Corban Talks



Corban University is a gospel-driven community of scholars and leaders who seek to bring a biblical perspective to all areas of study and practice. We offer deep scriptural rooting to students while training them for any of a wide variety of professionsfrom education to business and from counseling to political science. We believe the best way to make a difference in the world is to send biblically and theologically grounded graduates into a wide variety of fields.


  • "Keep Showing Up for Breakfast"

    09/03/2020 Duração: 22min

    Dr. Hills has been bringing the written word alive for Corban students for more than 45 years. He teaches a variety of courses, including College Writing, Western Mythology, Literature of Love, and Creative Non-Fiction. Come hear what God has taught him about perseverance in the journey of faith

  • "Death by Distraction, Flourishing by Focus"

    06/03/2020 Duração: 31min

    Ben Pearson serves as the Associate Dean of Community Engagement. Along with facilitating the chapel program, he also oversees many of the student programs offered at Corban. Pearson will explore the implications of Lent through reflections, stories and examining the words of Jesus on fasting found in Matthew 6. Come hear how Lent might offer you the opportunity to deepen your gratitude, repent, and rejoice in God's grace.

  • SGA Chapel - Athletics

    04/03/2020 Duração: 34min

    A panel of 6 notable student athletes will discuss the challenges and benefits of their roles as athletes on a Christian campus. They will be reflecting on their personal experiences and perspectives, with the intention of creating opportunities for understanding, reconciliation and community building.

  • "Very Good"

    02/03/2020 Duração: 37min

    Men and women were both created in God's image and He said it was "Very good!" Throughout history, however, there have been many different ideas, expectations and religious practices for the roles of men and women in the family, the church and in society. Together we will look at the spectrum of these beliefs and consider how to live into God's very good design for men and women. Jennifer Roth has been part of the pastoral staff at Salem Alliance Church for 8 years. As a communicator, Jennifer has been speaking to various Christ-centered communities for over 15 years. Jennifer is a native Oregonian who lives near Silverton with her husband of 21 years, Jeff, two of their three children, and their adorable dog, Lucy

  • "Mercy over judgement"(James 2:1-13)

    24/02/2020 Duração: 29min

    John and his wife Betsey both graduated from Corban. Betsey was on staff at Corban as the Resident Director of Aagard. They have been married for 11 years and have two wonderful boys. John spent 12 years as a pastor at First Baptist Church of Eugene. This past June he joined the staff at Morning Star Community Church. John loves Jesus, his family, the Oregon Ducks, and the Corban Warriors.

  • "Remember those in prison"

    21/02/2020 Duração: 31min

    Dr. Amit Bhatia comes to Corban University from Trinity International University in Deerfield, IL, where he previously taught courses in the Christian Ministries department as well as in the undergraduate degree program at Waupun Correctional Institution, a maximum-security prison in Waupun, WI. As a Christian from a Hindu background, Dr. Bhatia has also served as a pastor in several different multi-ethnic congregations. His cross-cultural experiences equip him well to work with inmates from all backgrounds. Dr. Bhatia is the author of Engaging Muslims & Islam: Lessons for 21st-Century American Evangelicals (Urban Loft Publishers).

  • Tabernaculo de Salem

    19/02/2020 Duração: 32min

    Jerry Miranda is the Senior Pastor at Tabernaculo de Salem, a bilingual (Spanish and English) church in Salem. Pastor Jerry's congregation ministers to inmates in Salem and their families. Come learn about the redemptive and restorative Kingdom work happening in Salem. AND Matt Maceira Be Bold Street Ministries Matt Maceira was rescued out of a dark lifestyle of crime and drug abuse. He now leads a ministry called “Be Bold Street Ministries” that aims to love people and spread the gospel of Jesus to the streets of Salem and around the world. Maceira is passionate about sharing the restorative and transformative power of God and reaching "the least of these" with the gospel. Come hear Matt's story and learn more about how you can make a difference in Salem.

  • "Mine to Give" Song of Songs 8:12

    14/02/2020 Duração: 37min

    Dr. Trammell is an English/Communication professor and a Worship and Family Pastor at nearby Valley Baptist Church. He has co-authored 5 books and published over 100 stories, essays and devotionals. He is married to his best friend, Linda, and, together they have three sons and daughters-in-law and four grandchildren. Marty and Linda perform pre-engagement and pre-marital counseling for Corban couples and lead workshops and couples conferences. His new book, Love Lock: Creating lasting connection with the one you love encourages couples to connect more deeply with each other and with the author of Love.

  • "Why Does God Allow Pain & Suffering?"

    11/02/2020 Duração: 23min

    Pastor Wilfred is a pastor at Mercy Church, a church plant of The Worship House, and the executive director of Mercy Child Care. With enthusiasm, he serves young children and vulnerable people living in poverty. He works to rehabilitate and empower people as they come off the streets and into a life strengthened by God's mercy. Come hear Pastor Wilfred's story and learn about the work of Mercy Child in Uganda..

  • "Resentment: How To Let It Go"

    09/02/2020 Duração: 33min

    Dr. Kersey teaches biblical literature, theology, and apologetics at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He has been teaching theology-related classes at Corban since 2002. One of the reasons Dr. Kersey loves teaching at Corban is because of the students who "continue to amaze [him] with their curiosity, creativity, and desire to make the world a better place.”

  • "Imago Dei"

    07/02/2020 Duração: 29min

    Fischer Stewart graduated from Corban in the spring of 2017 as a ministry major. He currently serves as a director for Capernaum Young Life in Lakewood, Washington. Young Life Capernaum gives young people with intellectual and developmental disabilities the chance to experience fun and adventure, to develop fulfilling friendships and to challenge their limits while building self-esteem through club, camp and other exciting activities.

  • Student Government Association Election Chapel

    05/02/2020 Duração: 16min

    Come hear from aspiring student government presidents as they cast their vision for next year. The election chapel will inform you of the candidate's goals before you vote to decide who will be next year's Student Government Association president and executive vice president. We will spend some time in worship and prayer before we hear from the candidates. Voting opportunities will be communicated after chapel.

  • "What If I Run into a Demon?"

    03/02/2020 Duração: 33min

    Dr. Gerry Breshears is a Professor of Theology at Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Breshears is passionate about the transforming power of the gospel, as it "brings freedom from guilt, shame, fear, and defilement before God." He has taught at numerous Bible colleges and seminaries around the world, in countries such as Lebanon, Ukraine, Netherlands, Taiwan, Poland, Canada, and the Philippines.

  • Women of Grit Conference

    31/01/2020 Duração: 27min

    Corban welcomes back Michelle Schubert Claussen as the 2020 Women of Grit conference speaker. Michelle works with Pioneer Bible Translators. She is also known for her role on the television show "Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X." Her chapel message will encourage the community to live in the strength and confidence that comes from our identity in Christ.

  • Human Trafficking Awareness

    27/01/2020 Duração: 27min

    Jordie Beuch serves as the Advocacy and Mobilization Coordinator at International Justice Mission (IJM). Every day, countless people are trafficked into slavery, as slave owners make a profit off their vulnerability. IJM is a global Christian organization with an aim to end trafficking. IJM helps rescue and restore victims, brings criminals to justice, and works to strengthen justice systems.

  • 2020 - 01 - 24 Dr Tim Anderson

    24/01/2020 Duração: 31min

    Dr. Anderson has taught theology at Corban for 30 years. He also works with the Corban School of Ministry’s ongoing pastoral training ministry in Cameroon, West Africa, and co-leads study tours to Israel and Egypt with Dr. Greg Trull. He has had articles published in The Journal of Spiritual Formation and Soul Care, and has been involved at various levels with the Evangelical Theological Society. He recently published the book What the Bible Says about

  • "The Environment, the Tragic, and the Sufficiency of the Redeemer"

    22/01/2020 Duração: 29min

    Dr. Noah Toly is Director of the Center for Urban Engagement and Professor of Urban Studies and Politics & International Relations. He also serves as Non-Resident Senior Fellow for Global Cities at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and teaches about cities and urbanism in the Free University of Berlin’s Center for Global Politics. Dr. Toly currently serves on the Steering Committee of the Thriving Cities Project, and is a frequent speaker on cities, urban life, and the environment.

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    17/01/2020 Duração: 31min

    Ronnie Brooks is a man of many hats. He currently serves as the pastor of To God Be the Glory Ministries, a local church, and is a beloved mentor to students and staff at McKay High School. Drawing on his many years of multicultural leadership experience, Pastor Brooks will help us reflect on Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy and spur us on towards gospel-centered living in a divided time.

  • Children Rescue Mission

    13/01/2020 Duração: 34min

    Gyan Pantha is the founder of the Children Rescue Mission. Today, the ministry supports hundreds of Nepalese across the country by educating children, providing meals, and transforming communities with building projects. Join Pantha in chapel to hear how his ministry addresses the injustice of human sex trafficking in Nepal.

  • "That's Quite an Epiphany"

    08/01/2020 Duração: 35min

    Ben Pearson serves as the Associate Dean of Community Engagement. Along with facilitating the chapel program, he also oversees many of the students programs offered at Corban. Pearson will revisit the direction of chapel for the year and explore how the visit of the Wise Men, found in Matthew 2:1-12, continues to be a reason for celebration today.

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