We're pleased to announce that International Director of RZIM, Michael Ramsden, will speak in the Young Adults & Adults program at Onward 18.
Michael is the International Director for RZIM and is also the joint Director of the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. Michael grew up in the Middle East and later moved to England where he worked for the Lord Chancellor’s department investing funds. While doing research in law and economics he taught moral philosophy and lectured for the International Seminar for Jurisprudence and Human Rights. Michael has lectured in various settings including the White House and has in the past, addressed leaders at NATO HQ and Members of the European Parliament.
Victim Culture: Michael Ramsden
“I am offended” has become one of the most powerful phrases in the English language.
One of today’s cultural ‘shifts' has been towards a culture of global grievance: people readily see themselves as victims, verbal opposition is easily labelled 'hate speech’ and respectful debate is rapidly vanishing. What are the key factors driving this, and how does the Christian worldview of justice, forgiveness and reconciliation provide an answer?
Michael Ramsden, will lead this seminar and confront one of the biggest challenges of today. Get a taste of his teaching here:
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God never changes, but culture does. God doesn't call Christians to retreat from the world; he calls us to live in it, as his people. What exactly does that look like, in real life? Answering that question is what Onward 18 is all about.