Lectures

A curated collection of our favorite recent lectures and interviews

Regent College

Guns, Grit

 and Grace:

with

Mary McCampbell

Subtitled: Flannery O'Connor & the Sin of Sentimentality. According to Catholic Southern author Flannery O'Connor, the presence of shocking violence in art can be used to remind us of the cost of God's redeeming grace, whereas the presence of sentimentality in art only works to cheapen our understanding of that grace.

June 29, 2020

Trinity Forum

Christian Pluralism: Living Faith-fully in a World of Difference

with 

John Inazu, Trillia Newbell, Michael Wear

The Trinity Forum and The Carver Project invite these three authors to discuss a robust vision for Christian Pluralism. They discuss what it means to think deeply and live with humility, patience, and tolerance in our time.

June 12, 2020

Trinity Forum

Hope Beyond Political

Tribalism

with 

Dr. James Mumford

James Mumford questions the basic assumptions of our political groups, shares his reflections on political tribalism, and points to a hopeful path beyond it.

June 5, 2020

Carey Nieuwhof

The Gospel and Post-Christian America

an interview with

Tim Keller

Carey Nieuwhof sits down with Tim Keller for a far-ranging discussion on everything from the big questions of our age, to political division in the Church, to church size, all centered around sharing the good news with our neighbors.

May 11, 2020

Cardus

Social Isolation and Political Tribalism

with

Cardus

When social distancing subsides, will we emerge with fundamentally altered relationships to government, our neighbours, and those from whom we previously felt inexorably alienated?

April 23, 2020

Trinity Forum

Crisis-Ready

Leadership

Shirley Hoegstra, Russell Moore, Justin Giboney, and Walter Kim

The Trinity Forum joins with the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities to present this discussion on leadership in a time of crisis.  What does it take to listen, respond, learn and lead? How do leaders prepare for the unexpected and unpredictable?

June 26, 2020

National Association of Evangelicals

What White Christians Need to Know about Black Churches

with Claude Alexander

and Leith Anderson

In this podcast, Leith Anderson of the National Association of Evangelicals interviews Claude Alexander, Senior Pastor of The Park Church, on the history of the black church, leaders in the movement, distinctions between white and black theology, and more.

January 15, 2017

Trinity Forum

Liturgy of the Ordinary in Extraordinary Times

with 

Tish Harrison Warren

Author and priest Tish Harrison Warren discusses themes from her book Liturgy of the Ordinary.  She explores how God may be using the small moments of these days in quarantine to make us, and all things, new.

May 22, 2020

The Center for Christian Study

Galatians

(and More)

with

Bill Wilder

Our earliest Christian document may be a short, passionate, and fiercely protective letter that the apostle Paul wrote in a fury to some confused and fickle Gentile congregations somewhere in what is now modern Turkey. Galatians is a ringing defense of the gospel, a powerful account of the fulfillment of God's promises in Christ in the “fullness of time,” and a call to a Spirit-led life of Christian love.

February - March 2020

The Center for Christian Study

Habits for

Purpose

with

Justin Whitmel Earley

Justin Whitmel Earley, UVA alumnus, lawyer, and author of The Common Rule,  discusses habits for connection, courage, and love in the midst of quarantine. This event was held in partnership with other Grounds ministries at UVA.

April 22, 2020

Trinity Forum

At Home with

Bonhoeffer

with 

Laura Fabrycky

Author Laura Fabrycky discusses her new book, "Keys to Bonhoeffer's Haus" on how Bonhoeffer's sense of civic and political "housekeeping" began in his home. Fabrycky invites readers to experience Bonhoeffer's story in new ways and to think beyond his example, and into our own lives, homes, and civic responsibilities.

June 19, 2020

The Center for Christian Study

Race and Place

Vinegar Hill: Eminent Domain

an video series with

Louis Nelson 

This short video is a part of a 22 - episode video series about the history of race and racism in Charlottesville led by Louis Nelson, Professor of Architectural History at UVA. It explores the history of Vinegar Hill, the “once-vibrant African-American neighborhood” that was claimed by the Charlottesville government, razed to the ground, and left vacant for 20 years. 

Watch the full series here.

Premiered in Spring 2019

The Center for Christian Study

Thinking 

Christianly

an interview with

Charles E. Cotherman 

Bill Wilder interviews Charles Cotherman about his new book.  They discuss the cultural context in which the Center for Christian Study was founded, how it was influenced by L‘Abri and Regent College, and how it has grown while maintaining its foundational vision  over the last 40 years.

May 21, 2020

Trinity Forum

Who Are We

Becoming?

Cherie Harder hosting Matthew Lee Anderson, Timothy Dalrymple, and Esau McCauley

Listen in to an online discussion hosted by Trinity Forum and AEI‘s Initiative on Religion & Public Life, on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the ways in which times of crisis and suffering can lead to personal and societal growth.

April 28, 2020

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