Previous Lectures


Traditional African Medicine, Nothing But Voodoo? – Morẹ́nikẹ́ Ọláòṣebìkan | Spotify | Apple Podcasts
Perspicacious Perfectionism – Christopher Lee | Spotify | Apple Podcasts
Allyship in an Age of Appropriation – Cheryl Whiskeyjack | Spotify | Apple Podcasts
War. What Is It Good For? – Dr. Mark Sandle | Spotify | Apple Podcasts


Addressing Poverty as a Moral Conversation – Derek Cook | Spotify | Apple Podcasts
Reading Rainbows – Dr. Heather Looy | Spotify | Apple Podcasts
What Makes a People? – Dr. Stephen Martin | Spotify | Apple Podcasts
Covenants and the Freedom to Act – Raymond Klassen | Spotify | Apple Podcasts
Wait…don’t go…let’s talk! – Dr. Michael DeMoor | Spotify | Apple Podcasts
Who is my neighbour? – Dr. Jeffrey Dudiak | Spotify | Apple Podcasts
Why Should I Pay for Your COVID Vaccine? – Dr. Gerda Kits | Spotify | Apple Podcasts
Speaking From Faith Without Destroying Society – Dr. Jonathan Chaplin | Spotify | Apple Podcasts

Engaging Chemistry: Distinguished Lecture Series

What Role Does Chemistry Have in Reaching Net-Zero by 2050? | Dr. Phil De Luna
Materials for Clean Fuels - Enabling Sustainability Through Materials Innovation | Dr. Phil De Luna

Fall 2021

Beyond Purity and Promiscuity, Rethinking Women’s History | Dr. Caroline Lieffers
Finding the Roots, My Education in Black History in Alberta | David Shepherd, MLA
Residential Schools and the Continuing Work of Reconciliation | Veronica Graff
Engaging Religion in the Public Sphere | Rev. Jonathan Nicholai-deKoning, Dr. Margie Patrick
Ancient Spirituality at Work | Dr. Elden Wiebe
Julian of Norwich, A Companion For Our Times | Witty Sandle
Soul Care in an Age of Disconnection, Rediscovering Practices that Draw Us In and Send Us Out | Rev. Julianne Gilchrist
What’s Wrong with Trying to Prevent Male Suicide? | Dr. David Long

Spring 2021

“In All Things Give Thanks”: Cosmic Gratitude and Natural Theology | Dr. Joshua Harris
All is Vanity: The Wisdom of Ecclesiastes for Today | Dr. Jeffery Dudiak
Hannah Arendt, Charles Taylor, and Christ Jesus: Authenticity in Times of Uncertainty | Raymond Klassen
Following in the Footsteps of Jesus | Dr. Robert Huizinga
Working for God and Sustainability: Tales from Two Continents | Dr. Joanne Moyer
Astronomy and the Muse | Dr. Brian Martin

1 Life 5 Callings Lecture Series

Prayer: Controlling God? Honest with God? Unity with God? | Tim Wood & Witty Sandle
Gender and Sexuality: Disgust and the Ethics of Empathy | Dr. Heather Looy
Loving God with Our Whole Heart and the Surprising Lessons of Pornography | Dr. Neal DeRoo
Repentance, Reparations, Reconciliation: Some Thoughts on “Missions” after the TRC | Dr. William Van Arragon
Learning to Love What God Loves: Pandemic, Poverty, and Prophetic Justice | Rev. Jonathan Nicolai-deKoning

Fall 2020

Lessons on Justice from the Book of Romans |Dr. Douglas Harink
When Pandemic Meets Poverty | Roy Berkenbosch, Prof. Ida Mutoigo
John A's Severed Head and the Politics of Public Memory | Dr. Michael Demoor
Christian University Education in Times of Pandemic | Melanie Humphreys
Education for Complexity, Change, Uncertainty, and Resilience | Dr. Peter Mahaffy
Crisis Response and Competencies in a Troubled World | Dr. Glory Ovie
Why is Sex Such a Big (Moral) Deal? | Dr. Heather Looy
A Canadian Culture Born on Foreign Shores | Dr. Marco Katz

Spring 2020

Germs of Change: How Disease Reshapes Society | Dr. Caroline Lieffers
Coronavirus and Mental Illness: A Reflection on the Stigmata of the Earth | Dr. Chris Peet