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Can there be a greater joy for parents than seeing their children captivated by rich expressions of truth and life, and the gospel of the Lord Jesus? However, other shallow and deceptive philosophies compete to take their hearts captive. The stories of technology and sexuality are increasingly shaping our children’s hearts, longings, self-identity, and purpose. Let’s explore together at Captivated how to parent for captivated hearts.


Captivated Hearts | Murray Capill


Murray is originally from New Zealand where he pastored a church in Auckland for 10 years. He came to Australia in 2001 to teach part-time at the RTC and continue in pastoral ministry in the CRCA. Since 2006 he has taught practical theology full-time and in 2008 he became the Principal. He is the author of Preaching with Spiritual Vigour (2004) and The Heart is the Target (2014). Murray is married to Wendy and they have five children and two grandchildren.


Captivated by Technology | Chris Parker

Chris is the author of the book for young adults, The Frog and the Fish: Reflections on Work, Technology, Sex, Stuff, Truth, and Happiness. He is also the editor of the Christian Teachers Journal, and Professional Development Coordinator for Christian Education National. Chris and his wife, Coco, live in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney. They have two children (Master 16 and Miss 14) and a half-made pizza oven.


Captivated by Sexuality | Michelle Dempsey

Michelle takes great delight in schools exploring new ways to claim the Lordship of Christ in the sphere of education. First and foremost, Michelle is a daughter of the King, wife to Mic (the loveliest man in the world) and Mum to 2 beautiful kids, Max and Meg. Michelle currently serves as the CEO of Christian Education National and in her spare time loves to cook and entertain.


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Event date 23-03-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 23-03-2019 4:00 pm
Cut off date 19-03-2019 4:00 pm
Individual Price $85.00
Reformed Theological College (RTC) Melbourne Campus
3/221 Queen Street Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
Reformed Theological College (RTC) Melbourne Campus
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