

Registration:  $50 (Student Rate $25)
Includes dinner on Friday night, and lunch on Saturday.
Breakfast is optional and Dutch-treat.

Register today!

Conference Director:
Alisha Paddock,

If you have been working on a topic which may or may not be related to the conference theme, you are encouraged to consider being one of the presenters.  Drop an email to the conference director to get worked into the schedule.

A student paper competition is also being planned so budding scholars are encouraged to participate.