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TowerTalks

These twenty-minute lectures from our faculty explore the nature of Christian community, the triumph of good over evil, how to make sense of the seeming randomness of the universe, and other topics you may find encouraging or interesting during our present challenging circumstances. 

Living Well in Christ: Practical Wisdom from Positive Psychology | Dr. Terri Watson

April 1, 2016

In this TowerTalk, Dr. Terri Watson explores how can we integrate the principles of positive psychology with well-established Christian spiritual practices to enhance our lives.

Why Good Will Always Triumph | Dr. Sarah Borden '95

April 1, 2016

Does evil really exist, or is it simply the absence of good? In this TowerTalk, Dr. Sarah Borden '95 explains St. Augustine’s privation theory of evil and unpacks its important implications for our understanding of evil, suffering, and God's work in the world.

What is Christian Community? | Dr. George Kalantzis

January 15, 2018

Dr. George Kalantzis explores the nature of true Christian community. As it turns out, to learn to live like Christians – that is, little-Christs – takes time, patience, and above all, commitment.

God is Faithful | Dr. Hudson T. Armerding '41

May 1, 2016

Hudson Taylor Armerding '41 was the fifth President of Wheaton College (1965 – 1982). Enjoy this rebroadcast of his chapel talk, "God is Faithful” from November 15, 1996.

The Problem of Random Events | Dr. Terry Perciante

March 26, 2015

When turbulent events touch our lives, we may think they are utterly random, but as Dr. Terry Perciante explains, things are not always as they seem.

The Hope of Endurance | Dr. Lynn Cohick

March 15, 2017

Dr. Lynn Cohick explains how the early church practiced the virtue of endurance and challenges believers today to cultivate endurance as a concrete reminder of the hope we share as co-heirs with the suffering Messiah.