Whitfield Center Events


Welcoming Faith into the Science Classroom
August 12, 2015

Perhaps one of the most significant challenges for Christian teachers in middle school and high school is the integration of faith in the science curriculum.  The Charleston Southern University College of Science and Mathematics wants to help!  Many private schools in the Charleston area (and beyond) struggle to uphold high academic standards while still completing their mission of integrating God’s truths into the STEM curriculum. CSU has made great progress in this area and has much to offer, particularly where it is needed most, in the high school science curriculum. If you are a middle or high school teacher – or a Christian School administrator, pastor or interested parent – join us on August 12 to discuss this topic.  An overview will be followed by breakouts related to the various issues and areas of the STEM curriculum.  We’ll even provide lunch as an opportunity for teachers to network with CSU faculty and each other. Then we’ll follow that with a panel discussion on the topics of creation and evolution.

It is no secret that even among Christians, the idea of separation of science and faith is rampant. The reality that faith and worldview informs science is important, and our science faculty is eager to be a resource for schools that too often have only limited resources of their own to put toward this essential priority.

Charleston Southern is providing this opportunity at no cost to those attending. REGISTER TODAY!

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2nd Annual Student Leadership Summit
September 12,2015

Charleston Southern University, recognized as One of America's Best Christian Colleges, will host a Student Leadership Summit on Saturday, September 12 in the Drew Conference Room in the Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership.

With all the noise and confusion in today's society, Christian leadership provides a clear and clarifying voice that engages and transforms the culture.

Charleston Southern's Student Leadership Summit seeks to raise a generation to find their voice so they may flourish as leaders. Not only will these young leaders have a clear vision for their future but also they will influence others to discover theirs as well.


28th Meeting of the Consortium for Global Education
September 16-18, 2015

Charleston Southern University welcomes the Consortium for Global Education. CGE engages in Global Education for academic excellence while producing global citizens to use their knowledge and skills to serve and share for significant impact in nations and communities. For close to 30 years, CGE has aided faculty and students to seek opportunities in more than 80 nations across the globe!

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Triple-Header with The Benham Brothers
October 7, 2015

The Benham are the founders of Benham Brothers Construction and the authors of "Whatever the Cost." Join us as the Benham Brothers share their experience of fame and faith.

  • God In the Workplace Business Breakfast (Please register to attend)


  • CSU Chapel
  • "Whatever the Cost" Luncheon with Student Leaders


The Lens with Dr. Paul Copan
October 20-21, 2015

The Lens is the Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership's signature Biblical Worldview event. This year's speaker is Dr. Paul Copan, the Pledger Family Chair of Philosophy and Ethics at Palm Beach Atlantic University.


The First Gathering of the National Faith and Work Association (NFWA)

October 22-23, 2015

The  National Faith and Work Association's mission is “to build, nurture, and sustain a broad, inclusive network of Christian ministries, churches, organizations, and individuals in the US dedicated to impacting the workplace and marketplace to the glory of God.”  The NFWA Annual Meeting will emphasize building relationships, awareness of the Big Picture, cross-pollination, synergy, collaboration, all mixed with significant opportunities for prayer. Details at www.nfwa.org


Thursday October 22

Noon        Lunch

1 p.m.       Welcome, Overview, and Introduction of Faith & Work “Peer Groups” in Roseann Drew Conference Center

1:30 p.m.  Specific Faith & Work “Peer Group” Discussions (Introductions, Sharing, Prayer, and “Big Opportunities & Challenges” Brainstorm)

3:30 p.m.  Break

4 p.m.        Cross-Pollination Sessions (Multiple opportunities to mix with other Faith & Work “Peer Groups” for special topics)

5:30 p.m.  Break

6 p.m.        Dinner & Evening Session

8:30 p.m.  Dessert Reception

Friday October 23

7 a.m.       Breakfast

8 a.m.       Devotion

8:30 a.m.  Overview and Discussion on US cities and local “Marketplace/Faith & Work” networks

9:30 a.m.  Overview and Discussion on Global connections and collaborations

10 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. Faith & Work “Peer Group” Discussions (Part 2)

Noon      Lunch

1 p.m.       Feedback from Faith & Work “Peer Group” Discussions and Q&A ( Drew Conference Center)

2 p.m.       Closing Keynote: “Vision for the next year and beyond”

3 p.m.       Depart (Charleston, S.C., airport is about 15 minutes away)

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Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics
November 2015

Dr. Hugh Whelchel and Eric Welch will discuss with business, community leaders, and students the necessary merger of faith and work to produce an economy that flourishes.


Values & Ethics Lecture Series with Brian Loritts
February 4-5, 2016

Brian Loritts is a nationally recognized speaker and author who articulates with precision the necessity of Biblical Leaders, the Gospel demand for racial reconciliation and the biblical mandate for the church to be The Church.


2nd Annual 1Charleston Conference with Brian Loritts
February 6, 2016

Join Brian Loritts at the 2nd Annual 1Charleston Conference as he discusses the multiethnic gospel, vertical and lateral reconciliation and practical steps to move your church in a multiethnic direction.


3rd Annual Kingdom Business Conference
March 18-19, 2015

In collaboration with Call2Business, the Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership will host the 3rd Annual Kingdom Business Conference. For the past two years national and global business leaders have gathered and shared their experiences on how God called them to business, how their faith shapes how they lead and how God is their CEO!



Wingate by Wyndham

Book your Reservations

Coming to Charleston for this event? Book your reservations at the Wingate on the CSU campus. Call (843) 553-4444.

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