Dr. Josh Straub challenges us to examine our lives for idolatry towards our technology and cell phones. He discusses the importance of not “missing out” because we were too distracted by what is going on on social media. Humanity craves connection and stillness, something that we will not find from our cell phones.
Dr. Roger Parrott starts chapel by discussing his desire to start a better conversation about mental health. Dr. Brad Smith discusses depression, its symptoms, those affected by it, and what can be done about it. He also announces Belhaven United, a group devoted to the education and support of students at Belhaven in regards to mental health. Dr. Randy Smith shares his own story of mental health and what he has learned about himself and mental illness. Ms. Christa Williams, the campus counselor, shares what she does and what is available at Belhaven for those that need help.
Anthony O’Neal discusses the importance of having goals and not coasting through life. He also discusses the importance of listening to and obeying god in all that you do.
“Don’t let your comfort zone become your kill zone.”
Mr. Ken Coleman, a successful author and podcast host, shares his journey and how he found God’s calling in his life. He discusses the importance of being obedient and patient when it comes to God’s plan.
Dr. Parrott examines the Christian life and the grace and practice needed to live your life as Jesus did. There is grace when we fail, and victory and strength when we succeed.
In the first chapel of the semester, Dr. Parrott discusses fresh starts and the courage needed to pursue them. He examines three different biblical figures and how they relate to our lives today.
The Fine Arts Chapel is a chapel period devoted to showcasing the arts produced this year at Belhaven University. It is a time of worship, to glorify God in every one of the arts.
Reverend Seth Starkey looks at Isaiah 61 and how it points to Jesus and what Jesus has done for us. Isaiah 61 is a message of hope, of conviction, but ultimately it captures the essence of the Gospel.
Dr. John Estes explores the Kingdom of Heaven, and how one successfully reflects God’s Kingdom.
Dr. Parrott speaks on the power of love and how love has been used by Dr. Billy Kim in South Korea in his ministry. Dr. Parrott explores how God uses a small act of total love and sacrifice to the glory of His kingdom.
“So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.”
1 Corinthians 13:13