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February 11-13, 2016

The 11th Annual Faith and International Development Conference (FIDC), "Agape: Awakening Sacrificial Love in the Everyday" is taking place February 11-13, 2016 at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Check this website for updates on speakers, workshops, and registration.



Anu George Canjanathoppil:Director, National Strategy and Interventions at International Justice Mission

Peter Greer: President & CEO at Hope International

Faustine Wabwire:Senior Foreign Assistance Policy Analyst at Bread for the World

Jeremy Konyndyk Director of USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA)

And introducing…


A play by Paula Cizmar, Catherine Filloux, Gail Kriegel, Carol K. Mack, Ruth Margraff, Anna Deavere Smith and Susan Yankowitz, in collaboration with Vital Voices Global Partnership Directed by Emily Wetzel

Tita Evertsz: Founder of Vidas Plenas, Guatemala Director of Lemonade International

Joel Van Dyke: Director of Urban Training Collaborative 



For optimal accommodations placement, visiting schools should register by Sunday, February 7th

2016 marks the 11th year of FIDC – a conference that seeks to educate, inspire and equip students across the country to pursue Christ-centered development. We hope to awake agape - sacrificial love - in the everyday, whether that be through listening to inspiring speakers from around the world, networking with Christian development organizations, or engaging in action-planning sessions and workshops.

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