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Meet the Wisdom Forum Speakers: Walter Strickland

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What does it look like for believers to wisely engage the intersection of faith and culture in daily life?

Join us on March 16, 2018 on the campus of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC, or via livestream, for The Wisdom Forum — an evening of compelling conversation addressing the faithful interaction with cultural issues the church faces today.

Today, get to know one of our speakers, Dr. Walter Strickland, who will speak about the rhythms of the good life.


Walter R. Strickland II

Dr. Strickland’s talk from the 2015 Wisdom Forum.

Walter R. Strickland II

Dr. Walter Strickland serves as Associate VP for Kingdom Diversity Initiatives and Assistant Professor of Systematic and Contextual Theology at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC, where he leads the Kingdom Diversity Initiative.  In addition, he currently serves as the 1st Vice President of the Southern Baptist Convention.

Born in Chicago and raised in Southern California, Walter’s passion is to equip people to flourish in their context from a deep commitment to God’s design.

Dr. Strickland’s research interests include contextual and systematic theology, African American religious history, multicultural studies, education theory and theology of work.

Along with being a diversity consultant, frequent conference speaker, and itinerant preacher, Walter contributes to Canon & Culture as an associate Research Fellow of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC), Gospel Project, and the Biblical Recorder (the North Carolina Baptist state newspaper). Walter’s work has also appeared in Christianity TodayBaptist PressWorld Magazine. 

Walter and his lovely wife Stephanie live in Wake Forest, NC with their children.

Join Walter Strickland and others at The Wisdom Forum.

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The L. Russ Bush Center for Faith and Culture seeks to engage culture as salt and light, presenting the Christian faith and demonstrating its implications for all areas of human existence.

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