CSKLS Conferences

Our annual conference is the marquee event of our organization and its membership. They are held each year at various campuses around the US. 

At these events you will have the option of attending, learning, networking and collaborating, or you can be a presenter.

This years conference will be held at LeTouneau U. In Longview Texas June 5-8th. More information coming soon.

Our annual conference objectives are to:

  • Develop and contribute faith-integrated scholarly work to those in higher education and the Church in our related disciplines.
  • Strengthen Christian professional relationships and foster collaborative scholarly efforts.
  • Provide quality presentations to meet professional development needs.
  • Share faith-integration pedagogical approaches.
  • Awards are formally recognized

Registration closes May 13th for In-person Registration

Cost to register:

You may sign up for lodging, bedding, meal plan, the banquet and a guest if you like, and t-shirt options.

Tentative Conference Schedule

  • Tuesday, June 4th – Dorms available, no food provided.
  • Wednesday, June 5th – BBQ on campus from 5-8 pm with games & fellowship.
  • Thursday, June 6th – Conference begins at 8 am.
  • Banquet 6 pm – Val Gin keynote speaker.
  • Friday, June 7th – Conference continues.
    • Tour of the Aviation Center after dinner.
  • Saturday, June 8th – Conference continues until noon [Lunch provided].

Dorms stay open through Sunday, June 9th.

What We do
Resources produced

The conferences have produced a number of quality papers that were compiled into books

  • Christianity and leisure: Issues in a pluralistic society (Dordt Press, 1994, 2006).
  • Physical education, sports, and wellness: Looking to God as we look at ourselves, was published in 1999
  • Christianity and Leisure: Issues for the Twenty-first Century was released by Dordt Press in 2017.
  • In addition, many of the Webinars from past conferences become an ongoing resource for our members and others.


We look forward to seeing you at our 2024 Conference (info coming soon)

Past Conference Proceedings.

Click on the image or text link below to view proceedings for past CSKLS conferences.

(Jessup University, Rocklin, CA)

(Baylor University, Waco, TX)


(Conference was hybrid due to COVID-19 pandemic; Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN)

(Conference was held virtually due to COVID-19 pandemic; California Baptist University, Riverside, CA)

(Conference was held in conjunction with the Second Global Congress on Sport & Christianity; 30th Anniversary; Calvin University, Grand Rapids, MI)

(Judson University, Elgin, IL)

(Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN)

(Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA)

Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI)

(Messiah College, Mechanicsburg, PA)