Encouraging Christian Reflection

and Practice among Language Educators

the conference
our annual gathering
The CAWL annual conference is the highlight of our organization. Each year we gather at different Christian universities to share academic research, network with colleagues, and to promote the integration of faith and learning.
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Become a member of CAWL! We welcome you to our community of foreign language educators and students who are striving to integrate a deeper Christian faith into the foreign language classroom!
the journal
The Journal of Christianity and World Languages (JCWL) is a resource that fills a unique niche in higher education through peer-reviewed academic articles and dialogue in the field. Please consider subscribing today!.
About us

The Christian Association of World Languages (CAWL)


is an organization of Christian world language educators. CAWL seeks to provide a forum for the promotion of Christian reflection and practice in the field of world language education, to strengthen the contribution of Christian scholarship in this field to the larger academic world, and to provide Christian world language educators a community and network for support and encouragement.

Jacob Rapp


Whitworth University

For general questions about CAWL. 

Yeon Mi Lee

Vice President

Trinity Christian College

For questions about abstract submissions.

Amos Kasperek


Bob Jones University 

For questions about payments.

Patty Tinkey


Grove City College

Itzel Reyes


Biola University

Send questions or comments about the CAWL webpage.

Rikki Brons


Dordt College

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We have a rotating leadership team. To the left, you’ll find the names and titles of our current leadership team. Use the form below to contact any one of them directly.

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