Dr. Joanne Jung stresses the importance of finding identity in who we are, not in what we do. Trusting in God allows the indicative qualities precede the imperative, which allows each personality type to have strengths despite having weaknesses.
by Michael Longinow
February 14, 2011
Dr. Michael Longinow introduces the power of politics in society and its widespread influence on every person. He expounds upon the importance of being intentional about politics and the inevitabil...
by Joanne J. Jung
February 16, 2011
Dr. Joanne Jung stresses the importance of finding identity in who we are, not in what we do. Trusting in God allows the indicative qualities precede the imperative, which allows each personality t...
February 21, 2011
Dr. Michael Longinow compares First Amendment rights such as freedom of the press and of religion to those in more censured countries such as China. He talks about the pros and cons of suppressing ...
from BBST 103: Biblical Interpretation & Spiritual Formation
March 2, 2011
Dr. Joanne Jung dives into various personality types with the aim of providing the distinguishing strengths and weaknesses of each. Dr. Jung urges individuals to work to identify parts of their ow...
from Undergraduate Chapel: Fall 2012
by Aaron J Kleist, Joanne J. Jung, Edward W. Klink III, Richard C. Langer, Paul Spears, and Erik Thoennes
October 24, 2012
In response to a clip from The King's Speech, the Iris panel discusses relationships and identity. They highlight the vulnerability that comes with intimate relationships, especially familial relat...
from The Good Book Blog
February 18, 2011
In the current spiritual formation culture it is easy to equate our spirituality with undertaking spiritual disciplines. There is a temptation to think of spiritual formation as the result of a for...
from BBST 251: Theology I
by Erik Thoennes
February 1, 2011
Dr. Erik Thoennes introduces his class to the importance of theology using the hymn, "Be Thou My Vision." He continues by relating the personal loves and hates of students to the character of God.
February 3, 2011
Dr. Erik Thoennes walks his class through the course syllabus and explains the significance of the course material. He places particular emphasis on the value of honoring God with proactive studying.
February 10, 2011
After acknowledging the vast incomprehensibility of God, Dr. Erik Thoennes explains the value of knowing God. He argues why knowledge must move Christians to action and explains that theology is th...
by Benjamin C Shin
February 20, 2012
The different tasks of leadership pose many challenges for a leader. It requires that the leader have a good sense of knowing the people well enough to relate to them but also for him to have a goo...
by John Hutchison
April 13, 2012
Paradox has a prominent place in Christian theology. Jesus said, "For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me and the gospel will save it" (Mark 8:35). Simila...
by Natalie Yu, Mat Longinow, and Alyssa Trammell
November 15, 2012
Student leaders from Christian Formation and Ministry share their thoughts and experience regarding prayer. Natalie Yu discusses openness and honesty in prayer and encourages her audience to allow ...