“The Lordship of Christ” (Richard J. Mouw)

Richard J. Mouw speaking as part of the Christian Scholar Series. Mouw returned to teaching in the position of Professor of Faith and Public Life after 20 years as president of Fuller Theological Seminary (1993–2013). A philosopher, scholar, and author, prior to his two decades as president, he served as provost and senior vice president for four years, and as professor of Christian philosophy and ethics beginning in 1985. Before coming to Fuller he served for 17 years as professor of philosophy at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He has also served as a visiting professor at the Free University in Amsterdam.

On Sunday, Elizabethtown Brethren in Christ Church (the local congregation of which I am member) and the Emerging Scholars Network hosted philosopher, scholar, and author Richard J. Mouw as part of a developing Christian Scholar Series.

Richard J. Mouw preached on The Lordship of Christ —  follow the link to hear him 🙂

As you may remember, ESN has previously touched on Mouw’s excellent work. In follow-up to this presentation (and post) I am going to share some material which I have particularly appreciated. So stay tuned, but in the mean time I encourage you to listen to The Lordship of Christ. To God be the glory!

Note: Our local congregation picked up Richard J. Mouw as a “day after” his Commencement presentation at Messiah College. I encourage you to “just ask” when exploring similar creative opportunities in your area with current and potential partners-in-ministry 🙂 Yes, sometimes when we’ve asked, things haven’t worked out (or they have unfolded slowly). When things haven’t worked out, we moved on and explored other opportunities. Times of slow development/unfolding have been difficult, but much appreciated (in retrospect) learning experiences.

If you have interest in possibly starting a similar series, please drop me a line to learn more.

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Tom Grosh IV

Tom enjoys daily conversations regarding living out the Biblical Story with his wife Theresa and their four girls, around the block, at Elizabethtown Brethren in Christ Church (where he teaches adult electives and co-leads a small group), among healthcare professionals as the South Central PA Area Director for the Christian Medical & Dental Associations (CMDA), and in higher ed as a volunteer with the Emerging Scholars Network (ESN). The Christian Medical Society / CMDA at Penn State College of Medicine is the hub of his ministry with CMDA. Note: Tom served with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship / USA for 20+ years, including 6+ years as the Associate Director of ESN. He has written for the ESN blog from its launch in August 2008. He has studied Biology (B.S.), Higher Education (M.A.), Spiritual Direction (Certificate), Spiritual Formation (M.A.R.), Ministry to Emerging Generations (D.Min.). To God be the glory!

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