The Faith and International Development Conference seeks to educate, inspire and equip students across the country to pursue Christ-centered development.

Home: Restoring our Dwelling Place

"Your ancient ruins will be rebuilt; you shall raise up the foundations of many generations; you will be called repairer of the breach, the restorer of streets to dwell in." Isaiah 58:12

We want those who attend FIDC 2018 to be encouraged to fearlessly apply themselves to being God’s homemakers on earth.This may require turning inward, and questioning your own presuppositions about home. It may be painful, difficult, and sobering. But as followers of Jesus, we are confident that when we fall short in our earthly calling to bring peace, security, and quiet to our homes, His Grace is ever-present, eager to pick us up, dust us off, and set us back on the long road toward a heavenly home on earth.

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The 13th Annual Faith and International Development Conference (FIDC) will take place Feb 8–10, 2018 at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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Come share your story of home at this OPEN MIC NIGHT!

 What do you think of as “home”? A time? A place? A person? An idea? A memory?

Prepare a story, poem, or song about home that takes 1-5 minutes to present and sign up at the link below

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In Their Own Words
Explore FIDC

Meet our speakers for this year's conference.

Learn more about this year's conference theme.

Look ahead at this year's schedule and breakout sessions.