Cairn Commons Podcast

Cairn Commons Podcast

Cairn Commons is a biblically minded podcast highlighting the people, conversations, and ethos of Cairn University.

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Everyone Is Called (with Kevin King ’90)

“Whether we call it missions or not, we need everybody to view their vocation as their calling for ministry. We’re called to reach our neighbors and community, and to have a ministry mindset. And in terms of global missions, we need to understand that there are unreached people groups out there.”

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Cairn 10: Do We Really Need Gym Class? (with Nancy Halliday ’73)

Dr. Nancy Halliday ’73 joins the podcast to speak to the true purpose of physical education. Nancy was an associate professor at Hofstra University, interim dean of the School of Education, and chair of the Health Studies and Kinesiology department after 17 years as associate professor and chair of the PE Department at Kings College. A published scholar, veteran educator, and Christian Camp director, Nancy shares a new and data-driven perspective, including how Christian camps got it right first, the role of one’s actual potential in physical education, and changes in overall education in her experience.

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Cairn 10: 2020 Financial Tune-up (with Keith Johnson)

Retired Assistant Professor Gail Benchener shares her thoughts on her seventeen-years in the School of Business, changes in business, and how she talked with her recent students about being “Agile, Not Fragile” during COVID-19. Gail makes a book recommendation, and shares some final words of wisdom.

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Cairn 10: Agile, Not Fragile (with Gail Benchener)

Retired Assistant Professor Gail Benchener shares her thoughts on her seventeen-years in the School of Business, changes in business, and how she talked with her recent students about being “Agile, Not Fragile” during COVID-19. Gail makes a book recommendation, and shares some final words of wisdom.

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