More Resources for a Deeply Formed Spiritual Life

Nikole Lim

Hope on the Other Side, with Nikole Lim

Nikole Lim, founder of Freely in Hope, shares stories of healing and redemption she has witnessed through her work with survivors of sexual violence.

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Revitalizing the Neighborhood, with Chris Lambert

Chris Lambert, CEO of Life Remodeled, partners with neighbors to help Detroit communities thrive.

Mass Incarceration

An Evangelistic Response to Mass Incarceration

Jarret Keith talks about God’s call to bring equity, freedom, and joy to our incarcerated and formerly incarcerated neighbors.

Mass Incarceration

A Restorative Response to Mass Incarceration

Linda Barkman reflects on her years of ministry while in prison and on the ways the church must help in the healing of returning citizens.

Mass Incarceration

An Advocative Response to Mass Incarceration

Sithy Bin shares about his experience of reentry and about the need for increased support and advocacy for returning citizens.


Q&A | Robert Emmons, Pamela Ebstyne King, and Hannah Che

Robert Emmons, Pamela Ebstyne King, and Hannah Che discuss gratitude as it relates to love, humility, and justice, in a Q&A moderated by Brad D. Strawn.

Wilmer Villacorta

Response | Wilmer Villacorta on Divine Justice and our Common Home

Wilmer G. Villacorta meditates on how we have come to objectify others and how gratitude can be a step toward witnessing God’s shalom and justice in creation.

Robert Emmons

The Science and Spirit of Gratefulness

Robert Emmons, alongside Fuller scholars and practitioners, delves into the science of gratitude and the ways it shapes our relationship with one another, with God, and with the wider natural world.

Jim Wallis

Faith and Justice, with Jim Wallis

Jim Wallis shares about his journey of following Jesus and discusses the sin of voter suppression, racism as idolatry, and the ways our theology should recalibrate our sociology.

Fuller Studio plus

Accountability and Grace, Justice and Mercy

Alexis Abernethy, Fuller’s chief academic officer, considers how the redemptive work of Christ—which we are meant to be part of—involves both accountability and grace.

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Accountability and Grace, Justice and Mercy

Alexis Abernethy, Fuller’s chief academic officer, considers how the redemptive work of Christ—which we are meant to be part of—involves both accountability and grace.

Reggie Williams

Reggie Williams on Being Black and Christian


Reggie Williams, associate professor of Christian ethics at McCormick Theological Seminary, discusses what it means to be a Black Christian in the US—the dynamics of representation and the intervening nature of Black aesthetics.

Samuel Casey

Samuel J. Casey on Prophetic Engagement


Samuel J. Casey, pastor of New Life Christian Church and executive director of Congregations Organized for Prophetic Engagement, speaks about faith-based community organizing, the importance of civic engagement, and the connection between worship and justice.

jeanelle Austin

Jeanelle Austin on Protest


Jeanelle Austin, founder of the Racial Agency Initiative, speaks about racial justice and faithfulness as she shares her experience of community organizing and protesting in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd.

Delonte Gholston

Delonte Gholston on Being Present


Delonte Gholston, senior pastor of Peace Fellowship Church, reflects on the depth of violence and trauma in our communities, while emphasizing the healing power of ministries of presence.

theology and protest

Theology and Protest

Fuller’s William E. Pannell Center for African American Church Studies held its 2020 Summer Seminar Series on “Theology and Protest.” African American leaders in the church, the community, and academia, in conversation with Dwight Radcliff, academic dean for the Pannell Center, discussed their work of activism and advocacy toward justice, as well as the theologies that drive protest.

Fuller Forum Breakout Sessions

Breakout Sessions

Various scholars lead breakout sessions during the 2015 Fuller Forum.

Walter Brueggemann

Walter Brueggemann on Justice from Below

Walter Brueggemann presents the idea of two kinds of justices—predatory justice from above and transformative justice from below—and contended that the Bible depicts a contestation between both.

Michael McBride

Michael McBride on Racial Justice

Michael McBride, pastor of The Way Christian Center, talks about the role the church has to advocate for and participate in movements of racial justice, particularly by redeeming broken systems.

Walter Brueggemann

Justice, Grace, and Law in the Mission of God

The 2015 Fuller Forum explored the themes of justice, grace, and law and how each shapes our understanding of the church’s relationship with God and the church’s ministry in the world. Joined by Fuller scholars and other guests, renowned Old Testament scholar Walter Brueggemann, featured as the conference’s keynote speaker.

Bethany Hoang Kristen Johnson

Bethany Hanke Hoang and Kristen Deede Johnson on Justice


Bethany Hanke Hoang and Kristen Deede Johnson, coauthors of The Justice Calling: Where Passion Meets Perseverance, talk about living a sustainable life of working toward justice over the long term.