Free Monthly Webinars on Community Issues
The Winter Institute Community Learning Series is an ongoing webinar series from our Community & Capacity Building team. Each month, a different speaker presents on an issue concerning our community. Webinars are free and open to the public. Each session will be limited to 100 participants, and pre-registration is required.
“Infectious Inadequacy: How Our Current Healthcare System Makes Us All Sick”
Thursday, May 20, 2021
12:00 – 1:30 pm CT
About the Session
About the Presenter
For three decades Scott Stearman has served as a pastor in the Christian (Baptist) tradition. His experience includes congregations in Paris, France and St. Louis, MO. Most recently he has been pastor in New York City where he continues to represent the Baptist global body at the United Nations (supported by the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and the Baptist World Alliance). He provides leadership to NGO committees related to human rights and the freedom of religion or belief and has been active in civil society advocacy at the High Level Political Forum related to the UN’s Agenda 2030 (the SDGs). Scott holds a Ph.D. in philosophy (Univ. of Oklahoma) and a Th.M. and M.Div (Princeton Theological Seminary and Southwestern Baptist, respectively). He is on the board of Sun River Healthcare of New York, one of the nation’s largest FQHC’s and is a trustee on the board of the Parliament of the World’s Religions. Scott now resides in Fondren with his spouse, mezzo-soprano, Cecelia Stearman.