Engaging the University
An intro video to Graduate Christian Union at University of British Columbia.
Rescuing the Lost Language of Meaning
Some elements in modern culture have worked to repress/restrict our language usage--in particular w... Read More..
Sent & Sending: Gord & Ute Carkner
A closer look at Gord & Ute's campus ministry at UBC.
Is there Rational Evidence for the Resurrection?
Some allege that the resurrection of Jesus was a hoax. We must decide whether there is a more plaus... Read More..
Science & Scientism
Dr. Ard Louis, Professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of Oxford, speaks on "Science and... Read More..
Re-thinking our Myth of the Secular
Many people seem to be hungry for fresh perspectives on the current Western cultural ethos. Dr. Gor... Read More..
Transcendent Goodness & Human Hospitality
What are the theological and philosophical roots or drivers of hospitality? From his research on ... Read More..
The Perils of Radical Individualism
In this webinar, Dr. Gordon Carkner analyses what is at stake in a radical individualist stance. He... Read More..
The Genius of Truth
Dr. Gordon E. Carkner, a Meta-Educator with postgraduate students at UBC Vancouver, examines some o... Read More..
Incarnational Spirituality Series: A New Horizon
Incarnational Spirituality Series: A New Horizon. Read part one, and find links to the rest of this... Read More..
Freedom, Identity and the Good: the Theological Ethics of Christian Community
Christian freedom flourishes within a trinitarian horizon. Trinitarian divine goodness proves to be... Read More..
The Big Question: Why Do We Suffer?
Dr. Gordon E. Carkner leads an inspiring discussion on this key universal question. He claims that ... Read More..
The Existential Identity Crisis of Millennials
Dr. Gordon E. Carkner opens this sensitive discussion of Millennial angst from a compassionate stan... Read More..
Protecting Democracy from the Outside
John Owen Lecture. Wednesday November 18, 2020 put on by the UBC Graduate & Faculty Christian Forum... Read More..
Gnosticism vs. the Gospel of Incarnation
Gnosticism, both historically and presently, offers a starkly alternative religion to Christianity ... Read More..
Sy Garte - UBC GFCF Lecture
For the benefit of you and your friends and family, here is the Sy Garte lecture from Thursday, Oct... Read More..
Voices Around the World
Gordon & Ute Carkner share snippets from letters they've received from past alumni at UBC.
Reflections on UBC Comagape Conference
Conversations with a Jewish Professor & UBC Students. These are Gord Carkner's reflections on the r... Read More..
Charles Taylor and the Modern Quest for Identity
Pre-eminent McGill University Emeritus Philosopher Charles Taylor is an iconic international schola... Read More..
Everything is New in 2020 in Light of the Incarnation
God’s word of love becomes flesh in us, is embodied in us, is enacted through us and in doing so, t... Read More..
OC Reads: One Thousand Gifts
OC Reads: Book Recommendations from OC Team Members.
Read Gord Carkner's recommendation for An... Read More..
The Prayer of a Student Skeptic
Dear God, Buddha, Allah, Plato, Krishna, Beings from other planets, Jesus, Confucius, Zeus, Ra, the... Read More..
The Great Escape from Nihilism
This book is about a journey: out of the confines of nihilism into the heart of meaning. It presses... Read More..
Sparking lively dialogue about the powerful implications of the Christian faith for academic work ... Read More..
Dialogue on Jesus
There exist today in the minds of people many different versions of Jesus. Cultural interpretation ... Read More..