C.S. Lewis Chapel

Friday, November 22, 2019
Dr. Corey Latta Latta

Corey Latta is a writer, speaker, and educator.  He holds Master’s Degrees in Religion and in English, and a Ph.D. in Literature. He is the author of C. S. Lewis and the Art of Writing, and the forthcoming The Serve the Work: Stray Thoughts on Christ and Creativity.  Corey has written articles and given talks on subjects ranging from C. S. Lewis to the neurology of the imagination.


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Dr. Beth Felker Jones

Monday, November 17, 2019
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Dr. Beth Felker Jones, who earned her doctorate at Duke University, teaches systematic theology at Wheaton College. She is a regular contributor to The Christian Century and is currently working on a theology of conversion titled Converting Love: Conversion Among the Loci for Oxford University Press. Dr. Jones’ most recent book is Faithful: A Theology of Sex. She is also the author of Practicing Christian Doctrine: An Introduction to Thinking and Living Theologically, God the Spirit: Introducing Pneumatology in Wesleyan and Ecumenical Perspective, and The Marks of His Wounds: Resurrection Doctrine and Gender Politics.


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Gary Friesen

Friday, November 15, 2019
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Gary Friesen leads Innovative Education International’s programs, bringing hope and opportunity to students in under-resourced areas of the world. Gary graduated from Taylor University in 1975. He earned an M.A. in mathematics from Miami University of Ohio, and from 1977-1984 taught math and coached basketball at a public Indiana high school. In 1984, he and his wife, Janet, moved to the Philippines, where they served for 12 years at a mission school. The family returned to the U.S. in 1996, and the following year, Gary accepted a position at Taylor University, where he served as director of academic technology until 2014. In June 2014, Gary joined Ambassador Enterprises, the company that helped launch IEI as a 501(c)3 nonprofit in April 2015. He has traveled to Liberia more than 20 times.

Dr. Andrew and Rev. Amy Rowell

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
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Amy Rowell has been Community Life Pastor at City Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota since 2014. She preaches regularly, and oversees adult discipleship, pastoral care, and helping new people connect into the community. Amy (Steinfield) Rowell graduated with her BA in Christian Education and a minor in Psychology from Taylor University in 1998. She earned her Master of Divinity degree from Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in 2007. She has served as Director of Children’s Ministries at two churches: Granville Chapel in Vancouver and Blacknall Memorial Presbyterian Church in Durham, North Carolina. Amy served as a professor of Christian Educational Ministries at Taylor University from 2005 to 2007. She has over twenty years of pastoral ministry experience and still loves The Church.

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Andy Rowell has been Assistant Professor of Ministry Leadership at Bethel Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota since 2013. He teaches courses in the Masters of Divinity, Masters in Transformational Leadership, and Doctor of Ministry programs. His doctoral dissertation at Duke Divinity School was on Karl Barth’s ecclesiology. He triple-majored at Taylor University in Christian Education, Biblical Studies, and Spanish- and studied abroad in Costa Rica and Oxford, and played baseball. He then did a semester abroad at Jerusalem University College with his future wife Amy.

Amy and Andy live in Minneapolis, Minnesota with their three children: Ryan (14), Jake (12), Allie (9), and their mischievous beagle Copper

Rev. Steve Stockman

Monday, November 11, 2019
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Steve Stockman is minister of Fitzroy Presbyterian Church in Belfast, N. Ireland. He is a founder of the 4 Corners Festival a peacemaking project in Belfast, is author of books including Walk On; The Spiritual Journey of U2 and as a poet and lyric writer he is currently working on a songs/poetry project, The Same Grace Color, to raise funds for his other passion, a school in Aruanorth west Uganda.

 

Tony Dungy

Monday, November 4, 2019
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Tony Dungy is a former professional football player, retired NFL coach and member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. After playing college ball for the University of Minnesota, Dungy played three seasons in the National Football League for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the San Francisco 49ers. Beginning his coaching career in 1980, Dungy went on to serve as head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and later the Indianapolis Colts. He guided the Colts to a Super Bowl victory over the Chicago Bears in 2007.

After retiring as head football coach of the Colts, Dungy joined NBC as an analyst for “Football Night in America”. In addition, Dungy is committed to serving his church, Grace Family, located in Tampa, FL. He is a dedicated husband to Lauren and father to their 10 children. He also serves as the national spokesman for All Pro Dad, the fatherhood program of Family First.


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Reflection/Discussion Questions:

  1. What can you do to remind yourself to ask God what He’s doing in the trials?
  2. How do you have your priorities? Is God first or behind another priority?
  3. What aspect of Coach Dungy’s story inspired you the most?

Rev. Jon Cavanagh

Friday, November 1, 2019
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Rev. Jon Cavanagh, Campus Pastor at Taylor University since 2015, is a 1998 Taylor University alumnus.  He has served at Taylor since 2007, filling roles that have included Director of University Apartments/Coordinator of Off Campus Community, Co-Chair of Residence Life Programming, Hall Director at Wengatz Hall, Head Men’s Golf Coach, and committee assignments including Chair and member of the Community Life Committee, Lighthouse and J-term Capstone Co-Leader, and the leadership of various devotional groups. 

In addition to his Bachelor of Arts in Christian Education from Taylor, Cavanagh holds a Master of Divinity from Winebrenner Theological Seminary, Findlay, Ohio (2008). He is an ordained minister in the National Association of Congregational Christian Churches (N.A.C.C.C.).

Prior to returning to Taylor, Cavanagh served as Associate Pastor for Plain Congregational Church in Bowling Green, Ohio, and as resident director at Asbury University in Wilmore, Ky., and Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa. He also filled the role of Church Planter for Mercy and Grace Ministries in Sheridan, Wyo., from 1999 to 2000.

Jon and his wife Kara are the parents of 2 daughters, Phoebe (10) and Hattie (3). 


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Rev. Jon Cavanagh

Friday, November 30, 2018
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Rev. Jon Cavanagh, Campus Pastor at Taylor University since 2015, is a 1998 Taylor University alumnus.  He has served at Taylor since 2007, filling roles that have included Director of University Apartments/Coordinator of Off-Campus Community, Co-Chair of Residence Life Programming, Hall Director at Wengatz Hall, Head Men’s Golf Coach, and committee assignments including Chair and member of the Community Life Committee, Lighthouse and J-term Capstone Co-Leader, and the leadership of various devotional groups.

In addition to his Bachelor of Arts in Christian Education from Taylor, Cavanagh holds a Master of Divinity from Winebrenner Theological Seminary, Findlay, Ohio (2008). He is an ordained minister in the National Association of Congregational Christian Churches (N.A.C.C.C.).

Prior to returning to Taylor, Cavanagh served as Associate Pastor for Plain Congregational Church in Bowling Green, Ohio, and as resident director at Asbury University in Wilmore, Ky., and Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa. He also filled the role of Church Planter for Mercy and Grace Ministries in Sheridan, Wyo., from 1999 to 2000.

Jon and his wife Kara are the parents of 2 daughters, Phoebe (9) and Hattie (2).


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Reflection/Discussion Questions:

1. What would happen if you changed your focus?
2. How do you discern control?

Chris and Cindy Haughey

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
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Chris Haughey is a social entrepreneur based  in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Chris has been a missionary with Campus Crusade for Christ, a strategy consultant with the Boston Consulting Group, and for 12 years served as the Head Elf of Tegu, an innovative wooden toy company that he founded together with his brother to bring jobs and environmental sustainability to the country of Honduras. Chris is a fellow of the Central American Leadership Initiative, and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. Chris is passionate about fostering redemptive entrepreneurship for Latin America.

Cindy Haughey (née Norman) grew up in the suburbs of Chicago.  She is a graduate of Taylor University (‘00) with a BS in Communications and Education and a Master’s of Arts in Religion from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.  She has worked at The Chapel (Akron, OH) and Mosaic (Los Angeles, CA). She is a writer, speaker, and world traveler. Her most important role yet, is as the mother to her two boys, Corin and Callan. Chris and Cindy live in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, with their two boys and four Labradors.


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Reflection/Discussion Questions:

1) What does it mean for you to live courageously?
2) Lord, what are you calling me to die to in my Self?

 

Songs from Chapel:

O Praise the Name (Anastasis)

Build My Life

Yes I Will