Will the Real Evangelicals Please Stand Up?

Dr. Jon Roebuck, Executive Director What it means to be an “evangelical” has certainly morphed over the past few years. When I was young, to be an evangelical was a good thing with a good identity throughout the world.  There was no baggage, no partisan politic, no bullying, and no anger.  To be an evangelical was …

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Podcast: Leadership Interview with Dr. David Gregory

This podcast, sponsored by Belmont University’s Institute for Innovative Faith-Based Leadership, features a leadership interview with Dr. David Gregory, Dean of Belmont’s School of Pharmacy.  In this episode, David discusses leadership from a faith perspective and what it takes to create a culture of ethics, authenticity, and professionalism. http://blogs.belmont.edu/ifbl/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/2018-03-07-11-11-27.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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The Long Arc of Racism

Dr. Jon R. Roebuck, Executive Director Let’s be honest, racism is alive and well in our nation.  And I’m not sure that recent events, political decisions, hate speeches, and angry tirades have made it any more so, they have just helped us all see the problem with fresh eyes.  I have to admit that it …

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The Elusive Christmas Spirit

Dr. Jon R Roebuck, Executive Director Most of us struggle to find it, to feel it, to know, to experience it… that special feeling of Christmas when there is a sense of joy in the air, peace in the heart, and benevolence in the wallet.  The Christmas Spirit is elusive in the midst of the …

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Podcast: A Story for Christmas – 2017

This podcast features an original Christmas story written by Dr. Jon Roebuck, entitled, “First Responders.”  The story, set in modern day Kentucky, attempts to remind listeners of the unique events surrounding the birth of Jesus, celebrated each Christmas.  Additional stories of Christmas can be found in Dr. Roebuck’s collection of Christmas stories, Christmas Then & …

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It’s the Guns, Stupid.

Dr. Jon R. Roebuck, Exec. Director If you think that after the tragic shooting in Texas this past Sunday that gun laws are going to change in America, think again.  They won’t.  Collectively we thought that after New Town, things would change.  They didn’t.  After the Pulse shooting in Orlando, people called for change.  Nothing …

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Conversations that Matter – A Leadership Interview with Cheyenne Corbine

This podcast on leadership features a voice from the millennial generation.  Cheyenne is a Senior at Belmont University, majoring in Christian Leadership.  Cheyenne offers some thoughts on leadership, critical issues, and the over-reach of smartphones in our everyday culture. http://blogs.belmont.edu/ifbl/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/2017-09-29-13-27-07.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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