Some topics are so crucial, current, debated and/or divisive, they require focused attention in addition to sermons. Faith Community introduced Faith Forums in 2015 as an additional way to offer biblical perspective on culturally relevant topics.
On October 22, 2015, Faith Community hosted its first Faith Forum, "The Gospel and Same-Sex Attraction." The forum featured nationally-acclaimed author and speaker, Rosaria Butterfield. LISTEN to the audio recording.
Also in 2015, Faith Community hosted Richard Brown with The Captive Project to discuss "The Gospel, Race and Cultural Reconciliation." LISTEN to the audio recording.
In 2017, Brian Gibson, a national leader in the pro-life movement, spoke at FCC on "The Gospel and the Sanctity of Human Life."
In 2018, Matt Soerens, US Director of Church Mobilization for World Relief, and Liz Dong, Midwest Regional Mobilizer for the Evangelical Immigration Table, addressed "The Gospel and Immigration."
In 2018, FCC also hosted Rachel Paulose to speak on "The Gospel and Human Trafficking." Rachel is a partner with DLA Piper in Minneapolis, Minn., which is currently the largest law firm in the world. As United States Attorney for the District of Minnesota from 2006-2008, Rachel initiated the first ever prosecutions of human trafficking in Minnesota, overseeing landmark federal cases liberating people from human slavery.
In 2020, FCC invited Voddie Baucham to speak on the topic of "The Gospel and Justice." Baucham is a husband, father, former pastor, author, professor, conference speaker, and church planter. He currently serves as Dean of Theology at the African Christian University in Lusaka, Zambia.