C.S. Lewis Institute - Charlotte
The C.S. Lewis Institute of Charlotte is being established in order to serve the greater Charlotte region. The region is a national center of higher education (e.g., Davidson College, Duke University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the UNC System, Wake Forest University), as well as business, industry, and a global center for Christian missions (e.g., BGEA, JARS, Samaritan’s Purse). The C.S. Lewis Institute of Charlotte seeks to serve the Church of Jesus Christ in Charlotte by developing disciples of all denominations and traditions who can articulate, defend and live faith in Christ in public and personal life; we are an extension of the C.S. Lewis Institute in Washington D.C., which began in 1976 and stresses discipleship of mind and the heart. The Institute works in partnership with local churches and ministries to help believers glorify God by becoming mature disciples of Jesus Christ who impact the spheres of influence to which God has called them. This discipleship occurs through:
Gary Stewart, City Director
Gary Stewart is the Director of the CS Lewis Institute in Charlotte, NC. He has a passion for helping other fellow followers of Jesus Christ to develop a deeper love for Him and to encourage one another to live powerfully, purposefully, and effectively for Him in a world that desperately needs to know and to love Christ as Lord of their lives. Gary has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Geneva College and both a Master of Divinity and Master of Theology degrees from Western Seminary (Portland, OR). He served twelve years in the pastoral ministry. He also invested twenty-five years in business, serving in various management roles in the area of Project Controls related to construction projects both in the public and government sectors. Gary is married to Patti, the father of seven adult children and grandfather to sixteen grandchildren.