Servecast Dr. William Lamb invites students, educators, and community advocates to Studio 22 to explore ways individuals and communities can be agents of change for good.

The inaugural guests of Servecast, Carolyn Dirksen and Jimmy Harper, return to Studio 22 to discuss their respective journies while at Lee University. Both Dirksen and Harper are entering new chapters of their lives and have left a tremendous legacy on the Lee University campus and its students. They join William to discuss their defining moments at Lee through the lens of faith, leadership, and service.

Links:

Leadership Challenge (book) by James Kouzes and Barry Posner

Relaunch (book) by Mark Rutland

When Helping Hurts (book) by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert

Half the Sky (book) by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

The Female Vision (book) by Sally Helgesen and Julie Johnson

Rich Christians in the Age of Hunger (book) by Ronald Sider

Toxic Charity (book) by Robert Lupton

 

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Music by Bensound and LeeU Worship (Expectant)

This episode was recorded on May 22, 2018.

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Duffy Robbins returns to Studio 22 to discuss ways to develop your faith with William and Jimmy Harper, the campus pastor at Lee University. Duffy, Jimmy, and William uncover the role of your story, your personal faith, and practical aspects of living out that faith as a part of the Christian walk.

Links:

Click here to download Duffy's sermon in Lee University Chapel.

The Ministry of Nurture (book) by Duffy Robbins

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This episode was recorded on April 5, 2018.

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Jason and Jennifer Browning join William to discuss matters of faith, leadership, and service. In this episode, Jason and Jennifer share their experiences as parents leading their children to develop their faith in God. They also discuss how to face and interpret difficulty that comes in life and how important proper perspective and faith can be when hard times come. 

Click here to learn more about Metropolitan Church in Birmingham, AL.

Contact Jason at pastorjason@metropolitanchurch.net 

 

Click here to view Jason Browning in Lee University Chapel.

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This episode was recorded on February 22, 2018.

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Dr. Carlton Byrd, the Senior Pastor at the Oakwood University Church, returns to Lee University and to Servecast. In this episode, Dr. Byrd and William pull from the parable of the Good Samaritan and use the metaphor of ditches to discuss dealing with pitfalls in our personal lives and using our gifts to help others as they struggle in their own. 

Follow this link to learn more about the Oakwood University Church, or call their office at 256-929-6460.

Click here to check out Breath of Life.

Follow this link to view Dr. Byrd's address in Lee University Chapel.

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This episode was recorded on February 20, 2018.

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William is joined by Chris Hadsell, Jennifer Hadsell, Sarah Roberts, and Dusty Strickland of Retouch, a non-profit focused on the education and discipleship of children in Kenya. In this episode, Chris, Jennifer, Sarah, and Dusty share stories of personal service experiences, leadership principles employed in their organization, and the way Retouch seeks to impact the local community in Kenya by equipping teachers. They describe how obedience to God's leading may look different for each person and how sometimes old methods need to be cast off to create a brighter future for everyone. In the end, the love of Jesus inspires believers to follow God's call to serve others with perseverance and passion. 

Click here to view the Lee University Chapel service feature the team from Retouch. 

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Christians accept a false dichotomy when they believe they must choose between truth and love. This causes compromise in their approach to politics.  Justin Giboney, politician and co-founder of the AND Campaign, joins William to discuss faithful Christian engagment. Christians must have a public presence, and this presence should be marked by the compassion and conviction of Jesus Christ.

Check out Justin's 2016 Christianity Today article.

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Christian denominationalism leaves many believers discouraged about disunity among churches. A local non-profit in Cleveland, TN bridges denominational and organizational divides to bring holistic care to members of their community. The Caring Place’s Director of Organization Advancement, Toni Miles, joins William to discuss their work among the vulnerable of their community. Toni encourages churches, non-profit practitioners, business leaders, and government officials to contribute their expertise in a communal effort to alleviate poverty.

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Our levels of passion tend to wax and wane, and this is no less the case in our relationships with God. With William and student guest host, Caleb Montgomery, Dr. Crawford Loritts addresses the need to cultivate intimacy with God even as emotions come and go. Dr. Loritts concludes that a healthy relationship with God will provide a foundation to impact people and transform communities. In this conversation, he pulls from his experience as a pastor to address topics ranging from marriage to creating social change. 

Click here to view Dr. Loritts’s full chapel address.

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William interviews Mr. Beecher Hunter, the President of Life Care Centers of America. Together, they discuss the Biblical mandate for service, the importance of senior care, the mutual value of intergenerational relationships, and the impact of students visiting senior care facilities.

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