Posts Tagged ‘Jesus’

“The Revealed Hope of Christ” Matthew 21:1-23:39

April 5, 2011

In this last section of Matthew, Jesus fully lives into his attested kingdom of self-less generosity. When all hope seems lost and his words appear empty, Jesus is resurrected as a victorious proclamation of the success of God’s kingdom. By Joy Moore, PhD,  the Director of Black Church Studies at Duke Divinity School. [Audio] [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]

“Living into the Kingdom of Heaven” Matthew 11:2-13:53

March 1, 2011

Instead of reinforcing our certainties about God, Jesus’ parables challenge our ideas of how we live into the kingdom of heaven. Tali Hairston, Director of the Perkins Center and Special Assistant to the President. February 1, 2011. [Video] [Audio]

“The Genesis of Jesus” Matthew 1:1-4:17

February 1, 2011

Dave Nienhuis, Associate Professor of New Testament Studies, looks at the first chapters in Matthew which assert God’s ongoing work in the world specifically through Jesus, the Messiah, who stands as a continuation of God’s covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. January 11, 2011.  [Video] [Audio]

Blessed are the Peacemakers

March 11, 2009

SPU Professor of Theology Kerry Dearborn describes biblically-informed peacemaking, which is messy and uncomfortable, and provides examples from the Israeli/Palestinian conflict and Jesus’ life. March 3, 2009. (26:12) [Audio]

Psychology of Jesus Series

May 21, 2008

Psychology of Jesus: Personality of Jesus (Part 1 of 4) Former SPU President David McKenna reviews the history of psychological and theological examinations of Jesus’ personality, laying the foundation for his series of talks on the psychology of Jesus. November 3, 1971. (35:06) [Audio]

Psychology of Jesus: Jesus a Full Man (Part 2 of 4) Former SPU President David McKenna examines the personality of Jesus, arguing that he was fully human. November 15, 1971. (28:34) [Audio]

Psychology of Jesus: Psychology of Jesus (Part 3 of 4) Former SPU President David McKenna looks at Matthew 4:1-11, the temptation of Jesus, to show that Jesus was a whole man and how his responses to temptation serve as a model for Christians. January 19, 1972. (30:40) [Audio]

Psychology of Jesus: Jesus – Case Study with Persons (Part 4 of 4) Former SPU President David McKenna argues that Jesus developed a theory of human personality and used that in working with people. April 21, 1972. (32:12) [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]

Wall | Hall of Fame | Woodward

April 12, 2007

Recent Features:
Why Jesus?
Professor Rob Wall reads and reflects on Acts 3. April 4, 2007. (32:13) [Audio]

Falcon Legends Hall of Fame Listen to or watch the induction of Orville Anderson, SPU basketball alumnus, into the Falcon Legends Hall of Fame. The inductions of Anita Sartin Barhbaum (track and field), Linda Johnson Cooper (women’s basketball), Frank Furtado (wrestling), V. O. “Bud” McDole (athletic supporter) and are also available on iTunes U. February 2, 2007. (14:20) [Audio] [Video]

SPU Classics:
The People of Promise and the People of Hope Professor Bill Woodward, two-time Winifred E. Weter lecturer, examines the compatibility of Christianity and the American dream. April 14, 2005. (1:33:01) [Audio] [Video]

Weigel | Ring by Spring | Images of the Kingdom

March 1, 2007

Recent Features:
What the Church Asks of the World George Weigel, widely regarded as one of America’s leading experts on the role of Christianity in world politics, religious freedom, just-war tradition, and Roman Catholic theology speaks in Chapel. Chapel: February 27, 2007. (55:17) [Audio] [Video]

The Realities and Challenges of “Ring by Spring” Marriage and Family Therapy professor Dr. Scott Edwards discusses the real-life issues surrounding engagement in college. Forum: February 8, 2007.(51:11) [Audio]

SPU Classics:
Images of  the Kingdom Theology Professor Dr. Eugene Lemcio examines why Jesus chose images over “straight talk” and what those images have to say. Chapel: October 28, 1985. (28:49) [Audio]