Video & Audio Recordings

Past events at the Center for City Renewal, available in video or iTunes audio download.

   

Professor Dale S. Kuehne, consultant to governments across the globe on issues of human sexuality, examines the foremost issues pertaining to society following the sexual revolution and asks, What kind of world are we creating?

Video – $9.99
iTunes Audio – $3.99

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Renowned speaker and social critic, Os Guinness, offers a thoughtful discussion on the nature of freedom and civility.

Video – $9.99 
iTunes Audio – $3.99

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Dr. David Gushee is Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics and Director of the Center for Theology and Public Life at Mercer University. In this three-part lecture, he help us understand what it means to believe in the sacredness of human life and equips us to very practically engage with others on these controversial topics. 

Video – $9.99 
iTunes Audio – $3.99

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Mark Sayers, Senior Leader at Red Church, on exploring how non-Biblical expectations for happiness have shaped our vision for the good life and uncovering the meaning of true Christian purpose and leadership in our modern culture. 

Video – $9.99 
iTunes Audio – $3.99

 

 

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Daoud Nassar shares his family's unique perspective from "the other side of the wall,” working to build a hedge of peace in the center of the Holy Land conflict. Although they live under constant threats that their land will be confiscated, they strive to maintain a haven of peace through their work with the Tent of Nations Project. 

Video – $9.99 
iTunes Audio – $3.99

Dave Blanchard, founder of Praxis, discusses a framework by which we can see our faith as an integral part of entrepreneurial endeavors and how those ventures are tied to our Biblical mandate of renewal. His organization operates the Praxis Accelerators, equipping leaders from 24 early-stage businesses and nonprofits each year, and Praxis Academy, a program for undergraduates focused on the intersection of faith, culture, and startups.

iTunes Audio – $3.99

Pastor Bryan Loritts, expert on cultural diversity, outlines a biblical foundation for contemporary multiculturalism. Then, based on decades of personal experience guiding churches in racial reconciliation, Loritts describes what kind of leaders churches need in place in order to develop multi-ethnic communities. 

VIDEO – $9.99
ITUNES AUDIO – $3.99

Jeremy Courtney, founder of Preemptive Love, invites us to consider the greatest humanitarian crisis of our time as Syria and Iraq are ravaged by ISIS. Drawing on years of his work at the front lines in the Middle East, Courtney takes us past the media's interpretation of events to provide a local account of the true impact of ISIS in Iraq and the resulting refugee crisis in the area. 

VIDEO – $9.99
ITUNES AUDIO – $3.99

How can a good God allow evil to exist? Listen in on an evening led by renowned Australian author and founding director of the Centre for Public Christianity, John Dickson, as we wrestle through the permanence of God's goodness in the face of evil.

ITUNES AUDIO – $3.99


 

Rev. Dr. Gabriel Salguero, founder of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition (NaLEC) and co-lead pastor of the Lamb's Church of the Nazarene in New York, helps us consider some responses to the issue of immigration via Old and New Testament scripture interpretation, and invites us to consider our individual roles as followers of Jesus as well as what the gathered church might do in this area of justice. 

ITUNES AUDIO – $3.99

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Minister Scott Sauls of Christ Presbyterian Church in Nashville introduces how to move away from polarization on historically divisive topics such as sexuality, politics, money and abortion, to more fruitful conversations held in the way of Jesus. 

VIDEO – $9.99
ITUNES AUDIO – $3.99


 

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Kate Harris, a writer and consultant in Washington DC who most recently served as Executive Director of The Washington Institute for Faith, Vocation and Culture, leads a conversation on how, in the midst of inevitable tensions and limitations, Christianity uniquely addresses the questions so many women face and explore how the church can better equip and support women in their vocation.

VIDEO – $9.99
ITUNES AUDIO – $3.99

 
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Lisa Sharon Harper leads a day of exploring the implications of the gospel and shalom on the practical realities of renewal in our city. Featuring training on faith in action from Sojourners, research from Barna Group's Black Lives Matter and Racial Tension in America study, and a special panel on the Black Lives Matter movement.

VIDEO – $4.99
ITUNES AUDIO – $3.99

Savannah Guthrie, co-anchor of the Today Show and renowned broadcast journalist, shares her experience of maintaining civility in the midst of her vocation and discusses the challenges the media faces to maintain objectivity and integrity during this current election cycle. 

VIDEO – $9.99
ITUNES AUDIO – $3.99