Paul Vallely is a writer and consultant on religion, international development, and business ethics. He is the author of the internationally-acclaimed best-selling biography Pope Francis - Untying the Knots. He has worked in newspapers, broadcasting, with aid agencies, government and church organizations for more than two decades. He has produced award-winning reports from more than 30 countries in the developing world.
Politics and Forgiveness: Pope Francis’s Year of Mercy | September 18, 2015
Rich Stearns, Amy Reynolds, Jo Anne Lyon and Linda Lader
Panel discussion moderated by Dr. Michael Lindsay, President of Gordon College
Women in Evangelical Leadership: Women and Men as Allies | September 25, 2015
Dr. Chris Seiple is President Emeritus of the Institute for Global Engagement (IGE), a research, education, and diplomatic institution that builds sustainable religious freedom worldwide through local partnerships. Chris served as IGE’s President from 2003 to 2015, and as Board Chair from 2015 to 2016.
Coming Home: Discipling to Discern | October 2, 2015
Jarrod Goentzel is founder and director of the MIT Humanitarian Response Lab, which strives to make supply chains more responsive to human needs. His research focuses on supply chain, transportation, information management and decision support systems. Based in the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics, Dr. Goentzel has developed graduate-level courses in supply chain finance, international operations and humanitarian logistics and has extensive experience using simulation games to develop intuition and leadership skills. He also directs the MIT Renewable Energy Delivery project.
Humanitarian Supply Chains: Emergency Relief, Global Health, and Food Security | October 30, 2015
Presentations by members of the College’s senior administration
Vocational Journeys | November 6, 2015
Dr. Randall Balmer earned his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1985 and taught as Professor of American Religious History at Columbia University for twenty-seven years before becoming the Mandel Family Professor in the Arts & Sciences at Dartmouth College in 2012. Two years later, he was named Dartmouth Professor in the Arts & Sciences, and in 2015 he was named to the John Phillips Chair in Religion, the oldest endowed professorship at Dartmouth. He is a prize-winning historian and Emmy Award nominee.
The Quest for a Moral Presidency: Jimmy Carter, Progressive Evangelicalism, and the Religious Right | November 13, 2015
Michael Gerson is a nationally syndicated columnist who appears twice weekly in The Washington Post. He appears regularly on the “PBS NewsHour,” “Face the Nation,” and other programs. Gerson serves as senior adviser at One, a bipartisan organization dedicated to the fight against extreme poverty and preventable diseases.
Unleashing Opportunity: Why Escaping Poverty Requires a Shared Vision of Justice | November 20, 2015
Dr. Rowe is the Dean of Student Engagement at Gordon College. He works with his colleagues to create a campus climate of opportunity, leadership development and integrated student learning experiences for a student body that is increasingly diverse and global. This is so that, according to the College mission, they are prepared “to provide faithful leadership and service for the common good.” This will often mean looking out for specific ways for students to connect what is happening inside the classroom with what is happening outside the classroom.
The Example of Martin Luther King: Crossing Bridges, Crossing Lines | January 15, 2016
Dr. Helfand is a licensed clinical psychologist. He received his doctorate from William James College in Newton, MA where he focused on health psychology. He is also certified as a neurofeedback clinician and Kripalu yoga instructor. Dr. Helfand collaborates with his clients while infusing principles of mindfulness, yoga, and insight oriented therapies to move them towards health and wellbeing. He has also maintained a personal yoga and meditation practice since 2005 and deeply believes in the power of these techniques.
Stress: A New Perspective | January 22, 2016
Undergraduate Research Convocation
Panel presentations moderated by Dr. Peter Iltis, Professor of Kinesiology and Dr. Greg Keller, Professor of Biology
Horns and Feathers: The Experience of Undergraduate Research | January 29, 2016
A Global Education Presentation
The Gordon College Global Education Department shares reflections on time, food, traditions and hospitality
Viewing the World Through Different Lenses | February 12, 2016
Professor Strickland serves as Special Advisor to the President for Diversity & Instructor of Theology at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC, where he leads the Kingdom Diversity Initiative. Born in Chicago and raised in Southern California, Walter’s passion is to equip people to flourish in their context from a deep commitment to God’s design.
The Christian Life in Dialogue: Reconciling the Racial Divide | February 19, 2016
Molteno is a former board member of South African Faith Communities' Environment Institute (SAFCEI) and a current member and founder of SAFCEI's One Web of Life (OWL) Program. He is a professional sociologist who, apart from a break of 3 years when he worked for the Anglican Church’s HIV and AIDS programme, lectured and served in various capacities at UCT for 36 years until his retirement. As a Christian, a socialist and a feminist he continues to build bridges of understanding in everything he does.
How is God's Creation Calling You Into Relationship? | April 8, 2016