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NAIITS Symposium: Giants amidst the brick and ivy

 

Last updated 9/23/2012 at 2:20pm

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Some of the NAIITS board members at the 2012 Symposium at Wheaton College. Left to Right: Ray Aldred, Randy Woodley, Wendy Beauchemin Peterson, Terry LeBlanc, Andy Smith, and Richard Twiss.

WHEATON,IL—Amongst the brick and ivy of Wheaton College in suburban Chicago, the 9th annual North American Institute for Indigenous Theological Studies (NAIITS) Symposium was held June 7-9.

The topic of this year's symposium was "Giants in the Land: Metaphors for Native Evangelicalism," inspired by an old, well-known quote from Billy Graham: "The Native North American has been a sleeping giant. He is awakening. The original (North) Americans could become the evangelists who will help win (North) America for Christ!"

Conference attendees were gifted with presentations from a number of note...



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