Past Spiritual Emphasis Weeks

Spiritual Emphasis Week 2018 "God Is ______"

Isaiah 40:28

Jen Wilkin (author of “None Like Him”)
Marty Goetz (songwriter and Messianic believer)
Tedashii (Christian hip-hop artist)
The Crevier Family (Champions Forever Ministries)
Steven Curtis Chapman (music artist)

Spiritual Emphasis Week 2017 "Found"

Luke 15:10

Jim Warner Wallace (former atheist)
Barnabas Piper (former skeptic)
Angad Madra (former Sikh)
Darryl Strawberry (MLB legend and recovering addict)
Sarah Samuel (former Hindu)

Spiritual Emphasis Week 2016 "Ordinary"

Colossians 3:23

Bill Lee (owner of Lee Company)

Antoinette Tuff (hero in Georgia school shooting)

Gina Butler (founder of Gigi's Cupcakes)

Mrs. Phyliss Masters (mother of Curt Masters)

Outcast BMX (BMX Stunt Riders with a passion for Christ)


Spiritual Emphasis Week 2015 "Pretend"

2 Corinthians 4:18

Representatives from Axis Ministry, Colorado Springs, CO

Audio recordings from the week.


Spiritual Emphasis Week 2014 "Not A Fan"

John 6:66-69

Intro Audio by Rian Berger

Intro Video with Cody White

Kyle Idelman (author of Not a Fan)

Sergio Cariello (illustrator of The Action Bible) ( video with Maren Kreid '14)

Voddie Baucham (Pastor of Grace Family Baptist Church) ( video with Maycie McKay '15)

Tom Burgoyne (the "Phillie Phanatic") ( video with Jacob Cretin '15)

Mike Flynt (author of The Senior)



Spiritual Emphasis Week 2013 "I Can't Do It, He Can"

John 15:5/Philippians 4:13

Charlie Ward (Heisman Trophy winner and NBA superstar)

Nik Wallenda ("King" of the high wire)

Don Van Ryn (father of Taylor University student involved in mistaken identity accident)

Jon Acuff (author of Stuff Christians Like)?

Ashley Smith (hostage held by Atlanta courtroom killer)?

Spiritual Emphasis Week 2012 "WAR"

Our Struggle Is Not Against Flesh and Blood (Ephesians 6:10-17)

Click on the day to see video and hear audio from our sessions.

Monday - Prepare

Tuesday - Be Wise

Wednesday - Enlist Support

Thursday - Focus

Friday - Remember Your Mission

(Download a pdf of the week's schedule here)


Spiritual Emphasis Week 2011 "Fear Not"

Hear audio and see photos from SEW 2011 here

Amiya Alexander (founder of mobile dance studio)

Rudy Ruettiger ("Rudy" from Notre Dame)

A.C. Green (former LA Laker)

Stephen Bredfeldt (former professional poker player)?

Phil Vischer (founder of Veggie Tales)?

Spiritual Emphasis Week 2010 "God Is Great"

Candice Ashburn (widow)

?Sean Tuohy (subject of The Blind Side) ?

Zac Sunderland (teen explorer)?

Dan Breeding (animal trainer)?

Harris III (illusionist)

Spiritual Emphasis Week 2009 "Why You Can't Be Anything You Want To Be"

Seth Franco (former Harlem Globetrotter)

Ginny Owens (Dove Award winning artist)

Joe Castillo (sand artist)

Michael Franzese (author of Quitting the Mob)

Spiritual Emphasis Week 2008- "Got Joy?"

Cece Winans (Dove Award winning artist)

Alan Williams (author of Walk-On)

Ray Mullican (BA business manager)

Gracia Burnham (author of In the Presence of My Enemies)

Spiritual Emphasis Week 2007- "Fools for Christ"

Karl Nielsen (missionary)

Kevin Mawae (Tennessee Titan)

Tina Marie (public speaker)

Ali Tanner (alumni)

Spiritual Emphasis Week 2006- "Whatever"

Stu Grimson (former NHL player)

Karen Berger (babysitter)

Brad Stine (stand-up comedian)

Dave Ramsey (radio/TV personality)