Lael Arrington

Plenary Address

“Calling, Connection and Reporting the Truth in Today’s Culture”

According to Lewis, our upbringing, talents and circumstances are a “tolerable index of our calling.” Looking into these, especially his home life, his passion for myth, and his training as a scholar and broadcast journalist, we see how Lewis was uniquely prepared to connect with his own as well as today’s postmodern audience and what we might learn from him. Given the extraordinary tension between telling the truth and journalism in today’s culture, we’ll include a closer look at how Lewis speaks to the calling of journalism.

Lael Arrington is an author of four books, most recently Faith and Culture: The Guide to a Culture Shaped by Faith (Zondervan), an Amazon all-books best-seller.

She blogs on topics related to how people can thrive in today’s culture with strong minds, caring hearts, and confident faith. Lael speaks nationally about faith and culture and Christian worldview to audiences from pre-school moms to University honor students, pastors to prisoners, and at many women’s events.

For about five years she co-hosted a radio show in Houston and Dallas, The Things That Matter Most, where she interviewed guests as diverse as Dallas Willard and Deepak Chopra about what they believe and why they believe it.

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