We invite you to come explore the world’s religions with us. Whether through our unique, immersive Discover Week program or through online or keynote talks, Brian is able to weave together stories, philosophies, histories and impacts of religions in ways that are illuminating and engaging. You will come away with new perspectives and information that will be helpful in your professional life, in your relationships and in your own personal exploration of life’s interesting questions.
Our premier event offers a rich immersion into religions. Take in excellent classes, meals and camaraderie, while travelling to places of worship where you will encounter these communities, speak with leaders, and observe rituals.
Both weeklong and 4 day programs available.
Religion in 3D
A visually stunning presentation of material objects. Learn about religions through their symbols, statues, clothing, prayer items and instruments.
Popular in high schools and with adults.
Beyond Diversity Consulting
Encounter goes beyond the usual diversity training and consulting to teach leaders and staff about the religious communities they work with and serve.
House of Worship Tours
Guided tours of synagogues, temples, churches, mosques, gurdwaras and more. Also popular with secondary schools, participants can talk with practitioners, ask questions, and observe rituals.
To See, To Be, To Do
A highly-acclaimed presentation using a simple model to survey the landscape of world religions. Instead of the usual catalogue of dates and names, this presentation offers a remarkably concise model that organizes religious traditions into three broad families.
Invite Brian to teach a series on different religions. Classes are often exceptionally popular, with audience sizes growing via word of mouth. Popular with Later Life Learners, University Women's groups, professional organizations, and congregations.
Brian has spoken at conferences, universities, professional development events and other settings. Past talks include our To See, To Be, To Do and custom talks on religious diversity, secularism, evangelicalism, religion in Canada, and religion and law.