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As president and ambassador of Fuller Theological Seminary, Mark Labberton takes the occasion of his travels to speak with a broad spectrum of leaders on issues at the heart of the seminary’s mission.

As president and ambassador of Fuller Theological Seminary, Mark Labberton takes the occasion of his travels to speak with a broad spectrum of leaders on issues at the heart of the seminary’s mission.
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As president and ambassador of Fuller Theological Seminary, Mark Labberton takes the occasion of his travels to speak with a broad spectrum of leaders on issues at the heart of the seminary’s mission.

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Episodes

36 - Beth Moore on Women in Leadership and Misogyny

11/6/2018
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Beth Moore reflects on her journey as a woman in ministry, how she developed an authentic style of teaching that ministers to thousands of women, and her battle against misogyny in the church. For more resources for a deeply formed spiritual life, visit Fuller.edu/Studio.

Duration:00:42:57

35 - Lauralee Farrer on Storytelling and Filmmaking

10/23/2018
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Lauralee Farrer, Fuller's Chief Storyteller and Vice President of Communications, discusses her life as a storyteller and independent filmmaker, her role in starting FULLER studio, and how she helps shape the way Fuller shares its stories across the world. For more resources for a deeply formed spiritual life, visit Fuller.edu/Studio.

Duration:00:55:12

34 - Ben Houltberg on Sports

10/9/2018
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Ben Houltberg, associate professor of human development, reflects on working with elite athletes, performance-based identity, and the role of community in sports. For more resources for a deeply formed spiritual life, visit Fuller.edu/Studio.

Duration:00:48:25

33 - John Perkins on Friendship

9/25/2018
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Civil rights activist John M. Perkins reflects on his storied life, friendship and justice, and the role of passion to shape our lives together. For more resources for a deeply formed spiritual life, visit Fuller.edu/Studio.

Duration:00:34:15

32 - Parker Palmer on Contemplation

9/11/2018
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Parker Palmer, celebrated Quaker author and speaker, reflects on a contemplative approach to life, the value of failure, and the difficult work of weaving together words and action. For more resources for a deeply formed spiritual life, visit Fuller.edu/Studio.

Duration:00:57:36

31 - Dave Gibbons on the Changing Church

8/14/2018
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Dave Gibbons, pastor of the Newsong global alliance of churches, reflects on disruption, risk, and the cultivating an imagination for the future of the church. For more resources for a deeply formed spiritual life, visit Fuller.edu/Studio.

Duration:00:40:51

30 - Rich Stearns on Faithful Philanthropy

7/10/2018
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Rich Stearns, president of World Vision U.S., reflects on international development, insights from his leadership, and the whole gospel. For more resources for a deeply formed spiritual life, visit Fuller.edu/Studio.

Duration:00:46:24

28 - Shirley Hoogstra on Faith and Learning

6/1/2018
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Shirley Hoogstra, president of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, reflects on the complex social and political pressures on Christian higher education and considers why holistic Christian formation is “one of the best avenues to create a deep soul.” For more resources for a deeply formed spiritual life, visit Fuller.edu/Studio.

Duration:00:38:00

29 - Tim Breene on Global Ministry

6/1/2018
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Tim Breene, CEO of World Relief, reflects on humanitarian aid, empowering the local church to serve, and the “obedient improvisation” of navigating complex sociopolitical layers to serve those in need. For more resources for a deeply formed spiritual life, visit Fuller.edu/Studio

Duration:00:45:17

27 - Rowan Williams on Navigating Faith and Politics

5/22/2018
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Right Reverend Rowan Williams, 104th Archbishop of Canterbury, reflects with President Mark Labberton on a wide variety of pressing topics: his own journey to the Church of England, negotiating power in the global church, and the spiritual disciplines that ground him in the midst of political and religious cross-pressures. The Right Reverend Rowan Williams, Baron Williams of Oystermouth, is a Welsh Anglican bishop, theologian, and poet. Williams was the 104th Archbishop of Canterbury,...

Duration:00:49:08

26 - Brad Brisco and Lance Ford on a Theology of Place

5/8/2018
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Brad Brisco, director of Bivocational Church Planting for the North American Mission Board, and Lance Ford, co-founder of the Sentralized Conference in Kansas City, reflect together on a theology of place and rediscovering what missionary work looks like in a local context. Learn more about studying church planting: https://www.fuller.edu/academics/areas-of-interest/church-planting/ For more resources for a deeply formed spiritual life, visit Fuller.edu/Studio

Duration:00:59:42

25 - Paul Schrader on Film

4/24/2018
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Screenwriter and director Paul Schrader reflects on his Christian upbringing and how the unique language of film—especially the transcendental style—helps him explore religious questions. Paul Schrader is an award-winning screenwriter, film director, and film critic. He wrote or cowrote screenplays for four Martin Scorsese films: Taxi Driver (1976), Raging Bull (1980), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), and Bringing Out the Dead (1999). Schrader has also directed 18 feature...

Duration:00:34:20

24 - Tara Beth Leach on Women in Ministry

4/10/2018
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Tara Beth Leach, senior pastor of First Church of the Nazarene of Pasadena, reflects on the complexities of preaching, female leadership, and how she finds comfort in Christ's treatment of the outsider. For more resources for a deeply formed spiritual life, visit Fuller.edu/Studio.

Duration:00:54:07

23 - Cameron Lee on Relationships

3/27/2018
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Cameron Lee, professor of marriage and family studies, reflects on relationships through the lens of romance culture, the complexities of social media, community and peacemaking. Cameron Lee was the keynote lecturer at the 2018 Integration Symposium, ”Integration and Integrity: The Christian Therapist as Peacemaker.“ Learn more here: https://fullerstudio.fuller.edu/fuller-dialogues-therapy-as-peacemaking For more resources for a deeply formed spiritual life, visit Fuller.edu/Studio

Duration:00:46:05

22 - Kate Bowler on Suffering

3/5/2018
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Kate Bowler, assistant professor of the history of Christianity in North America at Duke Divinity School, reflects on her research on the prosperity gospel, her recent stage IV cancer diagnosis, and her desire for authentic faith in the midst of suffering. For more resources for a deeply formed spiritual life, visit Fuller.edu/Studio

Duration:00:49:32

21 - Gary Haugen on Working with the Poor

2/27/2018
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Gary Haugen, founder and CEO of International Justice Mission (IJM), reflects on his work in Rwanda, the beginnings of IJM, and the ways Christian spiritual formation naturally leads to working on behalf of the suffering and poor. Note: This conversation contains explicit descriptions of sexual and physical violence that may not be suitable for all audiences. Listener discretion is advised. For more resources for a deeply formed spiritual life, visit Fuller.edu/Studio.

Duration:00:56:22

20 - Michael McBride on Discipleship

2/13/2018
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Michael McBride, pastor of the Way Christian Center in Berkeley, California, and national director for Urban Strategies at the PICO National Network, reflects on faithful discipleship in the context of racialized violence, economic exploitation, and white supremacy. For more resources on a deeply formed spiritual life, visit Fuller.edu/Studio

Duration:00:42:00

19 - Pete Docter on Storytelling

1/23/2018
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Pixar’s Pete Docter, director of the animated films Monsters, Inc., Up, and Inside Out, speaks with Mark Labberton about creating stories in community, the creative process, and more. For more on voices on faith and film, including an earlier interview with Pete Docter here: https://fullerstudio.fuller.edu/faith-film/ For more resources for a deeply formed spiritual life, visit Fuller.edu/Studio

Duration:00:42:50

18 - Dave Eubank on War Zone Ministry

1/9/2018
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David Eubank (MDiv ’95), director and founder of Free Burma Rangers, shares stories from his years of ministry in war zones in Burma and Mosul, reflects on being “an ambassador for Jesus” while fighting ISIS soldiers, discusses the ways violent contexts have shaped the way he prays, and more. The Free Burma Rangers (FBR) is a multiethnic humanitarian service movement working to bring help, hope, and love to people in the conflict zones of Burma, Iraq, and Sudan. Working in conjunction with...

Duration:01:07:51

17 - Camille Wooden and Len Tang on Church Planting

12/12/2017
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Camille Wooden, senior pastor of Abundant Life Covenant Bible Church, and Len Tang, director of Fuller Seminary’s Church Planting Program, reflect with President Mark Labberton on unlearning church, committing to neighborhoods, and the challenges of church planters. Camille Wooden planted Abundant Life Covenant Bible Church in Pasadena, California, in 2003. She also serves as the chaplain of the WNBA Los Angeles Sparks. Len Tang is the director of church planting in Fuller Seminary's...

Duration:00:50:47