Intergenerational Faith Center

Welcome to the 2016 IFC Dialogues

The Intergenerational Faith Center of Oklahoma Christian University will host the 2016 Dialogues on February 1, 2016. Our keynote presenter will be John Roberto.

John Roberto is president of LifelongFaith Associates (, editor of the journal Lifelong Faith, and coordinator for the Faith Formation 2020 Initiative ( John also works on the Vibrant Faith Ministries team as project coordinator of the Faith Formation Learning Exchange (

John works as a consultant to churches and national organizations, teaches courses and conducts workshops in faith formation, and has authored books and program manuals in youth ministry, family ministry, and intergenerational faith formation. John created the theory and practice of Generations of Faith—an intergenerational, lifelong approach to faith formation; and administered the five-year Lilly Endowment funded project to develop lifelong faith formation in Catholic parishes across the U.S.

His latest publications include Faith Formation 2020: Designing the Future of Faith, The Spirit and Culture of Youth Ministry (co-authored), Living Well: Christian Practices for Everyday Life, Becoming a Church of Lifelong Learners, and four volumes of intergenerational learning programs in the People of Faith series.      

No pre registration is required for this event.

Oklahoma Christian University, with the help of committed donors, founded the Intergenerational Faith Center to assist and equip families and faith-based institutions in spiritual formation. Featured speakers for our annual IFC Dialogues have included David Kinnaman, Gabe Lyons, Dr. John Westerhoff, and Dr. Holly Allen. To read more about the IFC, go to our Mission and Purpose page.

Dr. John Westerhoff with OC President John deSteiguer (2014 Dialogues) 

David Kinnaman at Oklahoma Christian University

Barna Research President David Kinnaman innaugurating the IFC Dialogues (2012)