Chapels feature 'Radical Commitment' series, range of speakers

Chapels feature 'Radical Commitment' series, range of speakers

"Radical Commitment: Giving Your Heart Fully to God" is the focus of BBC&S President Jim Jeffery's 2011-2012 college chapel series.

The messages, offered by President Jeffery on most Mondays at 10 a.m., builds from last year's study of the life of David, a man after God's own heart who provides an example of a life lived in radical commitment. BBC&S

Many other dynamic speakers, include alumni, pastors, counselors, and faculty members, are scheduled for other chapels. These include counseling author and alumnus Dr. Stephen Viars, Parker Hill Community Church pastor and alumnus Mark Stuenzi, BBC Professor Dr. Tom Cragoe, and youth ministry veteran and alumnus Ken Rudolph.

Daily chapels are a unique and essential part of the BBC&S experience. Seminary sessions are set at 9 a.m., and college programs begin at 10 a.m. in the Phelps Student Center. Students, faculty and staff gather for a time of worship through music and preaching.

Chapel audio is available online at College and Seminary messages are posted weekly, and past messages and special series are also available.

Watch a video on the role of chapel here.

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Serving as president since 2001, President Jeffery was a pastor for 26 years prior to returning to BBC, where he earned his undergraduate degree in 1979. His weekly teaching during morning chapel time is challenging and influential for faculty, students, and staff.

His messages are also featured on a weekly radio program, "A Word from the Summit." The program airs each Sunday at 1:30 p.m. on WPEL-FM in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Messages are also online at

The fall Bible Conference, focusing on The Sermon on the Mount, will include special messages from Dr. Stephen Davey, Dr. Donald Shirk, and BBC&S Vice President and Provost Dr. Jim Lytle.

Learn more about the Bible Conference here.

Baptist Bible College & Seminary offers an outstanding Christian education through on-campus, online, and other distance learning options. Students go beyond the ordinary, learning to learn and serve with excellence as they gain critical leadership and life skills.

To learn more, go to or call 570.586.2400.

Posted on: 8/26/2011 12:12:05 PM

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