LYNDEN – January’s award-winning lecture and cultural arts series returns to Lynden of Calvin University.
The Third Reformed Christian Church on Sixth and Liberty Streets will host webcasts on weekdays at 9:30 a.m. January 10-28 in its basement assembly room (entrance at Sixth Exit).
The 2022 lineup includes New York Times bestselling authors, a renowned theologian, a four-star general and a popular public television host.
The series, which celebrates its 35th anniversary, aims to enlighten and enrich audiences by engaging with some of the culture creators of our time.
â¢ Monday January 10, Angela Williams Gorrell, teacher and author, âThe Gravity of Joyâ
â¢ Tuesday January 11, L. Gregory Jones, author, Christian leader and social innovator, âTrusting Institutions: Rediscovering the Power of Christian’s Surpriseâ
â¢ Wednesday January 12, Sarah Stewart Holland and Beth Silvers, podcasters and popular writers on opposite sides of the political spectrum, âKeeping the nuances: How to have graceful political discussionsâ
â¢ Thursday January 13, Reuben Miller, sociologist and criminologist, âHalfway Home: Race, Punishment and the Afterlife of Mass Incarcerationâ
â¢ Friday January 14, Rick Steves, public television host and author of the guide, âWhy Travel Makes Us Better Global Citizensâ (virtual presentation)
â¢ Monday January 17, LaTasha Morrison, certified trainer in cultural intelligence and unconscious prejudices, âBe the Bridge: Pursuing God’s Heart for Racial Reconciliationâ
â¢ Tuesday January 18, Max Stossel, Former Media Strategist and Social Media Worker, “We’ve Sneaked Into Your Brain: The Real Impact of Social Media”
â¢ Wednesday January 19, Admiral James Stavridis, former Supreme Commander of the NATO Alliance, âGeopolitical security issues in a world undergoing technological changeâ
â¢ Thursday January 20, Colum McCann, international bestselling author, âMaking Peace with Storiesâ
â¢ Friday January 21, NT (Tom) Wright, prominent New Testament scholar, âGalatians in three dimensionsâ
â¢ Monday January 24, G. Sujin Pak, teacher and researcher in biblical interpretation, âStruggling with the word: biblical interpretation through the history of the Churchâ
â¢ Tuesday January 25, Simply Three, string trio composed of Glen McDaniel, Nick Villalobos and Zack Clark, in concert and conversation
â¢ Wednesday January 26, Colonel Nicole Malachowski, 21 year veteran of the US Air Force and first female pilot of the Thunderbirds squadron, âHarnessing Headwinds of Changeâ
â¢ Thursday January 27, Brad Montague, creator of the hit web series Kid President, “Becoming Better Grownups”
â¢ Friday January 28, Gary Schmidt, retired English teacher and author of children’s literature and young adult fiction, “In the Tangles of Our Minds: Why Stories Move Us”