Torch, Spring-Summer 1999

Kay Coles James Presents Staley Lectures Kay Coles James, dean of the Robertson School of Government at Regent University, presented the annual Staley Lectures Jan. 19-21. James' lectures were on the theme Christians in the Public Arena and were titled Transfonning Myself, Transfonning My Community, and Transfonning America. In addition to her formal presentations during the chapel hour, James interacted with students in class, encouraging their awareness of and intentional engagement in the culture wars currently being fought in society. Winter Enrichment Conference Led by John MacArthur 14 Torch .John MacArthur, president of the Master' s College and Seminary and senior pastor of Grace Community Church, Sun Valley, California, spoke at Cedarville' s Winter Enrichment Conference Jan. 13-14. Although his visit was cut short by his mother' s unexpected death, MacArthur delivered the chapel messages Be Strong in Our Declining Society and What is the Gospel? in addition to his Wednesday evening service The Love of Truth and the Hatred of Lying. MacArthur, host of the internationally-broadcast radio program Grace to You , also offered a special lecture and question and answer time for local pastors at Cedarville College' s annual Pastors Day. Former Pro Baseball Player Speaks at Chapel A dre Thornton, former Cleveland Indians baseball player and president of his own management and consulting firm, was a guest chapel speaker for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. His message title was Let us Rebuild the Wall Together.