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|Dr. Ed Stetzer|
April 24, 2013
With two masters degrees and two doctorates, Stetzer has trained pastors and church planters on five continents and written dozens of articles and books. He currently pastors Grace Church in Hendersonville, Tenn., is the president of LifeWay Research, and has taught D.Min. classes at RTS, in addition to being Visiting Professor of Research and Missiology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. In his most recent book, Subversive Kingdom, Stetzer suggests that ours is a world to invade: “Believers have not been stationed here on earth merely to subsist but to actively subvert the enemy's attempts at blinding people in unbelief and burying them under heartbreaking loads of human need. The kingdom of God changes all that.”
|Dr. Michael Goheen|
The Church and Religious Pluralism: Living Faithfully Amidst the World Religions
February 20, 2013
Join Dr. Sweeting as he interviews Dr. Michael Goheen, Professor of Missiology at Calvin Theological Seminary in Grand Rapids, MI, about how the Christian church can live faithfully in a world of religious pluralism, the responses offered by the Christian church, the theology of religions shaped by the Reformed tradition, and if there is truth to be found in world religions. In this discussion, Islam is used in view as an illustration to these issues.p>
|Ms. Sharon Hersh|
New Addictions: Gaming and Technology
March 13, 2013
Is spending hours playing video games a simple pleasure or does it have a degrading effect on faith, hope, love and passion? Why are young men ages 18-35 so taken up with this? In this President’s Forum interview, Sharon Hersh talks to Don Sweeting about the effects of the internet (especially gaming) on relationships and spiritual life. She also talks about gospel freedom and how to use the internet wisely. Sharon is a professional counselor who teaches as an adjunct professor for the counseling program at RTS Orlando. She specializes in the subject of addictions.
|Rev. Anthony Carter|
Being Black and Reformed
February 27, 2013
In his book, On Being Black and Reformed, Rev. Carter wanted to show that being Reformed is not antithetical to the African American Christian experience and to demonstrate that Reformed theology is biblically and historically consistent. Learn how Rev. Carter can embrace the theology of men who owned slaves and what he has to say about the perception of Reformed Christians who have been viewed as less than vigorous in denouncing the sins of slavery and, thus, implying their approval of it. Rev. Anthony Carter is a RTS Orlando alumnus and pastor of the church plant East Point Church in East Point, Ga.
February 6, 2013
Believing that Christ is relevant to the 20- and 30-somethings in our culture, Cameron Strang founded RELEVANT magazine in 2003 when he was 24. Today that online, iPad and print publication group reaches 2 million passionate young adults monthly. "We try to publish ideas that break stereotypes, challenge the status quo and spur a generation to know God and change the world.”
|Ed Fischer and Gus Davies|
Africa and Global Christianity
|Dr. Scott Redd|
Statism and the New Road to Serfdom
Bible Translation for Muslim Cultures
Three Free Sins: A New Book And Thoughts On Radical Grace
March 14, 2012
Dr. Sweeting interviews Dr. Steve Brown on the the topic of his latest book, Three Free Sins: A New Book and Thoughts on Radical Grace. Dr. Brown is a professor at RTS Orlando. His love for Jesus and commitment to the Gospel comes out in everything he says, teaches and writes. After years of trying to teach people to be holy, Dr. Brown became fed up with reaching for the impossible. And so one day on his nationwide radio program, he offered the outlandish promise of three free sins. Sound too good to be true? "The truth", Brown says, "is that it is true.”
|Rev. Tullian Tchividjian|
Jesus + Nothing = Everything
|Dr. Mike Beates|
Disability and the Gospel
|Dr. Richard Pratt|
Is the West Hoarding Its Theology?
Dr. Sweeting brings Dr. Richard Pratt to the forum to speak his mind and challenge the faith of RTS Orlando students and faculty to think globally about their theological education. This is a full length forum so strap in, enjoy and be challenged in your faith and ministry.
|Rev. Ray Cortese|
Dr. Sweeting brings Rev. Ray Cortese to the forum to share about his ministry at Seven Rivers Presbyterian Church in Lecanto Florida. Rev. Cortese gets real about the struggles within a pastor and the way the Gospel addresses our hearts and changes us into true servants of Christ.
|Dr. Greg Livingstone|
Ministry to the Muslim World
Dr. Sweeting brings Dr. Greg Livingstone to the forum to talk about his heart and ministry for Muslims. Dr. Livingstone is the founder of Frontier Missions and advocates for missions to the Muslim world. Strap in and be challenged in you faith in ministry as you hear his stories and see his passion for Muslims to know, trust and follow Jesus.
|Admiral Scott Redd|
Faith, Ministry and the Government
Dr. Sweeting brings John Scott Redd Sr. to the forum to share about his faith as a Christian leader serving in a high governmental position. Redd was a vice admiral of the United States Navy, and afterward the first Senate-confirmed Director of the National Counter-terrorism Center, serving from 2005 until 2007. According to David Martin at the CBS Evening News, "Scott Redd may be the most important person you've never heard of."
|Pastor David Outing|
Ministry to the Marginalized of Society
Dr. Sweeting brings Pastor David Outing to join him on the forum and talk about doing ministry with the poor and marginalized. Pastor Outing is the executive director for Jobs Partnership of Orlando and is being used in great ways to help empower those in the margins of society.
|Pastor Chan Kilgore|
Pastoring a Church while in Seminary
Dr. Sweeting brings Pastor Chan Kilgore, the founding pastor of Crosspointe Church Orlando (Acts 29), to discuss what it looks like to lead a Church while attending seminary. Pastor Chan offers some very practical insights and challenges pastors to continue to deepen their theological training so they can faithfully feed their flock.