Posts Tagged ‘Living Well’

Thinking and Doing: Living With Purpose

August 31, 2010

Dr. Ed Smyth, Professor of Educational Ministry, considers the miracle of our lives, the uses of our time and human choices. From the annual Ivy Honorary’s Last Lecture Series. May 25, 2010. [Audio] [Video]

Vocation, Relationships, and Faith: Building a Balanced and Integrated Life

June 21, 2010

Richard Dahlstrom, senior pastor of Bethany Community Church in Seattle and international speaker, discusses “senior survival” and vocation. February 25, 2010. [Audio] [Video]

Brain Rule 1: Exercise Boosts Brain Power

May 13, 2008

SPU Director of the Center for Brain Research John Medina describes the relationships between motion and increased brain power. February 27, 2008. (3:36) [Video]

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]

Great Mission in a Groaning World | Native American Contributions to Worship | Christian Commitment Week

October 8, 2007

Recent Features:
Great Mission in a Groaning World
Associate Director for Faith Development at World Vision International Tim Dearborn expounds upon Micah 6:8 and shares about his travels in India, Rwanda, and Cambodia, calling listeners to be seekers of justice. May 17, 2005. (28:38) [Audio]

Native American Contributions to Worship Member of the Swan River Cree Nation Reverend Ray Aldred shares insights into aboriginal gatherings, describing worship as a communal event, stories as central in communicating a message, and suffering as a natural part of life. November 9, 2004. (25:18) [Audio]

SPU Classics:
Christian Commitment: Luke 8 Young Life Field Director Robert Mitchell shares the stories of Jesus healing Jairus’ daughter and the woman who touched Jesus’ cloak, encouraging listeners to commit their lives to loving and serving God who cares deeply for us. March 26, 1973. (26:46) [Audio]

God is not blind | Be intelligent in our work | Healing

September 25, 2007

Recent Features:
Homecoming Chapel: 2004-2005, “God Is Not Blind” 2005 SPU Alumna of the Year Marilyn Meberg shares a humorous story of her automobile breaking down on the road and the unexpected help she received, reminding listeners that God is always in charge, providing for our every need. February 3, 2005. (25:46) [Audio]

The Moral Obligation to Be Intelligent in Our Work SPU Alum and lawyer Skip Li calls listeners to actively use their minds to break free from the surrounding culture, utilizing the film Shawshank Redemption to illustrate his point. April 12, 2005. (23:03) [Audio]

SPU Classics:
Healing: Who? How Much? How Far? And When?
Goodwill Rehabilitation Counselor and Chaplain Roy Murdock charges listeners to make spiritual healing a primary concern when it comes to personal wholeness. October 29, 1973. (29:47) [Audio]

Priorities | Joy at Work | Jim Zorn

August 28, 2007

Recent Features:
The Priority of a Productive Life in a Troubled World Former CEO of ServiceMaster Bill Pollard fields questions from SPU students about how to reconcile our work with our faith and how to wisely use the resources and talents God gives us. April 11, 2006. (21:34) [Audio]

Joy at Work Co-Founder of The AES Corporation, CEO of Imagine Schools, and author of Joy at Work, Dennis Bakke argues that God calls each of us to serve Him with our talents, regardless of whether the work be in missions or business, for when we do so, we are filled with His joy. April 19, 2005. (27:36) [Audio]

SPU Classics:
When in Doubt: Scramble
Former Seattle Seahawk Quarterback Jim Zorn draws parallels between studying football in order to effectively play a 60-minute game and the need to study the Bible in order to live godly lives. March 4, 1977. (15:17) [Audio]

Eat Healthy | Tale of Three Cities | Christian, Look Back

June 30, 2007

Recent Features:
Eating Healthy For Life SPU nursing students in partnership with Cristwood Retirement Center at CRISTA Senior Living promote healthy eating practices in this informational video. June 5, 2007. (13:54) [Video]

A Tale of Three Cities Professor of History Bill Woodward sorts out the events in Boston, Philadelphia, and Williamsburg that led to American independence in 1776. (35:05) [Video]

SPU Classics:
Christian, Look Back! Roy Swanstrom argues that Christianity provides the clearest perspective of history. February 11, 1977. (28:12) [Audio]


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