Following Christ 2008

Audio from InterVarsity’s Graduate and Faculty Ministries Conference held in Chicago, December 27-31, 2008.

  • (December 30, 2008) — Welcome to FC08, by conference director Jonathan Boyd and InterVarsity president Alec Hill. Time 5:50
  • (January 2, 2009) — Mary Kate Morse, Professor of Leadership and Spiritual Formation at George Fox University, spoke on “Why Aren’t We Flourishing?” at InterVarsity’s Following Christ 2008 conference. Mary Kate Morse is introduced by Kathy Tuan-MacLean. Time: 35:00
  • (January 5, 2009) — N.T. Wright, the Anglican Bishop of Durham, England, was the Biblical expositor for the Following Christ 2008 conference. In this, the first of three talks, Bishop Wright introduces his comments on the book of Colossians by focusing on the topic of Wisdom. Bishop Wright is introduced by Bob Fryling, publisher of InterVarsity Press. Time: 51:58
  • (January 5, 2009) — Jeff Van Duzer, is Dean of the Seattle Pacific University School of Business and Economics and spoke on “How Business Contributes to Human Flourishing. Jeff Van Duzer is introduced by Kathy Tuan-MacLean. Time: 35:42
  • (January 5, 2009) — Anne C. Bailey, a social historian at SUNY-Binghamton, spoke on “What is God Doing Now.” Anne Bailey is introduced by Kathy Tuan-MacLean. Anne was also featured in an alumni profile on InterVarsity’s website. Time: 39:36
  • (January 7, 2009) — Carmen Acevedo Butcher, professor of English and Scholar-in-Residence at Shorter College in Rome, Georgia, spoke on “Human Flourishing in the Humanities.” Carmen Acevedo Butcher is introduced by Kathy Tuan-MacLean. Time: 24:48
  • (January 7, 2008) — Francis Collins, former director of the Human Genome Project, spoke on “Human Flourishing and the Sciences.” Francis Collins is introduced by Kathy Tuan-MacLean. Time: 56:26
  • (January 9, 2008) — The Bosscher-Hammond Award winners were announced on the final day of FC08. The awards are introduced by Cam Anderson, director of InterVarsity’s Graduate and Faculty Ministries. The winners are announced by Andy Crouch. A story on the Bosscher-Hammond Awards has also been posted online. Time 11:37
  • (January 9, 2008) — Andy Crouch, gave the final plenary talk and wrap-up at FC08. Time:20:15
  • (December 30, 2008) — Michael Lindsay, a sociologist at Rice University and the author of Faith in the Halls of Power, spoke on “Powerful Faith” at InterVarsity’s Following Christ 2008 conference. The seminar in which Michael Lindsay spoke was entitled “Exploring Privilege and Redeeming Power.” Time: 1:15:09

Additional presentations from Following Christ 2008 seminars and track sessions are now online. The audio tracks can be accessed on this page.