The President's Forum

Wednesdays  |  12:00n - 1:00p  |  Fellowship Hall
Join us for an informal Q&A session with President Don Sweeting interviewing ministry leaders, pastors, missionaries and theologians. Lunch will be served for a nominal fee or bring your own. RSVP to Kim Sutter: ksutter@rts.edu



Upcoming 2014 Fall President's Forum Guests

Monday, August 25 -- "Doing Theology as Human Creatures"
with Dr. Kelly Kapic
Professor of Theological Studies at Covenant College
RTS Orlando Alumnus, 1998 
               
Dr. Kapic will discuss his most recent book:
 A Little Book for New Theologians: Why and How to Study Theology

  
Wednesday, September 24
with Dr. Chuck E. Hill
John R. Richardson Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at RTS Orlando 
                
Dr. Hill will discuss his book:
How God Became Jesus

  
Thursday, October 9 -- "Challenges and Opportunities for Christian Ministry and Calling"
with Dr. Ligon Duncan
RTS Chancellor

American culture is rapidly changing and is very different from the days when RTS was founded. But our calling and message have not changed. Hear Don Sweeting interview our new Chancellor, Ligon Duncan, on the opportunities and challenges of doing ministry in a new cultural setting.
  
Wednesday, October 29 -- "The New Hymns Movement and Indelible Grace"
with Rev. Kevin Twit
RUF Campus Minister at Belmont University 
             
Rev. Twit will speak about The New Hymns Movement and Indelible Grace. Hymns have been making a comeback, and partly through the influence of Kevin Twit and Indelible Grace music. During the forum, he will seek to answer the following questions: Why is this comeback happening? Is there something missing in the Contemporary Christian Music scene that is feeding into this? How can worship leaders and churches tap into this movement and benefit from the shaping power of old/new hymns?
  
SPECIAL CURRENT READ EDITION

Wednesday, November 5
with Dr. George M. Marsden
Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History Emeritus at Notre Dame 
               
Dr. Marsden will discuss his book:
The Twilight of the American Enlightenment: The 1950s and the Crisis of Liberal Belief