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The Future of a Denomination: Baptists in the Next 400 Years

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01/17/2010  Dr. Martin Marty (01:31:57)
Author of more than 50 books and 5,000 articles, Dr. Martin Marty's study of religion and culture are widely acclaimed. Dr. Marty is the Fairfax M. Cone Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, University of Chicago.
01/18/2010  Concluding Panel Discussion (01:27:19)
As the celebration of the 400th birthday of the Baptist denomination reaches its end, Dr. Martin Marty and a diverse panel of experts (Dr. Nora Lozano, Associate Professor of Theological Studies at Baptist University of the Americas and co-founder and co-director of the Latina Leadership Institute; Dr. Nigel Wright, President of Spurgeon's College London and former president of the Baptist Union of Great Britain; Dr. David Goatley, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Lott Carey Baptist Foreign Mission Convention and Lott Carey International, a global relief and development agency) share their views on what the next 400 years might hold.


2009 Next Big Idea Conference Presentations

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02/09/2009  Eric Swanson - Becoming an Externally Focused Church (Part 1) (51:20)
Eric Swanson works with Leadership Network as Leadership Community Director for Externally Focused Churches working with dozens of externally focused churches around North America.
02/10/2009  Lynne Hybels - A Hope and a Future: Poverty, Disease, and the Global Church (42:24)
Lynne Hybels, Advocate for Global Engagement, Willow Creek Community Church, partners with under-resourced communities in Latin America and Africa. Lynne and her husband, Bill Hybels, started Willow Creek in 1975.
02/10/2009  Rick Rusaw - Becoming an Externally Focused Church (Part 2) (24:02)
Rick Rusaw has been senior minister of LifeBridge Christian Church in Longmont, CO since 1991. During that time, the church has grown from 700 to 3,300, has developed a multi-site ministry and has engaged more than 1,000 people in community service by partnering with public schools, non-profits, city, county and state agencies.
02/10/2009  Michael Stroope - World Christianity: The Next Big Idea (31:10)
Michael Stroope is Associate Professor of Christian Missions and the M.C. Shook Chair of Missions at George W. Truett Theological Seminary. He has 20 years of experience as a field missionary and administrator with the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention.
02/11/2009  Kay Warren - Voices For the Suffering (32:38)
Kay Warren, in 2002 became, as she says, "seriously disturbed" by the suffering of the millions affected by HIV/AIDS. Recognized globally as "a voice for suffering individuals," now Kay is challenging the worldwide church to take on not just AIDS, but the global giants of spiritual darkness, lack of servant leaders, poverty, disease and ignorance through the P.E.A.C.E. Plan. She and husband, Rick, began Saddleback Church in 1980 in their condo living room.


Parchman Endowed Lecture Series
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October 14, 2008 Dr. Bill Leonard, Session I (video) (42:15)
The 2008 Parchman Endowed Lecture series featuring Dr. Bill J. Leonard, the founding Dean and Professor of Church History at Wake Forest University Divinity School in Winston-Salem, N.C.. The title for the series is: "Baptist Believing: What Then? What Now? What Next?" Lecture 1: "Biblicists, But Not Always Biblical?: Revisiting Baptists' Hermeneutics"
October 15, 2008 Dr. Bill Leonard, Session II (video) (38:30)
The second lecture of the 2008 Parchman Endowed Lecture series featuring Dr. Bill J. Leonard, the founding Dean and Professor of Church History at Wake Forest University Divinity School in Winston-Salem, N.C.. The title for the series is: "Baptist Believing: What Then? What Now? What Next?" Lecture 2: "Once Saved, Almost Saved?: Revisiting Baptists' Conversionism"
October 16, 2008 Dr. Bill Leonard, Session III (video) (39:45)
The third and final lecture of the 2008 Parchman Endowed Lecture series featuring Dr. Bill J. Leonard, the founding Dean and Professor of Church History at Wake Forest University Divinity School in Winston-Salem, N.C.. The title for the series is: "Baptist Believing: What Then? What Now? What Next?" Lecture 3: "A Postmodern New Testament Church?: Revisiting Baptists' Ecclesiology"
Truett Seminary Baptist Distinctives Sermon Series
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September 2, 2008 Dr. Dennis Tucker (video) (25:19)
The first sermon in our 10-part sermon series about Baptist distinctives. This week's sermon was delivered by Dr. Dennis Tucker, Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Christian Scriptures at Truett Seminary. The title of Dr. Tucker's sermon is "But God Made Us Alive Together with Christ: Reflections on Salvation".
September 10, 2008 Dr. Roger Olson (video) (22:45)
The second sermon in our 10-part sermon series about Baptist distinctives. This week's sermon was delivered by Dr. Roger Olson, Professor of Theology at Truett Seminary. The title of Dr. Olson's sermon is "Faithful Improvisation: Practicing the Bible in a Postmodern Context".
October 21, 2008 Dr. Joel Gregory (video) (28:28)
The third sermon in our 10-part sermon series about Baptist distinctives. This week's sermon was delivered by Dr. Joel C. Gregory, Professor of Preaching at Truett Seminary. The title of Dr. Gregory's sermon is "Baptist Distinctives: The Priesthood of All Believers".
W.C. Dobbs Endowed Lectureship
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September 23, 2008 Dr. Greg Boyd (video) (47:41)
The 2008 W.C. Dobbs Endowed Lecture in Applied Christianity at Truett Seminary. Delivered by pastor, theologian and author, Dr. Greg Boyd. The title of Dr. Boyd's lecture is: "Kingdom Citizens in a New Empire".
Truett's Community Gathering
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September 30, 2008 Dr. Tom Long (video) (14:00)
This week at our Community Gathering for Worship we welcomed Dr. Tom Long, The Thomas Bandy Professor of Homiletics in the Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta. Dr. Long came as our guest for the Fall Preaching Convocation and Workshop presented by the Kyle Lake Center for Effective Preaching here at Truett Seminary.
October 7, 2008 Dr. Steve Graham (video) (20:43)
This week at our Community Gathering for Worship we welcomed Dr. Steve Graham, the Director of the Initiative for Ministerial Excellence for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. The title for Dr. Graham's sermon is: "We're Into the Good Stuff Now!".
October 28, 2008 Dr. Ralph West (video) (19:50)
This week at our Community Gathering for Worship we welcomed Dr. Ralph D. West Sr., the pastor of The Church Without Walls in Houston, TX and Adjunct Professor of Preaching at Truett Seminary to present the annual E.K. Bailey Memorial Sermon.
November 4, 2008 Dr. Kyle Henderson (video) (23:36)
This week at our Community Gathering for Worship we welcomed Dr. Kyle Henderson, pastor of First Baptist Church, Athens, TX as Truett Seminary's Pastor For the Day. The title for Dr. Henderson's sermon is: "Abraham Was Wrong".
November 18, 2008 Dr. Brian C. Brewer (video) (27:07)
The fourth sermon in our 10-part sermon series about Baptist distinctives. This week's sermon was delivered by Dr. Brian C. Brewer, Professor of Theology at Truett Seminary. Dr. Brewer's sermon addresses the distinctive of "Believer's Baptism" and is titled: "Wade in the Water".
Dale P. Jones Business Ethics Forum
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November 6, 2008 Dan Sanders (video)
Dan Sanders is CEO, United Supermarkets