Baylor Welcomes March Chapel Speakers

Feb. 25, 2010

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Baylor University's Spiritual Life department hosts Chapel speakers every Monday and Wednesday at 9:05 a.m., 10:10 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. in Waco Hall on the Baylor campus. This month, chapel will present authors, broadcaster and Christian activists.

This month's speakers:

• March 1: Shane Claiborne is known as a prominent activist for nonviolence and service to the poor. Claiborne writes and travels about social justice and Jesus. He is a founding partner of the Simple Way, a faith community in Philadelphia that has helped build and connect radical faith communities around the world.

• March 3: John Bell works within the areas of music and is a minister in Scotland. He writes hymns and occasionally broadcasts on national radio and television.

• March 15: Todd Harper is a founder of Generous Giving that hopes to transform the hearts and minds of God's people for generosity that changes the world. Harper has a bachelor's degree in economics and entrepreneurship from Baylor. He comes from an 11-year career with Campus Crusade for Christ International.

• March 22: Brian D. McLaren is a prominent, voice in the emergent church movement. He was recognized as one of Time,/i> magazine's "25 Most Influential Evangelicals in America" in 2005. He has authored the A New Kind of Christian a trilogy, that deals with Christianity in the context of the cultural shift towards postmodernism.

• March 29: Peter Rollins is the founder of iKon, a faith group known for blending of live music, visual imagery and reflection to create what they call "transformance art." He authored How (Not) to Speak of God.

Waco Hall is located at 624 Speight Ave.

For more information regarding Chapel speakers, contact Spiritual Life at (254) 710-3517. Chapel can be viewed live on the web at http://www.baylor.edu/spirituallife/.

by Colton Wright, student newswriter, (254) 710-6805

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