Wordship Videos

 

FEB 23, 2022
Celebration of the Colors of our Faith 

Dr. Bennett and Dr. Byrd welcome the music department to discuss the beautiful diversity in worship music. With help from the students, staff, and faculty performers, the professors lead a discussion about the Christian music industry and the benefits and splendor of diversity.

 


 

JAN 19, 2022
Communicating in an Age of Fear, Conflict, and Division.

January 19th 2022 Title:  “Communicating in an Age of Fear, Conflict, and Division.” Description:  Guest Lecture by renown Communication scholar Dr. Quentin Schultze,
Guest Lecture by renown Communication scholar Dr. Quentin Schultze, Professor Emeritus at Calvin College. 

 


 

SEP 14, 2021
Welcome to Wordship

The ability to communicate is a gift of God.  Like all His gifts we need to use them wisely and with a sense of wonder.

 


 

APR 9, 2021
The Power of the Word

Honored alumnus, Manny McNeely, speaks to PBA community about the importance of communicating in ways that are respectful and informed.  

 


 

MAR 31, 2021
"Women in Media” Speaker

Honored guest, Brigitte Sylvestre speaks to students and faculty about her journey from communication major at PBA to producer and host of Moody Radio’s morning show. 

 


 

MAR 17, 2021
Howard Thurman’s Jesus and the Disinherited

Dr. Byrd and Dr. Bennett lead the discussion about the importance of letting love lead our dialogue with those whom we disagree.

 


 

MAR 10, 2021
Howard Thurman’s Jesus and the Disinherited

Dr. Byrd and Dr. Bennett lead the discussion about the power inequalities that keep the oppressed marginalized and racial reconciliation at risk.

 


 

MAR 3, 2021
Howard Thurman’s Jesus and the Disinherited

Combatting the “resident fear” that challenges us to overcome hatred and conflict.

 


 

FEB 24, 2021
Wordship and the Council for Intercultural Engagement - Howard Thurman’s Jesus and the Disinherited

Jesus’ Religion of Love is the foundation of our brotherhood.  Today, two Theatre majors lead us in worship as Dr. Byrd and Dr. Bennett introduce Howard Thurman’s book to discuss the need for racial reconciliation and the background issues that keep important conversations from progressing. 

 


 

FEB 10, 2021
Wordship Chapel

Dr. Byrd and Dr. Bennett introduce Howard Thurman’s Jesus and the Disinherited.

 


 

JAN 27, 2021
Wordship Roundtable - The Importance and Power of the Word

Four PBA Communication students lead the discussion about the power and importance of the word.

 


 

OCT 27, 2020
Solitude and the Call to Community.

Dr. Stephanie Bennett introduces the of marriage of morality and dialogue through this final lecture in the introduction of Wordship through Parker Palmer’s book, To Know as we are Known: Education as a Spiritual Journey.

 


 

OCT 20, 2020
Palm’s up, Lord we surrender to You.

Dr. Stephanie Bennett continues unpacking the acronym Wordship, looking at the wonder of the word and the openness needed to walk in “the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge” of God as we continue through Parker Palmer’s book, To Know as we are Known: Education as a Spiritual Journey.

 


 

OCT 13, 2020
Educating the whole person;  knowing and learning from the heart.

Good teaching is not about technique;  it begins with an epistemology of love and an obedience to Truth.  The “o” in Wordship is for observation, openness, and obedience.  

 


 

OCT 6, 2020
The Wonder of the Word

Introducing the Wordship initiative and the need to use our words wisely in the marketplace of ideas, the family, the church, and in our media.