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Faith, life, and theology come together in this weekly look into the people and ideas that shape Regent College.


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#039 Rethinking Education with Jeff Greenman and Raphael Haeuser

May 24, 2018

What is education all about? Is it simply preparation for a job, or should education be about something deeper? What does graduate theological education have to do with kindergarten? Join host Claire Perini, Jeff Greenman and Raphael Haeuser as we discuss these questions and more on this week's episode of the Regent College Podcast.


Previous Episodes

#038 Hearing God's Call with Steve Garber and Gustavo Santos

Date: May 17, 2018

What's the difference between being called to preach the Gospel and an individual call to something? What does the word vocation mean? Does the calling of a person change over time, or is the calling the same for their entire life? Join host Claire Perini, Steve Garber, and Gustavo Santos as we discuss these questions and more in this week's episode of the Regent College Podcast.



#037 Rediscovering Prayer with Ali Cumming and Jubiracy Filho

Date: May 10, 2018

How does engaging in prayer form the spiritual life of a Christian? Are there specific models for prayer that you engage in? Or is it enough just to simply pray? Should prayer be viewed as a corporate or an individual practice? Join Ali Cumming, Jubiracy Filho and host Claire Perini as we discuss these questions and more on this week's episode of the Regent College Podcast.


#036 Meaningful Sex—A Conversation with Hans Boersma and Bryana Russell

Date: May 03, 2018

What does the Bible have to say about sex? What is sex pointing towards? Why is it important to have conversations about sex? Join Hans Boersma, Bryana Russell and host Andrew Wilson as we discuss these questions and more on this week's episode of the Regent College Podcast.




#035 A More Complete Picture of Mental Health with Dan Whitehead And Jane Harris

Date: April 26, 2018

How can we have a good conversation about mental health? How can the church care for those who are struggling with something that they can't find language for? What does the Bible have to say about mental health? Join Dan Whitehead, Jane Harris and host Andrew Wilson as we discuss these questions and more on this week's episode of the Regent College Podcast.

Dan Whitehead is a Regent College alumnus and the Executive Director for Sanctuary Mental Health Ministries.

Jane Harris is a current Regent student and has been helping Sanctuary develop resources for the church to have better conversations about mental health.


#034 The True Nature Of Discipleship With Joshua Coutts And Diane Buermans

Date: April 19, 2018

What does the book of John have to say about discipleship? How should we think about leading other people to Jesus in a world that has so many beliefs and practices? What does it mean to disciple other people? Join Joshua Coutts, Diane Buermans and Andrew Wilson as we discuss these questions and more on this week's episode of the Regent College Podcast.



#033 The Purpose Of Preaching With Darrell Johnson And Lydia Cruttwell

Date: April 13, 2018

Is it true that people do not have the attention span to listen to preaching? Should pastors look to other methods to present God's message? What does Martin Luther King Jr. have to do with the call to preach? Join Christina Lui, Lydia Cruttwell and Darrell Johnson as we discuss these questions and more in this week's episode of the Regent College Podcast.


#032 The Art Of Neighbouring With Jenn Richards And Barry Jung

Date: March 30, 2018

How can you be a good neighbour? Is the primary role of a Christian in their neighbourhood to evangelize? How can we make connections with the people around us? Join Claire Perini, Jenn Richards and Barry Jung as we discuss these questions and more in this week's episode of the Regent College Podcast.


#031 Christian Ambassadors With Ross Hastings And Andre Freitas

Date: March 23, 2018

We live in a society with many beliefs and practices. How should the church engage with the world? How should Christians preach the gospel into a world that is concerned with their ties to political parties? Should Christians only be concerned with evangelizing the world and not being involved in it? Join Ross Hastings, Andre Freitas and Claire Perini as we discuss these questions in anticipation of our upcoming Pastors and Leaders Conference - Ambassadors: Christ in the Public Square


#030 Ambassadors: Christ in the Public Square with Ross Hastings and Darrell Johnson

Date: March 16, 2018

How can you be prepared as a pastor to serve your congregation in a pluralistic society? What can you learn as a pastor from walking alongside your congregation? Why is it important to understand ministry as being tied to a journey with the rest of God's people? Join Christina Lui, Ross Hastings and Darrell Johnson as we discuss the upcoming Pastors and Leaders Conference - Ambassadors: Christ in the Public Square.

Darrell Johnson joined the faculty of Regent College in the fall of 2000. Before moving to Vancouver, he served as Preaching Pastor and Senior Minister for a number of growing Presbyterian Churches in the US, as well as for Union Church of Manila, the Philippines, during the so-called “People Power Revolution.” During his full-time service with Regent, Darrell taught many courses, including Introduction to Preaching and Worship, Re-Evangelization of the West, Education & Equipping, Pastoral Care, and preaching of various books of the Bible (John, Psalms, Sermon on the Mount). Also during that time many of his expository sermons were put into book form, including sermons on The Revelation of Jesus Christ (Discipleship On the Edge), the Beatitudes (Living in Sync with the Reign of God), Experiencing the Trinity, and the Lord’s Prayer (Fifty-Seven Words That Change the World). He is the author of a major work on preaching, The Glory of Preaching.

Ross Hastings, a Zimbabwean Scot, holds PhDs in organometallic chemistry (Queen’s University, Kingston) and theology (University of St Andrews,Scotland). His teaching interests include Trinitarian theology, pastoral theology, theology and spirituality of mission, ethics, and the interface between science and theology. In addition to teaching theology and chemistry, he has served as a senior pastor in several churches, most recently pastoring Peace Portal Alliance Church in White Rock, BC for 11 years. 

Ross's published works include Missional God, Missional Church: Hope for Re-evangelizing the West (IVP, 2012), Jonathan Edwards and the Life of God: Toward an Evangelical Theology of Participation (Fortress Press, 2015), Where Do Broken Hearts Go? A Theology and Psychology of Grief (Cascade, 2016), and Echoes of Coinherence: Trinitarian Theology and Science Together (Eugene, OR.: Cascade, 2017). He currently serves as the Sangwoo Youtong Chee Associate Professor of Theology and Pastoral Theology, at Regent College.


#028 Christians In A Technological Age With Craig Gay

Date: March 02, 2018

Today's world is dominated by technology. We have access to iPhones, Amazon, Netflix, YouTube, all of which are demanding our attention. How should Christians respond to the rapid development of technology happening all around us? Join Craig Gay, Ross Tuttle and Claire Perini as we try to tackle this question in this week's episode of the Regent College Podcast.

Craig Gay lectures in the area of Christianity, Society, and Culture, and directs Regent’s ThM degree program. He is the author of With Liberty or Justice for Whom? (Eerdmans, 1991), The Way of the (Modern) World (Eerdmans, 1998); Cash Values: The Value of Money the Nature of Worth (Eerdmans, 2004); Dialogue, Catalogue and Monologue (Regent College Publishing, 2008);  and was the co-editor (with C. Peter Molloy) of The Way of Truth in the Present Age (Regent College, 1999). He has contributed chapters to a number of collections on the subjects of modernity, secularization, economic ethics, and technology, and his articles and reviews have appeared in Christian Scholar’s Review, American Journal of Sociology, Crux, and Markets & Morality. Craig Gay is an active member of St. John’s (Vancouver) Anglican Church. He and his wife Julie have four grown children.


#027 The Practice of Art Making

Date: February 23, 2018

What do we discover about ourselves when we make art? Is art only for artists? How can the church engage with art? Join Claire Perini, Jessica Morgun, Lauren Leith and Andrew Wilson as we discuss these questions and more on this week's episode of the Regent College Podcast.


#026 Rehumanizing The Sabbath With Joshua Coutts

Date: February 16, 2018

What is Sabbath rest? How do we get it? Why do we need it? Join Josh Coutts, Matt Kitchener, and Claire Perini as we discover what it means to take real Sabbath rest in today's incredibly busy world.

Dr. Joshua Coutts joined Regent's faculty as a Lecturer in New Testament for the 2017-18 academic year. Over the course of his studies, Dr. Coutts has also had opportunity to teach New Testament at Edinburgh Theological Seminary, Cornhill Training School (Glasgow), Prairie College (Three Hills, Alberta), and Evangelical Bible College (Zambia). He has published articles and book reviews in CRUX, Currents in Biblical Research, Expository Times, and the Scottish Bulletin of Evangelical Theology and presented papers at the Society of Biblical Literature, Seminar on the Old Testament in the New Testament, and the British New Testament Society Conference.


#025 Douglas Coupland and Facing Fiction with Mary McCampbell

Date: February 09, 2018

Why should Christians read fiction? What value is there in wrapping ourselves up in fictional stories? How can we protect ourselves from escaping from the world? Join Amy Anderson, Matt Nelson and Mary McCampbell as we tackle these questions and more in this week's podcast.

Dr. Mary McCampbell is a scholar-in-residence at Regent College for the 2018 winter term. She is an associate professor of humanities at Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee, where she teaches courses on postmodern theory and fiction, film and philosophy, and popular culture. A native Tennessean, she completed a doctorate in literature at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne focusing on the relationship between contemporary fiction, late capitalist culture, and the religious impulse.


#024 Early Evangelical Spirituality with Bruce Hindmarsh

Date: February 02, 2018

Early evangelicals like John Wesley and George Whitefield spoke much about 'true religion.' In his new book, The Spirit of Early Evangelicalism, Bruce Hindmarsh returns to the beginnings of evangelical spirituality by studying its 18th century pioneers.

Bruce Hindmarsh is a professor of spiritual theology at Regent College. A past president of the American Society of Church History, he has published and spoken widely to international audiences on the history of early British evangelicalism. His previous books include John Newton and the English Evangelical Tradition and The Evangelical Conversion Narrative.


#023 Chad Wriglesworth on Poetry and Faith in a Post-Modern World

Date: December 01, 2017

Poet Christian Wiman once provocatively observed that "poetry often does theology better than theology." In this episode, Amy Anderson sits down with Dr. Chad Wriglesworth to talk about poetry and faith in a post-modern world, and how poetry can bear witness to participation in the life of God.

Chad Wriglesworth is the Associate Professor of English Language and Literature at Waterloo Unviersity. This episode was recorded in Summer 2017, when Chad taught two courses at Regent: "The Mindfulness of Marilynne Robinson" and "The Poetics of Faith in a Postmodern World."


#022 Susan Phillips on Spiritual Practice

Date: November 16, 2017

How do we maintain regular spiritual practices in our busy daily lives? What is the meaning of contemplative listening? Join Claire Perini and Susan Phillips, Execute Director of New College Berkeley and author of The Cultivated Life, as they discuss these questions and more.

Susan Phillips will be teaching Contemplative Listening in Spiritual Friendship and Direction at Regent College Summer School 2018. Go to https://www.regent-college.edu/summer to find out more about this and the rest of our summer courses.


#021 Mark Noll and Mary Noll Venables on the Reformation(s) and its Legacy

Date: November 01, 2017

In this episode, Amy Anderson sits down with leading church historians Mark Noll and Mary Noll Venables to discuss the Reformation, how there were actually many Reformations, and how we are still feeling their effects today.

Mark Noll will be teaching the course HIST 533: Six-Continent Christianity in the Winter 2018 term Reading Weeks: February 13-16 and March 26-29. If you are interested in this course, or other courses at Regent College, visit https://www.regent-college.edu/course-listing.


#20 Iain Provan on the Reformation and Right Reading of Scripture

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Iain Provan returns to the podcast to discuss his book, The Reformation and the Right Reading of Scripture, releasing on October 31, 2017. Join us as he and Amy Anderson talk about the important of the Reformation, clarity of Scripture, literal reading, and how to approach difficult texts in the Bible.


#019 Amanda Russell-Jones on Josephine Butler & Equal Rights

Date: October 04, 2017

Activist, Feminist. Imperialist. Liberal. Evangelical. These are just a few of the labels applied to Josephine Butler (1828-1906) and her legacy. Join Dr. Amanda Russell-Jones and host James Smoker for a conversation on Josephine's life, her passion to abolish the exploitation of women, the poor and slavery, and how her life speaks to us today.

Regent College is an innovative graduate school of theology, where vibrant evangelical faith meets rigorous academics. Find out more at www.regent-college.edu


#018 David O. Taylor on the Arts and Worship

Date: September 15, 2017

Claire Perini sits down with David O. Taylor, Assistant Professor of Theology and Culture at Fuller Theological Seminary, to discuss the arts, worship, their integration and challenges, and what it was like to talk the Psalms with Eugene Peterson and Bono.

Recordings of lectures and courses with David O. Taylor may be found at www.regentaudio.com. His most recent course at Regent was offered in Summer 2017, "APPL/INDS 568: Worship & the Arts".


#017 Krish Kandiah on Refugees

Date: September 05, 2017

In this episode, Claire Perini sits down with the Founding Director of Home for Good and former President of London School of Theology to discuss the refugee crisis around the world and the Christian response.

Regent College is an innovative graduate school of theology, where vibrant evangelical faith meets rigorous academics. Find out more at www.regent-college.edu.

Home for Good's website is www.homeforgood.org.uk.

Recordings of courses by Krish Kandiah at Regent College can be found at www.regentaudio.com.


#15 Karen Wilk and Eric O. Jacobsen on Seeking the Peace of the City

Date: April 21, 2017

In this episode, upcoming Pastors Conference speakers Karen Wilk and Eric O. Jacobsen join host Claire Perini to talk about what it means to be the church and to join God's work in your neighbourhood.


#015 Mariam Kovalishyn on the Epistle of James

Date: March 21, 2017

In this episode, Dr. Mariam Kovalishyn joins hosts Amy Anderson and James Smoker to talk about why she studies the New Testament Epistle of James. The short letter, famously maligned by Martin Luther, contains wisdom, grace, and a deep social concern still relevant today. 

Regent College is an innovative graduate school of theology, where vibrant evangelical faith meets rigorous academics. Find out more at www.regent-college.edu


#014 Ashley Moyse and Lydia Corriveau on Medicine, Theology, and Technology

Date: March 03, 2017

Lydia Corriveau, a nurse, came to Regent College in Fall 2016 seeking answers to questions about medicine, ethics, and suffering. Theological ethicist Ashley Moyse also joined the Regent community in Fall 2016, beginning a post-doctoral fellowship in science and theology. In this week's podcast, Claire Perini hosts a conversation between Lydia and Ashley about the broken body, the unity of body and soul, and technology's impact on our experience of suffering and death.

Dr. Ashley Moyse joins Regent College as part of a three-year initiative to advance conversations about the relationship of theology and science at the college and beyond, made possible by a generous grant from the John Templeton Foundation. His responsibilities will include co-teaching INDS/THEO 517: Theology & Science with Dr. Ross Hastings, overseeing student projects, publishing, planning public events in the area of theology and science, and developing online resources aimed at advancing public understanding and engagement with questions of faith and scientific inquiry.


#013 Janet Danielson and Dave Siverns on Music Past & Present

Date: February 20, 2017

We're talking music in this week's podcast! Music historian and composer Janet Danielson and worship leader Dave Siverns discuss the historical connection between music and Christianity and music's essential contributions to human relationships.

The musical piece heard in this episode is Bach's Fugue in G Minor.


#012 Iain Provan on Reading Scripture

Date: February 03, 2017

Join Dr. Iain Provan, Professor of Biblical Studies at Regent College, and host Amy Anderson as they talk about scriptural interpretation, what we mean when we say Scripture is "clear," and what we can recover from the leaders of the Reformation on these issues.

Dr. Provan's book on biblical interpretation will be released in Fall 2017 by Baylor University Press. As of this recording it was tentatively titled Seriously Literal Interpretation. The name has since been changed to The Reformation and the Right Reading of Scripture.


#011 Phil Long and Adam Back on the Intersection of Art and the Bible

Date: January 20, 2017

In this episode, Claire chats with OT Professor Phil Long and alumnus Adam Back about scripture and art. Reflecting on the work of Rembrandt, Mary McCleary, Mark Rothko, and Makoto Fujimura, Adam and Phil discuss how art can embody the biblical story, how to live wisely in a technological age, and why technique matters.


#010 James Houston on His Life and Spiritual Theology

Date: January 06, 2017

It's our first episode of the winter term! Host Amy Anderson sits down with Dr. James Houston, a founder and the first principal of Regent, to talk about Regent's beginnings. The conversation takes on its own life from there. Topics covered include how Christian business leaders will shape Christianity's future, living a long life of gratitude, the loss of elders in Western culture, and why quantum physics is important. You won't want to miss this fascinating conversation with one of the world's foremost evangelical thinkers and writers.


#009 An Advent and Christmas Meditation with Dr. James Houston

Date: December 23, 2016

In this thought-provoking Christmas meditation, Dr. James Houston reflects on the significance of the incarnation.


#008 J I Packer on His Ninetieth Birthday

Date: December 16, 2016

In this episode, we bring you the full conversation between Dr. Jeff Greenman and Dr. J I Packer, recorded in front of a live audience in Regent's chapel in Summer 2016. The occasion was the celebration of Dr. Packer's 90th birthday. We took the opportunity to get to know the world-renowned theologian a little better, from his breakfast preferences, to his love of jazz, to his marriage, to the story of how Knowing God was written.


Bonus - Rikk Watts's Final Chapel: "The Things That Matter Most"

Date: December 09, 2016

On December 6, 2016, Rikk Watts gave his final chapel talk as Regent College's Professor of New Testament, titled "The Things That Matter Most". This is a recording of his full sermon.


#007 Paul Stevens and Christina Lui on Work and Faith

Date: December 02, 2016

How do you live out your faith in a secular workplace? If you're a pastor, how do you equip your congregants to integrate their time on Sunday with the other six days of the week?  In this episode, Paul Stevens, Christina Lui, and Claire Perini talk about why a robust theology of the workplace matters for your faith, your church, and the flourishing of the world, touching on topics as wide ranging as hating your job to the importance of Sabbath.

Regent College is an innovative graduate school of theology, where vibrant evangelical faith meets rigorous academics. Find out more at www.regent-college.edu


#006 Vania Levans on Worship

Date: November 18, 2016

Join Claire Perini and Vania Levans (Regent College Faculty Associate and professional musician) for an in-depth and wide conversation on all things worship, ranging from the so-called "worship wars" to drawing in the whole congregation into the worship service.

If you enjoyed this episode, or have some feedback, leave us a review on iTunes! We'd love to hear from you.

Regent College is an innovative graduate school of theology, where vibrant evangelical faith meets rigorous academics. Find out more at www.regent-college.edu


#005 Mark Buchanan

Date: November 04, 2016

Join Claire Perini and Mark Buchanan as they discuss the Christian's calling to work for reconciliation, whether in moments between individuals to national movements such as the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.  If you enjoyed this episode, or have some feedback, leave us a review on iTunes! We'd love to hear from you.


#004 Hans Boersma

Date: October 21, 2016

Hans Boersma discusses tradition, theological innovation, and the importance of good character in good theology.

Hans Boersma is J. I. Packer Professor of Theology at Regent College. His main theological interests are Catholic thought, the church fathers, and spiritual interpretation of Scripture. His most recent book is Sacramental Preaching: Sermons on the Hidden Presence of Christ (Baker Academic, 2016).


#003 Carolyn Hindmarsh and Shirley Sullivan

Date: October 07, 2016

Carolyn Hindmarsh and Shirley Sullivan join Claire Perini to talk about the hazards, delights, and critical importance of learning and teaching ancient and biblical languages. 

Carolyn Hindmarsh teaches New Testament Greek at Regent College, leading both the Summer Term's intensive 6-week program and regular classes in the Fall and Winter sessions. Shirley Sullivan, Professor Emeritus of Classics at UBC, is both an accomplished professor and an enthusiastic lifelong student of ancient languages. She teaches Ecclesiastical Latin at Regent College and studied New Testament Greek with Carolyn.


#002 Malcolm Guite

Date: September 23, 2016

Claire Perini talks poetry, passion, and faith with Malcolm Guite on the second Regent College Podcast. 

Malcolm Guite is the Chaplain of Girton College, Cambridge and is rapidly becoming a favourite summer lecturer at Regent College. He teaches for the Divinity Faculty in Cambridge and lectures widely in England and North America on Theology and Literature. His publications include What do Christians Believe? (Granta 2006); Faith, Hope and Poetry (Ashgate 2010, paperback 2012); Sounding the Seasons: Seventy Sonnets for the Christian Year (Canterbury 2012); The Singing Bowl: Collected Poems (Canterbury 2013); Waiting on the Word (Canterbury 2015); and Parable and Paradox (Canterbury 2016).


#001 Richard Mouw

Date: September 09, 2016

In our inaugural Regent College Podcast, host Claire Perini has a good conversation about good (and hard) conversations with Professor Richard Mouw. 

Richard Mouw is Professor of Faith and Public Life and President Emeritus at Fuller Theological Seminary. He is a popular visiting professor at Regent College, most recently teaching Cultural Discipleship in a Secular Age (INDS 512). A nationally recognized leader in theological education and interfaith dialogue, he writes for the Washington Post and is involved in a number of interfaith theological conversations, particularly with Mormon and Jewish groups. 


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