Fuller’s New President: Mark Labberton

The Press Release: Fuller Seminary Announces Mark Labberton as Its New President The Fuller Theological Seminary Board of Trustees has announced that Dr. Mark Labberton has accepted the call to serve as the seminary‚Äôs fifth president, beginning July 1, 2013. Labberton has served at Fuller Seminary since 2009 as the Lloyd John Ogilvie Associate Professor […]

In Search of Proverbial Grit

The Reel Spirituality folks at Fuller’s Brehm Center have posted part 1 of a three part series consisting of my reflections on the Wisdom Literature in Coen Brothers films. This is a lightly touched-up rendition of my SBL Paper, “New Country for Old Men: Qoheleth, Job, and Solomon in Coen Brothers Filmography.” As the film […]

Conference Week: Day 1

It’s conference week. Day 1. I’m at Fuller Sacramento today. N. T. Wright is getting ready to take the stage to talk about Paul for the 21st century. The follow up panel discussion will be moderated by Kathryn Greene-McCreight. I’ll be on the panel with Peter Rodgers, Libby Vincent, and Chap Clark. Stay tuned for […]

Mouw on Fuller

Rich Mouw gave a great welcome address to Fuller’s incoming students. It outlines well where Fuller came from, what “evangelical” might mean as a label for non-fundamentalist, even non-conservative Christians. New Students Convocation: President’s Message from Fuller Theological Seminary on Vimeo. Please share the love:

I Stream, You Stream…

…we all stream on UStream! UPDATE: Here’s a recording of the video: But this afternoon, it’s me. I’ll be on Fuller Seminary’s UStream.tv channel this afternoon, broadcasting live at 2:00 p.m. PDT. I’ll kick things off with a few thoughts, and then it’s open floor for questions from the audience. You can find out more […]

Common English Bible at Fuller

During both Advent and Lent I participated in blog tours that were designed, in part, to get word out about the Common English Bible. Recently, Fuller Seminary’s Bible division voted to place the CEB alongside the NRSV as the translations that may be used by students in our courses. Though not the minutes from the […]

Telling the Stories

If you want to be an effective communicator of the Christian message, remember that ours is first and foremost a story. Become a great story teller, and don’t think that when you’re “presenting the gospel” you are supposed to shift in to didactic theology mode, and you’ll be well on your way. Telling stories well […]