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Alec Hill

Author and President Emeritus, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship

In this virtual interview, Alec Hill will delve into the transformative potential of trauma based on his cancer journey and also identify lessons applicable to our lives in COVID-19.
  • Why am I still here?
  • Where is God in all this?
  • How should I live differently now?

In his new book, Living in Bonus Time (InterVarsity Press, 2020), two-time cancer survivor Alec Hill grapples with profound questions related to loss of control, disappointment, God’s presence on dark days, and the role (and burdens) of caregivers.

A man of faith and former president of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA, Alec does not dodge tough questions or the emotions brought on by battling through a bone marrow transplant. He knows what it is like to sit in the waiting room of a treatment center. He also knows that trauma can be transformative. “How we live in bonus time matters,” Alec writes. And with tender honesty, he gives vision for a life of faith, humility, and gratitude.

Whether you are a cancer survivor, caregiver, family member, organ donor, or physician—Alec speaks to our innate desire to live well, to leave a legacy, and to embrace unanticipated seasons of grace. As one reviewer stated, “Alec teaches us all how to live.”

Speaker Bio

Alec Hill is president emeritus of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA. He served for fourteen years as InterVarsity’s president and previously was dean of the School of Business and Economics at Seattle Pacific University. He holds a law degree from the University of Washington and has written for the Huffington Post, Christianity Today, the Aspen Institute, and Patheos. He is the author of Just Business: Christian Ethics in the Marketplace (InterVarsity Press, 2018). He lives in the Seattle area with his wife, Mary.

This virtual event will be taking place using Zoom. Register here:
Photo credit: Greg Rakozy

Details

Date:
June 24
Time:
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Event Category:

Venue

Online

Organizer

Melissa Haunty
Email:
mhaunty@slbrownfoundation.org

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