Posts Tagged ‘Evangelism’

2009 SPU Alumna of the Year Marti Ensign

February 4, 2009

Homecoming Chapel: 2008-2009 2009 SPU Alumna of the Year Marti Ensign encourages Christians to believe that God cares for his people even when a situation looks like a tragedy. January 29, 2009. (31:57) [Audio]

Ravi Zacharias: Thomas F. Staley Lecture Series

August 20, 2008

Is There Not a Cause? (Part 1 of 3) Ravi Zacharias challenges Christians to not become overwhelmed by the problems of the world but instead pray and strive to meet the needs of others. Thomas F. Staley Lecture. January 11, 1984. (26:30) [Audio]

Is There Not a Cost? (Part 2 of 3) Ravi Zacharias studies Nehemiah 2-4, the rebuilding of Jerusalem’s walls, challenging Christians to persevere in their faith and the work that God calls them to despite the opposition they may face. Thomas F. Staley Lecture. January 12, 1984. (35:55) [Audio]

Is There Not a Correspondence? (Part 3 of 3) Ravi Zacharias examines increasing global trends of isolation, loss of shame, and loss of reason. Thomas F. Staley Lecture Series. January 13, 1984. (33:37) [Audio]

Sue Thomas: My Life Story

February 22, 2008

Sue Thomas: My Life Story (Part 1 of 3) Sue Thomas shares about her struggles growing up deaf, working for the FBI, and attending seminary. November 1, 1993. (43:35) [Audio]

Sue Thomas: My Life Story (Part 2 of 3) Sue Thomas shares her story of acquiring a hearing dog and the process of healing that began in her life. November 2, 1993. (28:06) [Audio]

Sue Thomas: My Life Story (Part 3 of 3) Sue Thomas expresses her concern for the spiritual health of the nation and challenges Christians to boldly share their faith. November 3, 1993. (26:44) [Audio]

Living the story | Auto Dealer | Urban Involvement

September 17, 2007

Recent Features:
It’s Not About Winning an Argument; It’s About Living in the Story
SPU President Phil Eaton, partially in response to growing popularity of The Da Vinci Code, argues that it is important to know the Christian story and live in it in order to effectively engage the culture. May 23, 2006. (21:59) [Audio]

Called to Be an Auto Dealer Owner and CEO of Flow Automotive, Don Flow, challenges Christians to actively live out their faith in the workplace, using his personal business model as an example. April 5, 2005. (29:34) [Audio]

SPU Classics:
A City Set on a Hill: Urban Involvement
Ron Ruthruff shares that in order to effectively witness to others, particularly in an inner-city setting, one needs to really understand the deeper issues with which people struggle and authentically demonstrate God’s love. November 15, 1985. (28:28) [Audio]

Living on the edge | Reconciliation | Essential element

September 3, 2007

Recent Features:
Living on the Edge: Doing the Work of Reconciliation
Tim Dearborn claims that Jesus didn’t just die for us to be forgiven, he died that all things may be reconciled to God’s purposes. April 4, 2006. (23:31) [Audio]

The Bible’s Message in an Age of Diversity Bethel University Associate Professor of Reconciliation Studies Curtiss DeYoung points to the Gospel as a model for multicultural reconciliation and defines a Christian university as a place where followers of Jesus Christ live out the ministry of reconciliation both on campus and in the world. October 18, 2005. (23:19) [Audio]

SPU Classics:
Christians: The Essential Ingredient
Donald Hoke examines Matthew 13:24-30, emphasizing that Christians are the essential element in evangelism. February 5, 1980. (28:44) [Audio]

Poverty | Engaging the Culture | John Wesley

July 23, 2007

Recent Features:
What Does the Bible Say About Poverty?
Jim Wallis discusses a Christian response to the issue of world poverty. February 7, 2006. (43:10) [Audio]

Engaging the Culture As Resident Aliens Professor of Christian Scriptures Rob Wall studies the opening of 1 Peter. October 3, 2006. (26:19) [Audio]

SPU Classics:
John Wesley and a Christian Social Conscience
William Hansen recounts the life of John Wesley and points to him as a model for addressing present day social problems. January 22, 1973. (34:59) [Audio]

Leslie Braxton | Susan VanZanten

June 22, 2007

Recent Features:
Turning the World Upside Down
Minister Leslie Braxton expounds upon Acts 8, challenging students to boldly serve as a witness for Christ. April 25, 2007. (44:00) [Audio]

“Lost” in a Good Story Professor of English and Director of the Center for Scholarship & Faculty Development Susan VanZanten takes a look at the TV series Lost and our own Christian story. November 14, 2006. (39:55) [Audio] [Video]


Rendleman | Spina | What is your life?

May 21, 2007

Recent Features:
Evangelicals in American Film
Associate Professor of Communication Todd Rendleman, 2007 Winifred E. Weter Lecturer, examines how evangelicals are portrayed in movies. April 19, 2007. (1:45:33) [Audio] [Video]

From the Inside Out: The Biblical Story in Global Perspective Professor of Christian Scriptures Frank Spina examines God’s selection of Abraham & Sarah and argues that God works through individuals in order to redeem all people. January 9, 2007. (26:50) [Audio] [Video]

SPU Classics:
What is Your Life?
Missionary Margaret Brabon challenges Christians for fulfill “The Great Commission” by serving in, financially supporting, or praying for the mission field. February 24, 1982. (27:38) [Audio]

Koenig | Keuss | Palau

April 18, 2007

Recent Features:
Giving Blood Minister of Discipleship Rev. Matthew Koenig explains the significance of Jesus’ blood at the 2007 Good Friday Service. April 6, 2007. (24:05) [Audio]

Talkin’ About a Revolution Associate Professor of Christian Ministry Jeff Keuss discusses why the resurrection of Jesus matters today. April 10, 2007. (22:34) [Audio]

SPU Classics:
Dream Big Dreams, Part 1 of 4
Evangelist Luis Palau encourages the Christian community to seek great things for God in this first of a four part Christian Commitment Week series. October 3, 1978. (37:53) [Audio]


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