Reasons for Hope

Reasons for Hope Conference

Reasons for Hope is a partnership between Culduthel Christian Centre, Smithton Church and SOLAS Centre for Public Christianity. The aim of this conference is to help you shine the light of Christian hope into the darkness. We want to equip and train hundreds of Christians to be able to take the hope of Christ onto their frontline areas of witness. .


4.15pm – 4.30pm Welcome and Introductions
4.30pm - 5.30pm Seminars
5.30pm – 6.00pm Tea / Coffee
6.00pm – 7.00pm Main Presentation: ‘Reasons for Hope at Easter’ by Andy Bannister (Solas)
7.20pm – 8.15pm Panel Discussion – with opportunity to ask questions.

It is important that you register for the seminar stream as places are limited.

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The optional seminars are as follows:
Hope in darkness – Christianity and depression, led by Alasdair Macleod (from Smithton church)
Hope for human sexuality – navigating contemporary confusion with grace and truth led by Alasdair Macleod (from Culduthel Christian Centre)
Hope for answering tough questions – building a biblical framework for sharing hope, led by Andy Bannister (Solas)
Hope for Monday morning – our witness at work, led by Hugo Van Woerden (from Smithton church)