Posts Tagged ‘Community’

2012 Opening Convocation

October 10, 2012

SPU’s Opening Convocation is a ceremony celebrating the beginning of a new school year with prayers, hymns, and Scripture reading. Frank Spina, Professor of Old Testament, gave this year’s address titled “Waking Up Startled!”  [Audio & Video]

Thank you, President Philip W. Eaton

June 1, 2012

Thank you, President Philip W. Eaton, for your years of service at Seattle Pacific University.  Here are just a few highlights from your many conversations and university addresses shared on SPU iTunes U.

1993-1994 Opening Convocation: “A Shine and a Song”

1994 Spiritual Formation: What Is It?

1996 Inaugural Chapel: Welcome Dr. Eaton

1996 Service of Installation: President Philip W. Eaton

1997 It’s Not Easy Being Christian

2001 Connecting Our Stories with God’s Story

2002 President Eaton Speaks from the Heart

2005 The SPU Signature: What Does This Place Stand for Anyway?

2005 Can Christians Really Change the World?

2011 “Forming a Community of Faith” Matthew 14:1-17:13

2011-2012 State of the University

Community Chapel with Dr. John Perkins

May 2, 2012

Dr. John Perkins, President of the John M. Perkins Foundation for Reconciliation and Development, shares about how one can engage the culture and change the world at the April 24, 2012 SPU community chapel.  [Audio]

Spring Quarter Lectio Series on I Corinthians

March 28, 2012

This quarter’s Lectio series on I Corinthians has begun! Follow along as Robert Drovdahl, Professor of Educational Ministry, guides us through this book of the Bible. [Audio]

Winter Quarter Chapel Series

February 15, 2012

This quarter the SPU community has been delving into the Book of Mark during Chapel.

If you haven’t been able to make it to Chapel, you can catch up by listening to the speakers on SPU iTunes U.

The Miller’s Prologue and Tale

December 7, 2011

SPU English Professor Luke Reinsma reads Chaucer’s The Miller’s Prologue and Tale in its original dialect.  [Audio]

Faith and Community: Sailing the Four “C’s”

April 12, 2011

A Senior Survival Seminar hosted by the Center for Career and Calling. Richard Dahlstrom, Senior Pastor at Bethany Community Church. [Video]

“Extending Torah for the Instruction of the Church” Matthew 17:14-20:34

March 9, 2011

Pastor Richard Dahlstrom speaks about how Jesus, after reinforcing the importance of a community of faith, expands upon the understanding of Torah and calls for a community of further humility, generosity, and forgiveness. Senior Pastor, Bethany Community Church. February 15, 2011. [Audio] [Video]

Multicultural Worship Night

January 18, 2011

A time to celebrate the love of God, highlighting the oneness of His people. With Dr. Stephen Newby, Gospel Choir, Worship Arts Ensemble, and special guest Richard Allen Farmer, M.Div. [Audio]

Day of Common Learning 2010

December 7, 2010

Changing China: Associate Professor Doug Downing explores the story of how China has recently changed and the role of microcredit in providing opportunities for the poor. Associate Professor of Economics. Part 1 [Video] Part 2 [Video]

The Global Food System and India: Food Security vs. Food Sovereignty: Professor Kevin Neuhouser discusses the possibilities of ending world hunger through maximizing food production and strategies that focus on local, organic, and native foods. [Video]

Today’s Persecuted Church: Associate Professor Don Peter discusses the cultural, political, and religious motivations of global Christian persecution. [Video]

Who Is My Neighbor?: Associate Professor Michelle Beauclair and Instructor Andrea Taylor-Brochet discuss the stance of Christian Roma community members, how Christian groups have responded to the Roma expulsion, and what we can learn from this about our interactions with people who are culturally different from us. [Video]

Signs and Wonders: Communications Specialist Julia Siemens and SPU students Emily Morehouse and Rachel Smith tell stories of miraculous things they witnessed in Bangalore. [Audio]

The Global Impact of Infectious Disease: What Can You Do?: Biology Professors Cindy Bishop and Derek Wood discuss the global impact of parasites and infectious diseases with a focus on the “Microbial Impact Project” assembled each year by students in the SPU BIO 3351 Microbiology course. [Video]

A Child Redeemed: ZOE Children’s Home, Chiang Mai, Thailand: SPU staff member Joyce Bhang portrays God’s redemptive work in Thailand through the life of a child rescued from the threat of human trafficking. [Video]

The World Comes to Seattle: Assistant Professors of Education Jorge Preciado and Tracy Williams discuss ideas on improving social and academic performance in multicultural education. [Video]

Art, Christianity, Global: Charis Boundary Crossings: Art Professor Roger Feldman examines the artistic cultural exchange, hosted by the Nagel Institute and CCCU, that converged in Yogyakarta and Bali on Java, Indonesia in June of 2008. [Video] [Audio]

Energy Poverty: Associate Professors of Physics Lane Seeley and John Lindberg discuss the ways in which availability of energy resources influences a community’s ability to meet basic human needs and provide opportunities for intellectual and spiritual growth. [Video] [Audio]

Our Top Ten List of Amazing Good News from India: Professor of Geography Kathleen Braden and Al Erisman, Executive in Residence discuss ten economic and social phenomena from India that create encouragement and hope regarding India’s future. [Video] [Audio]

SPRINT India: Transformative Mission Through Empowering Education: Owen Sallee, Michael Richards, and members of the Summer 2009 and 2010 India SPRINT teams share stories from their work with Operation Mobilization and the Dalit Freedom Network, empowering members of India’s lowest caste through schools and education. John Perkins Center. [Video] [Audio]

Kingdom Without Borders: Global Christianity in the 21st Century: Professor of Global Ministries Miriam Adeney explores Muslim, Hindu, and Buddhist countries, as well as Latin American and African, and provides a glimpse of the backstory of her new book Kingdom Without Borders. [Audio]

Embassy Doorways for Orphan Nation: Assistant Professor of Education Richard Scheuerman and 2004 Alum Richard Moore share information on challenges and opportunities to place over a thousand orphans in Christian homes in their native country across Eastern Europe. [Audio]