Upcoming webinar, A Media Ecology of Theology, with Paul A. Soukup

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Presenter/Affiliation: Paul A. Soukup, S.J., PhD Professor of Communication, Dept. of Communication, Santa Clara University Date/Time: Wed., January 18, 7-8 pm EST Description: As an introductory work, A Media Ecology of Theology addresses communication scholars and students, theological scholars and students (primarily those interested in the history of theology or in practical theology), and those with an interest in various media …

Recorded webinar, Humility and Hospitality: Changing the Christian Conversation on Civility, Naaman Wood and Sean Connable

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Title: Humility and Hospitality: Changing the Christian Conversation on Civility Date/Time: Monday, Nov. 14, 7-8 pm EST Description: This book aims to change the Christian conversation regarding civility, from techniques about achieving civility to the conditions necessary for civility to exist. As such, the authors in this volume explore the work of Dr. Calvin Troup, president of Geneva College, and …

Recorded webinar, “Servant Teaching: Practices for Renewing Christian Higher Education,” with Quentin Schultze

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Title: “Servant Teaching: Practices for Renewing Christian Higher Education” Presenter/Affiliation: Quentin Schultze, PhD, Professor of Communication (Emeritus), Calvin University Date/Time: Thursday, October 13, 7-8 pm EST Description: Quentin Schultze will reveal some of the top teaching practices from his new book Servant Teaching: Practices for Renewing Christian Higher Education. His goal is to help Christian faculty reduce stress, use time …

Recorded Webinar, “When the Levee Breaks: J. Gresham Machen and The Good Fight of Faith,” with Brandon Knight

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Title: When the Levee Breaks: J. Gresham Machen and The Good Fight of Faith Presenter: Brandon Knight, PhD, William Carey University Date/Time: Friday, Sept. 9, 4-5 pm EDT Description: This research analyzes J. Gresham Machen’s final chapel sermon at Princeton Seminary entitled “The Good Fight of Faith” to reconstruct a watershed moment in the American church. During this time of contestation, …

Recorded Webinar, “Silence, Civility, and Sanity: Hope for Humanity in a Digital Age,” by Stephanie Bennett

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Title: Silence, Civility, and Sanity: Hope for Humanity in a Digital Age Presenter/Affiliation: Stephanie Bennett, Ph.D., Professor of Communication and Media Ecology, and Director of Wordship, Palm Beach Atlantic University Date/Time: Wed., May 11, 7-8 pm EST Description: Silence, Civility, and Sanity addresses the reclamation of civil communication and healthy public conversation at a time when people are painfully divided. Bennett …

Recorded webinar, “Shift: Catalyzing Creative Change in Innovative Christian Ministry,” by David Wahlstedt

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Presenter: David Wahlstedt, Lead Pastor, The Table (Lewisville, TX); CCSN Innovator-in-Residence Date/time: Monday, April 25, 2022,  7-8 pm EST Description: We’re living in a time of profound cultural, political, and religious change. The predictable patterns and practices of the past are being jettisoned at a velocity and magnitude unparalleled in our lifetime. Navigating these rapidly changing cultural currents requires course knowledge, …

Recorded Webinar, Tim Muehlhoff, “Communicating God’s Grace to Weary Students and Faculty”

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Title: Communicating God’s Grace to Weary Students and Faculty Presenter/Affiliation: Tim Muehlhoff, PhD, Professor of Communication, Biola University Date/Time: Friday, March 25, 7-8 pm EST Description: The Scriptures call us to be prepared to give an explanation for our Christian hope and worldview (1 Pet. 3:15).  In today’s unsettled world, there is much to explain: Where is God during a …

Recorded webinar, Digital Communication, Metaverse, and Sharing the Gospel, with Garrett Gerhart

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Title: Digital Communication, Metaverse, and Sharing the Gospel Presenter/Affiliation: Garrett Gerhart, CCSN Practitioner-in-Residence; Creative director and content developer at Life Bible Fellowship Church in California Date/Time: Friday, February 18, 2-3 pm EST Description: There is no doubt that web 2.0 has changed how the world communicates, including how we share the Gospel. What does the future hold? How will web …

Recorded Webinar, “No Future in this Country: The Prophetic Pessimism of Bishop Henry McNeal Turner,” with Andre E. Johnson

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Title: No Future in this Country: The Prophetic Pessimism of Bishop Henry McNeal Turner Presenter: Andre E. Johnson, Ph.D., The University of Memphis Affiliation: Associate Professor, Rhetoric and Media Studies, The University of Memphis Date/Time:  Monday, January 17, 2022, 6-7 pm EST Description: In my new book, No Future in This Country: The Prophetic Pessimism of Bishop Henry McNeal Turner, …

Recorded webinar, “Speaking to Reconciliation: Voices of Faith Addressing Racial and Cultural Divides,” with John Hatch

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Title: “Speaking to Reconciliation: Voices of Faith Addressing Racial and Cultural Divides” Presenter and Affiliation: John Hatch, Ph.D, Eastern University Date/Time: Tuesday December 14, 7:30 pm EST Description: Many societies, including our own, are deeply divided along racial, ethnic, political, or religious lines as a result of violent/oppressive histories. Bridging such divides requires symbolic action that transcends, reframes, redeems, and repairs. …