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2014 Commencement (Full Ceremony)

Address by Alexander Kotlowitz
May 15, 2015

2013-2014

A Day in the Ancient Mediterranean

Dr. Charles Cosgrove's Sabbatical Lecture
March 12, 2014


 

Establishing Justice at the City Gate: A Public Theology Conversation

President Lallene Rector's Inaugural Celebration
February 28, 2014

Panelists:

  • Dr. Matthew Sleeth

  • Dr. Timothy Eberhart

  • Officer Loyce E. Spells II

  • Dr. Angela Coswer

  • Dr. Andrew Sund

  • Dr. Luis Rivera


 

Rituals of the Diaspora: An Ongoing Exploration and Story

Dr. Gennifer Brooks' Sabbatical Lecture
November 13, 2013


 

The Joy of Leadership Lecture Series

 

The Joy of Endings

Dr. Philip Amerson
December 4, 2013

The Joy of Educating for the Common Good

Conversation Panel
October 23, 2013
Panelists:

  • Dr. Tom Porter

  • Dr. Luis Rivera-Rodriguiz

  • Dr. Shanta Premawardhana

  • Dr. Sara Wenger Shenk

The Joy of Congregational Life

Conversation Panel
October 23, 2013
Panelists:

  • Dr. Richard Wisdom

  • Rev. Laurie Haller

  • Dr. Carlyle Fielding Stewart, III

Happiness and Leadership

Dr. Matthew Bloom
October 16, 2013

The Virtue of Joy

Dr. Gilbert Meilaender
September 16, 2013


 

Navigating the Affordable Care Act

 

Time and Place for Life

Opening Plenary with Rev. Dr. Gary Gunderson
October 1, 2013

Press Conference

October 1, 2013
In order of appearance:

  • Dr. Lallene Rector, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

  • Bishop Wayne Miller, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

  • Robyn Gabel, Illinois State Representative

  • Rev. Dr. Gary Gunderson, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

  • Daniel Biss, Illinois State Senator


 

Following Jesus Proclaiming Our Vocation

Dr. Jack Seymour's Sabbatical Lecture
September 18, 2013


 

2013 Academic Convocation

Rev. Dr. Tex Sample
September 11, 2013


 

Inauguration and Installation of the Ruben P. Job Endowed Chair in Spiritual Formation

Dr. Frederick W. Schmidt
September 10, 2013


 

Opening Chapel for Fall 2013

Sermon by Dr. Philip Amerson
September 3, 2013

2012-2013

2013 Commencement (Full Ceremony)

Address by Northwestern University President Morton Schaprio
May 17, 2013


 

The Ending is Not an Ending at All

Asian-American Center Lecture by Dr. Joki Kim
October 17, 2012


 

A Quiet Pentecost

Retirement Lecture: Dr. Dwight Judy (Intro by Dr. Jack Seymour)
October 17, 2012


 

Theology on Edge: A Critical Patch for the Church in Latina Perspective

Fall Faculty Lecture: Dr. Nancy Bedford
September 26, 2012


 

Sermon by Bishop Clymer

Featured Preacher: Bishop Wayne Clymer
September 12, 2012


 

2012 Academic Convocation Address

Keynote Address by Bishop Kenneth Carder
September 12, 2012


 

Opening Sermon for Fall 2012

Dr. Philip Amerson
September 4, 2012

2011-2012

2012 Commencement Address

Dr. Richard Gunderman
May 11, 2012


 

2012 Senior Chapel Sermon

Stephanie Welsh
May 11, 2012


 

Standing at the Edge of the Mississippi: Reflections on a Different Paradigm for Theological Education

Promotion Lecture: Dr. Cheryl Anderson
March 21, 2012


 

General Conference Legislation and the Deacon Panel Discussion (Webcast)

March 13, 2012


 

Apotaxis and Ethics: The Baptismal Renunications and Christian Discipleship

Promotion Lecture: Dr. Ron Anderson
March 7, 2012


 

Then and Now: Histography and New Testament Interpretation

Spring Faculty Lecture: Dr. Beth Sheppard
February 29, 2012


 

The New Jim Crow

Michelle Alexander
February 1, 2012


 

Opening Sermon for Spring 2012

Dr. Lallene Rector
January 31, 2012


 

Respecting Life

Dr. Neil Messer
November 30, 2011
 


 

Leaders, Prophets and the Church Yet to Be

Fall Faculty Sabbatical Lecture: Dr. Mark Fowler
November 16, 2011


 

Styberg Institute Lecture

Dr. Charles Cosgrove
November 9, 2011


 

The Ministry of Vincent Van Gogh

Fall Faculty Retirement Lecture: Dr. Kenneth Vaux
November 07, 2011 


 

The Ambiguity of God and Humans

Fall Faculty Retirement Lecture: Dr. James Poling
October 26, 2011 


 

Vital Worship for the Twenty-First Century

Fall Faculty Sabbatical Lecture: Dr. Ruth Duck
October 5, 2011 


 

Theology and the Unimaginable

Fall Faculty Sabbatical Lecture: Dr. Stephen Ray
September 28, 2011


 

Dead Reckoning: Eschatology and Ethics

Fall Faculty Promotion Lecture: Dr. Brent Waters
September 21, 2011


 

Brain Matters

Fall Faculty Lecture: Dr. David Hogue
September 14, 2011


 

Opening Sermon for Fall 2011-2012

Dr. Philip Amerson
September 13, 2011


 

2011 Convocation Address "Making Room"

Dr. Richard Mouw
September 6, 2011

2010-2011

2011 Commencement Address

Bishop Gregory Palmer
May 13, 2011


 

2011 Senior Chapel Sermon

Kathy Abend
May 13, 2011


 

Service of Reconsecration of Loder Hall and Stead Hall

May 12, 2011


 

Spiritual Formation: An Interdisciplinary Field

Promotion Lecture of Dr. Dwight Judy
April 6, 2011


 

The Discipleship of Jesus: A Model for the Contemporary Church

Promotion Lecture of Dr. Osvaldo Vena
March 23, 2011


 

The Gladys Crane Lecture: "Orient"-alism and the Christian Search for Paradise in the East

Dr. Rita Nakashima Brock
March 17, 2011


 

Violence and Reconciliation: Three Dimensions of Restoration
Lecture by Dr. Brad Braxton | Sermon by Dr. Brad Braxton

February 16, 2011


 

Toward Whole-Making: The Power of Voices in the Faith Formation of Black Youth

Sabbatical Lecture by Dr. Reginald Blount
December 8, 2010


 

Covenant Discipleship: Missional Leader Formation "Covenant Discipleship Groups"

Rev. Steve Manskar
October 20, 2010

Note: The Rev. Steven Manskar, D. Min., is the Director of Wesleyan
Leadership in the Discipleship Ministries Division of The United Methodist
Church in Nashville, TN (www.gbod.org). Dr. Manskar made this
presentation on Covenant Discipleship groups on October 20, 2010, at
Garrett-Evangelical. Near the end of the video feed, there was a power
outage that diminished the picture, but the audio continues for the
complete presentation.


 

2010 Convocation Address: Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen

Dr. James Hal Cone

Panel Presentations: Andrea C. White | William Ackah | Rothney Tshaka

September 15, 2010


 

Opening Sermon for Fall 2010-2011

Dr. Philip Amerson
September 7, 2010

2009-2010

2010 Commencement Address: Voices of Protest, Songs of Hope

Dr. Emilie M. Townes
May 14, 2010


 

2010 Senior Chapel Sermon

Nancy Lynn
May 14, 2010


 

Student Theological Conference: Sex, Sexuality and Gender Keynote Address

Dr. Monica Coleman
April 30, 2010


 

Deacon Dialogue 2010: Opting for the Margins

Dr. Hendrik Pieterse
April 15, 2010


 

Ethical Leadership, the Church & the Global Economy

 

Sermon by Bishop Gregory Palmer

"Caught in the Middle" Dr. Richard C. Longworth

Sermon by Bishop Sally Dyck

Sermon by Bishop John Hopkins


 

Black History Month Panel Series

 

Black Churches and the Ongoing Struggle for Civil Rights
Presenters: James Lance Taylor | Iva Carruthers | Larry Murphy
Respondants: Anne Joh | Darvin Adams
February 9, 2010

Black Churches, Race Consciousness & Generational Differences
Presenters : Candace M. Lewis | Jonathan Walton | Drew Smith
Respondants: Reginald Blount | Michele Watkins
February 2, 2010


 

 Symposium on Ministry Study

 

Keynote Address by Bishop Grant Hagiya
Keynote Address by Dr. Robin Lovin
November 19-20, 2009


 

Welcome for Dr. Drew Smith, Director of the Center for the Church & the Black Experience

 

"A Vision Becomes Real" Bishop Edsel Ammons recounts the history of CBE

"I'll Trust You" Song by Garrett-Evangelical Music Ensemble

Welcome of Dr. Drew Smith by Philip Amerson, Reginald Blount, Julie Fleurinor

Response by Dr. Drew Smith

"Miles to Go: Still the Same Goal" Sermon by Dr. Gennifer Brooks

Establishment of Bishop Edsel A. Ammons Award

October 14, 2009


 

Field Education Commissioning Service Sermon

Dr. Mark Fowler
September 24, 2009


 

Jürgen Moltmann Visits Garrett-Evangelical

 

Convocation Address - A Theology for Life, A Life for Theology

Conversation with Jűrgen Moltmann

Faculty Interviews - Dr. Nancy Bedford | Dr. Anne Joh | Dr. Stephen Ray

September 9, 2009

 

        Academic Year 2008-2009

 Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary 152nd Commencement
Address by Robert Allan Hill
May 15, 2009
 Senior Chapel 2009
Pre-Sermon Song
Sermon by Nazim Fakir, MDiv
May 15, 2009
 Installation of Stephen Ray as
Neal F. and Ila A. Fisher Professor of Theology

Address by Dr. Stephen Ray
Song by Cynthia Wilson
Benediction
April 1, 2009
 Black History Month Celebration 2009
Walter Fluker - Lecture | Sermon
February 18, 2009
 Election Day Chapel Service 2008
This sermon was preached at the Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
Chapel of the Unnamed Faithful by Dr. Gennifer Brooks, Styberg Associate
Professor of Homiletics on the morning of election day 2008, the day on which
Senator Barack Obama, an African American was elected as the 44th
President of the United States of America.
Watch "It's Your Choice" | View the transcript
November 4, 2008
 Academic Convocation 2008
Dr. James Forbes, speaker
September 3, 2008
 Opening Sermon for Fall 2008-2009
"Summoned, Schooled, Sent" by President Philip Amerson
September 2, 2008
 
 

        Academic Year 2007-2008

 Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary 151st Commencement
Welcome and Encouragement from President Amerson
Address by Elias Chacour
May 16, 2008
 Senior Chapel 2008
"We Are Not Ashamed" (Pre-sermon song)
Sermon by Jon Robinson, MDiv
May 16, 2008
 Philip Lee Duecker Lecture by Dr. Barry Bryant
"Wesley on Stewardship" | Q&A Session
April 16, 2008
 Inauguration of the Styberg Endowed Chair of Preaching and
The Installation of Dr. Gennifer Benjamin Brooks in the Chair
Dr. Brook's Installation Address
April 9, 2008
 Progressive and Evangelical Conference 2008
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March 26-27, 2008
 Women's Ways of Preaching and Worship
Sermon by Dr. Heather Murray Elkins
March 25, 2008
 Christology and Ethics Conference 2008
LeRon Shults - "The Problem of Good" | Q&A | Interview
Brent Waters - "The Incarnation and Christian Moral Life" | Q&A
Lois Malcolm - "Forgiveness and Moral Creativity" | Q&A
John Webster - "Where Christ Is" | Q&A | Interview
Kathryn Tanner - "Kingdom Come" | Q&A | Interview
Jan-Olav Henrikson - "The Surprise of Justice and Judgment" | Q&A | Interview
J. Wentzel van Huyssteen - "Shall We Do What Jesus Did?" | Q&A | Interview
Bernd Wannenwetsch - "The Whole Christ and the Whole Human Being" | Q&A
March 3rd - 4th, 2008
 Black History Month 2008 Speaker Series
Daniel L. Fitten - Sermon
Teresa Fry Brown - "Plenty Good Room Homiletics" | Q&A | Sermon
William McClain - "What's Wrong with Preaching Today?" | Q&A
Alise D. Barrymore - Sermon
February 19th - 27th, 2008
 Jim Wallis Speaks at about his new book at Garrett-Evangelical
Lecture about "The Great Awakening"
Q&A Session
February 17th, 2008
 Ash Wednesday Worship Service 2008
Sermon by Dr. Pamela Lightsey
February 6, 2008
 The Church in the Public Square
Lecture by Dr. H. Drew Smith
January 31, 2008
  Martin Luther King Jr. Speaker Series- Rev Mark Dennis
Lecture - January 16, 2008
"From King to Obama, and Beyond"
Q&A Session
Chapel - January 17, 2008
Welcome from Dr. Larry Murphy
Piano Solo by Nicholas Grier
Sermon by Rev. Dennis
 Stead Center Lecture: Brian Brock
November 14, 2007
 Inauguration of Jerre and Mary Joy Stead Chair of Ethics
Installation of Dr. Brent Waters in the Chair
Dr. Waters' Installation Address
October 18, 2007
 Dr. Julius Trimble Preaches at Garrett
October 18, 2007
 Stead Center Lecture: Thomas G. Weinandy
September 19, 2007
 Academic Convocation: Address by Dr. Steven J. O'Malley
September 5, 2007
 Opening Fall Semester Sermon by President Amerson
September 4, 2007
 
 

        Academic Year 2006-2007

 Stead Center Conference: Setting an Agenda for Political Theology
Sam Wells - Lecture | Q&A Session
Joan Lockwood - Lecture | Q&A Session
Oliver O'Donovan - Lecture | Q&A Session
Gilbert Meilaender - Lecture | Q&A Session
John Webster - Lecture | Q&A Session
May 26-27, 2007
 Garrett-Evangelical 2007 Commencement
Address by Judge Sarah Evans Barker
May 11, 2007
 Duecker Lecture
Dr. Brian Bauknight - Part 1 | Part 2
April 18, 2007
 Lecture by Dr. Emmanuel Katongole
April 18, 2007
 Lecture by Dr. Beauty Maenzanise
March 29, 2007
 Sermon by Dr. Beauty Maenzanise
March 29, 2007
 Installation of Academic Dean
Words of Inspiration by Dr. Mark Fowler
Installation Address by Dr. Lallene Rector
Benediction by Dr. Larry Murphy
March 7, 2007
 Opening Spring Semester Sermon by President Amerson
January 30, 2007
 Inauguration of President Phil Amerson
Dr. Walter Wangerin's Sermon
November 3, 200

2008-2009

152nd Commencement Address

Robert Allan Hill
May 15, 2009


 

2009 Senior Chapel: Pre-Sermon Song | Sermon

Nazim Fakir
May 15, 2009


 

Installation of Stephen Ray as Neal F. and Ila A. Fisher Professor of Theology

Address by Dr. Stephen Ray

Song by Cynthia Wilson

Benediction

April 1, 2009


 

Black History Month Celebration 2009: Lecture | Sermon

Dr. Walter Fluker
February 18, 2009


 

Election Day Chapel Service 2008

This sermon was preached at the Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
Chapel of the Unnamed Faithful by Dr. Gennifer Brooks, Styberg Associate
Professor of Homiletics on the morning of election day 2008, the day on which
Senator Barack Obama, an African American was elected as the 44th
President of the United States of America.

November 4, 2008


 

Academic Convocation 2008

Dr. James Forbes
September 3, 2008


 

Opening Sermon for Fall 2008-2009:  "Summoned, Schooled, Sent"

Dr. Philip Amerson
September 2, 2008

2007-2008

151st Commencement

Welcome and Encouragement from Dr. Philip Amerson
Address by Elias Chacour
May 16, 2008


 

 2008 Senior Chapel

"We Are Not Ashamed" (Pre-sermon song)
Sermon by Jon Robinson
May 16, 2008


 

Philip Lee Duecker Lecture by Dr. Barry Bryant

"Wesley on Stewardship" | Q&A Session
April 16, 2008


 

Inauguration of the Styberg Endowed Chair of Preaching and the Installation of Dr. Gennifer Benjamin Brooks in the Chair

Installation Address by Dr. Gennifer Brooks
April 9, 2008


 

Women's Ways of Preaching and Worship

Dr. Heather Murray Elkins
March 25, 2008


Christology and Ethics Conference 2008

 

LeRon Shults - "The Problem of Good" | Q&A | Interview

Brent Waters - "The Incarnation and Christian Moral Life" | Q&A

Lois Malcolm - "Forgiveness and Moral Creativity" | Q&A

John Webster - "Where Christ Is" | Q&A | Interview

Kathryn Tanner - "Kingdom Come" | Q&A | Interview

Jan-Olav Henrikson - "The Surprise of Justice and Judgment" | Q&A | Interview

J. Wentzel van Huyssteen - "Shall We Do What Jesus Did?" | Q&A | Interview

Bernd Wannenwetsch - "The Whole Christ and the Whole Human Being" | Q&A

March 3rd - 4th, 2008


 

Black History Month 2008 Speaker Series

 

Daniel L. Fitten - Sermon

Teresa Fry Brown - "Plenty Good Room Homiletics" | Q&A | Sermon

William McClain - "What's Wrong with Preaching Today?" | Q&A

Alise D. Barrymore - Sermon

February 19th - 27th, 2008


 

Jim Wallis Speaks at about his new book at Garrett-Evangelical

Lecture about "The Great Awakening" | Q&A Session
February 17th, 2008


 

Ash Wednesday Worship Sermon

Dr. Pamela Lightsey
February 6, 2008


 

The Church in the Public Square

Dr. H. Drew Smith
January 31, 2008


 

Martin Luther King Jr. Speaker Series with Rev. Mark Dennis

Lecture: "From King to Obama, and Beyond" | Q&A Session Chapel

Welcome from Dr. Larry Murphy | Piano Solo by Nicholas Grier | Sermon by Rev. Dennis

January 16 - 17, 2008


 

Stead Center Lecture

Brian Brock
November 14, 2007


 

Inauguration of Jerre and Mary Joy Stead Chair of Ethics and Installation of Dr. Brent Waters in the Chair

Installation Address by Dr. Brent Waters
October 18, 2007


 

Sermon

Dr. Julius Trimble
October 18, 2007


 

Stead Center Lecture

Thomas G. Weinandy
September 19, 2007


 

Academic Convocation Address

Dr. Steven J. O'Malley
September 5, 2007


 

Opening Fall Semester Sermon

Dr. Philip Amerson
September 4, 2007

2006-2007

Stead Center Conference: Setting an Agenda for Political Theology

 

Sam Wells - Lecture | Q&A Session

Joan Lockwood - Lecture | Q&A Session

Oliver O'Donovan - Lecture | Q&A Session

Gilbert Meilaender - Lecture | Q&A Session

John Webster - Lecture | Q&A Session

May 26-27, 2007


 

2007 Commencement Address

Judge Sarah Evans Barker
May 11, 2007


 

Installation of Dr. Lallene J. Rector as Academic Dean

Words of Inspiration by Dr. Mark Fowler

Installation Address by Dr. Lallene Rector

Benediction by Dr. Larry Murphy

March 7, 2007


 

Opening Spring Semester Sermon

Dr. Philip Amerson
January 30, 2007


 

Sermon at the Inauguration of President Phil Amerson

Dr. Walter Wangerin
November 3, 2006