Chancellor’s Lecture Series: The Theology of the Beatles

April 17, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Colorado Christian University
Anschutz Great Hall
8787 W. Alameda Ave.,
Lakewood, CO 80226
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Did the Beatles have a debt to Christianity?

The Beatles are generally considered the most influential and best-selling band of all time. They played a key role in the cultural revolution n the 1960s. Did they have a debt to Christianity? What was their theological impact?

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Dr. Biff Gore, CCU Board of Trustee

Dr. Biff Gore is the associate pastor of worship and congregational care at Highline Community Church in Centennial, Colorado, and also serves as president of Colorado Right to Life

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Dr. Donald W. Sweeting, CCU Chancellor

After serving as Colorado Christian University president from 2016-2022, Dr. Donald Sweeting was appointed by the Board of Trustees as Chancellor of the University. As chancellor, Dr. Sweeting is responsible for amplifying the University's educational mission, convictions, and strategic priorities inside and outside CCU. He is the University's first chancellor, following in the footsteps of Dr. David Beckman, who was chancellor of CCU's heritage school Colorado Christian College.

Before coming to CCU, Dr. Sweeting served as the president of Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando from 2010-2016. As an ordained minister in the Evangelical Presbyterian Church (EPC), Sweeting served as senior pastor of Cherry Creek Presbyterian Church in Greenwood Village, a Denver suburb, for 12 years and for 11 years as the founding pastor of Chain of Lakes Community Bible Church in northern Illinois. Sweeting also served as an assistant to Chuck Colson with Prison Fellowship in Washington, D.C.

Sweeting studied Bible and Theology at Moody Bible Institute, earned his B.A. degree in History from Lawrence University, a B.A./M.A. degree from Oxford University in England, and his Ph.D. in Historical Theology from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He also speaks and preaches around the country and has published numerous articles for well-known magazines and scholarly journals. He has co-authored several books, including How to Finish the Christian Life: Following Jesus in the Second Half of Life.

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