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2016 LJC Institute Graduation Dinner Features Distinguished Christian Bioethicist

2016 LJC Institute Graduation Dinner Features Distinguished Christian Bioethicist

On May 27, 2016, a near-record 110 people attended an uplifting Law, Justice, and Culture Institute graduation dinner at Olivet Nazarene University which featured inspiring testimonials from three Law, Justice, and Culture Institute graduates — Johnathan Whiddon, of Texas A&M University; James Selvey, of the College of DuPage; and Travis Smith, an alumnus of Olivet Nazarene University. The...

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Inspiring Virtuous Leadership in 2016: Center Sponsors Thirteenth Institute

Inspiring Virtuous Leadership in 2016: Center Sponsors Thirteenth Institute

Seventeen talented students, representing seven institutions and two ministries, gathered at Olivet Nazarene University (ONU) for two weeks in May for the Center’s thirteenth Law, Justice, and Culture Institute, the fourth hosted at ONU.  The institutions represented included four new schools – Cedarville University, College of DuPage, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, and the University of...

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Dr. Susan Emmerich Inspires Biblical Stewardship at 2016 Creation Care Practicum

Dr. Susan Emmerich Inspires Biblical Stewardship at 2016 Creation Care Practicum

A generous grant from the Hoghton Family Charitable Trust enabled Dr. Susan Emmerich to conduct the Creation Care Practicum on May 14 in conjunction with the 2016 Law, Justice, and Culture Institute. The unique one-day course gave students a biblical view of stewardship as it relates to God’s created order. This pioneering faith-based approach to creation care is documented in the Center’s...

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Center-Sponsored Mock Trial Team Recognized in Special Ceremony

Center-Sponsored Mock Trial Team Recognized in Special Ceremony

During a special ceremony held at Olivet Nazarene University on April 21, the Center-sponsored Olivet mock trial team, known as the ONU Trial Tigers, were recognized for being Olivet’s inaugural mock trial team. Team captain, Sophomore Chesley Rowlett, surprised each member with individual plaques, plus one large plaque commemorating the ONU Trial Tigers’ founding team members of 2015-16....

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Center Welcomes First Asian Judge of Kansas

Center Welcomes First Asian Judge of Kansas

On Saturday, April 2, the Center co-sponsored a prominent Christian judge as the keynote speaker of the 23rd Annual Community Prayer Breakfast. The prayer breakfast was held in Chalfant Hall on the campus of Olivet Nazarene University and attracted around 150 attendees, including many leaders in the surrounding communities of Bourbonnais, Bradley, and Kankakee. Judge Tommy B. Webb’s compelling...

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Center-Sponsored First Mock Trial Team Receives “Spirit Award” Honorable Mention

Center-Sponsored First Mock Trial Team Receives “Spirit Award” Honorable Mention

On Friday, February 19, 2016, nine Olivet Nazarene University students traveled to Joliet, IL to participate in a two-day regional mock trial competition of the American Mock Trial Association (AMTA). Olivet’s mock trial team – known as the ONU Trial Tigers – was comprised, mainly, of History and Political Science majors and Legal Studies minors, some of whom are also members of the Law...

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