Video of Transform Ideas: Holistic Pro-Life

On October 4, 2018 our fourth Transform Ideas forum looked into how Christians can be pro-abundant life, rather than just anti-abortion. Our inspiring panel of speakers challenged the audience to seek the goal of working toward a healthy flourishing society, as we aim to have a consistent pro-life witness. Plus how seeking value and dignity in the unborn and already born means we should advocate for foster care and affordable housing.

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Audio of Transform Ideas: Creation Care

On September 28, 2017, Transform Minnesota held their second Transform Ideas Forum. The topic was Creation Care: Exploring the Effects of a Changing Environment on Resources and Vulnerable Populations. The focus was to consider our biblical responsibility to care for the poor and vulnerable who often suffer the most from weather extremes. Over 220 from the Metro and St. Cloud area attended to learn how they might become better stewards of creation, be equipped as thoughtful citizens of the Kingdom, and love their brothers and sisters in need around the world.

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The Timeless Call for Racial Harmony

In April we launched a series of forums called Transform Ideas; conversations to help Christians explore biblical perspectives on important cultural issues. The theme for our first Transform Ideas forum was the Timeless Call for Racial Harmony held on April 27th at Hope Community Church. Four local speakers addressed 225 audience members with ideas relating to both our nation’s history of racism and our present day reality of racial disparities in the Twin Cities. Our hope for The Timeless Call for Racial Harmony is to help Christians explore how they can pursue racial harmony, help rebuild, repair and find redemption from America’s sin of racism.

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Holy Sexuality: A Christian Response with Dr. Christopher Yuan

With his powerful testimony of God’s faithfulness, grace and ability to personally transform his life, Dr. Christopher Yuan shared with more than 300 people at Hope Community Church on how his life experience and spiritual transformation taught him how Christians need to respond to homosexuality in a compassionate, redemptive manner. Watch the videos of Dr. Yuan’s testimony, and his talk on how Christians should respond to homosexuality. Also read Dr. Yuan’s practical suggestions on how to minister to Christians with homosexual feelings & how to share Christ with those in the gay community.

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Daniel: Flourishing in a Hostile World

Carl Nelson, President of Transform Minnesota, speaks at First Free Church in Minneapolis in February 2016, drawing inspiration from the incredible life of the prophet Daniel to guide Christians as we navigate our lives in today’s world.    

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