Episode 2.6: Jared Ayers on “Seeker Comprehensibility”

On this episode, church planter and pastor of Liberti Church Philadelphia Jared Ayers discusses the difference between seeker comprehensibility and seeker sensitivity and how his church is attempting to accomplish the former.

Episode 2.5: Dr. John Witvliet on Worship Renewal

In this episode, Dr. John Witvliet, Director of the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, discusses changes and renewal in the art and practice of church worship.

Episode 2.4: Anne Zaki on The Church in the East and the West

In episode 2.4, Anne Zaki, assistant professor of practical theology at the Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo, offers strengths of the church in the West and the church in the East and suggests ways we can learn from one another.

Episode 2.3 Makoto Fujimura on Art and Trauma

In episode 2.3, world renowned artist, writer, and speaker Makoto Fujimura shares about the connection between art and trauma, and being an advisor on Martin Scorsese’s latest film, Silence.

Episode 2.2: Rev. Dr. Frank A. Thomas on Clergy Burnout

In episode 2.2, Rev. Dr. Frank A. Thomas discusses ways to practice self-care in a highly demanding, instant gratification culture where clergy burn-out is common.

Episode 2.1: Timothy Brown on Why Scripture Memorization Matters

In the heartwarming first episode of season 2, WTS President Timothy Brown is interviewed by his son, Reverend Jon Brown, about the importance of scripture memorization for our lives and ministries.

Episode 10: Justo L. González on Making History Come Alive

On this episode, Han-luen Kantzer-Komline sat down with Rev. Dr. Justo L González, a prominent author and church historian. Dr. González shared about his love for history and the ways he makes that history come alive for others. To see Dr. González’s speech at the WTS Dean’s installation service, check out the video here.

Episode 9: Kyle Meyaard-Schaap on Young Evangelicals for Climate Action

In this episode, Professor Tom Boogaart sat down with Kyle Meyaard-Schaap, a WTS graduate and the National Organizer & Spokesperson for Young Evangelicals for Climate Action (YECA), to discuss why young people, and Christians in particular, should care about environmental concerns.

Episode 8: Rebecca Deng on stories of a refugee

In this episode, Jenna Brandsen sat down with Rebecca Deng, a former refugee who is one of the “Lost Girls” of South Sudan. Rebecca shared about her experience as a refugee in the US, and shared how the church can help welcome refugees.

Episode 7: Charles Amjad-Ali on Muslim/Christian Relations

In this episode Dr. Theresa Latini sat down with Rev. Dr. Charles Amjad-Ali, an Anglican from the (United) Church of Pakistan who has spent his life devoted to various causes of justice, speaking out against the persecution of religious minorities, and helping others to understand Islam as it intersects with Christianity.

Watch Dr. Amjad-Ali’s lecture at WTS.