Stan Harstine, Ph.D.

Practical Gospel of John Resources

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Professional Meetings

"The Rhetorical Role of 1 John 5:9–12 when Viewed Through Johannine Repetition." 2023 International Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Pretoria, South Africa, July 7, 2023.

“To Receive and Believe the Words of Jesus: Repetition as a Model for Understanding Johannine Spirituality.” 2022 International Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Salzburg, Austria, July 18, 2022.

“Drawing Water from the Well: One Perspective on Charles H. Talbert’s Contribution to New Testament Scholarship.” NABPR Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, May 24, 2022.

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Prompting Cognitive Growth in Undergraduate Students for Discussing the Bible." Teaching Biblical Studies in an Undergraduate Liberal Arts Context. 2020 Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Boston, MA (virtual), November 30, 2020.

“Rethinking the Johannine Pentecost: An Investigation into UC Von Wahlde’s Counter Claim.” 2018 International Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Helsinki, Finland, July 31, 2018.

“The Importance of John 1:1-18 (the Prologue) to the Gospel of John.” Biblijski Institut, Zagreb, Croatia, July 17-18, 2018.

“Scripture as Staple: Nourishment for a Lifetime of Transformation with Jesus.” Intensive Workshop for The Apprentice Gathering, Wichita, Kansas, September 2016.

“The Question of the Prologue’s Unity and Integrity: Historical Arguments and a New Approach.” 2014 International Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Vienna, Austria, July 9, 2014.

“Standing in Grace: Romans 5.” Workshop at Grace, Grace, & More Grace Conference, The Apprentice Institute, Friends University, September 29, 2012.

"Blueprint for Formation: Bible Building Blocks." Workshop at Formation in Christlikeness Conference, The Apprentice Institute, Friends University, September 24, 2011.

“A Helical Reading of the Fourth Gospel: A Prelude to the Prologue?” The Southwest Commission on Religious Studies Meeting, Dallas, TX, March 2010.

“To What End, Methodology?” Special meeting of the John, Jesus, and History Group with the Johannine Literature Section, 2007 Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, San Diego, CA, November 19, 2007.

“Challenges to Teaching Biblical Literature as a General Education Requirement.” Teaching Biblical Literature in an Undergraduate Liberal Arts Context Consultation, 2006 Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Washington, D.C., November 18, 2006.

“’Un-Doubting Thomas’: Recognition Scenes in the Ancient World.” Johannine Literature Section, 2004 Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, San Antonio, Texas, November 22, 2004.

“Mysticism in the Fourth Gospel: An Evaluation of Research and Its Implications.” Johannine Literature Section, 2002 Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Toronto, Canada, November 26, 2002.

“Unearthing Homo Fictus: Can the Dead Live Again in the Text?” The Southwest Commission on Religious Studies Meeting, Dallas, TX, March 2000.

Videos

Workshops
“Standing in Grace: Romans 5.” Workshop at Grace, Grace, & More Grace Conference, The Apprentice Institute.

"God, The Bible, and You." Workshop at Kansas-Nebraska Christian Challenge Fall Conference.

“The Importance of John 1:1-18 (the Prologue) to the Gospel of John.” Presented at the Biblijski Institut, in Zagreb, Croatia.

Lectures

Gospel of John class, YouTube channel

Lectures on Paul's Letter to the Romans

Audio Recordings of Classroom Lectures

Transcribed Lecture
Introductory Materials

Transcribed Lecture
Romans 1:1-17

Transcribed Lecture
Romans 3:21-31

Transcribed Lecture Romans 4:25-5:11

Transcribed Lecture Romans 8:4-39

Recent Messages

Deuteronomy
The People of God Worship, Deuteronomy 16:1-17 (Streaming Video start at 23:00)
Job
On What Does Your Righteousness Stand, Job 31 (Streaming Video start at 17:15)
How Great is Your God?
Job 38–41 (Streaming Video start at 24:40)
Psalms
Addressing God by Name, Psalm 1 (Streaming Video start at 30:00)
The Simplicity of the Gospel,
Psalm 146 (Streaming Video start at 30:30)
Romans
Sharing the Gospel, Romans 1:1-7
Our Reason to Hope,
Romans 5:1-5 (Streaming Video)
Life in the Spirit: An All–Consuming Life,
Romans 8:1-11 (Streaming Video start at 17:45)
Other Pauline Writings
Confronting Libertinism,
Galatians 5:13-18 (Streaming Video)
Speak The Truth in Love,
Ephesians 4
From Grumbling to Gratitude,
Philippians 2:12-16 (Video)
What Journey are you on?,
Philippians 3:7-16 (Streaming Video start at 08:30)
How to Avoid Becoming a Whitewashed Tomb,
Colossians 3:1-7 (Streaming Video)
Living According to God's Identity
Ephesians 2 (Streaming Video start at 26:30)

Training
Three Lessons on Hermeneutics,
Training Day

Messages on John

Gospel of John
Jesus: The Lamb of God,
John 1:29-37
A Glimpse Behind the Veil
John 2 (Streaming Video start at 20:55)
From Hatred to Hope,
John 4:7-30 (Streaming Video start at 28:00)
Reaping and Sowing,
John 4:35-36
On New Beginnings,
John 5:1-15 (Streaming Video start at 39:05)
On Facing New Opportunities,
John 5:1-15 (YouTube Video starts at 30:30)
The Power of People Watching,
John 6:1-15 (Streaming Video start at 21:10)
Are You Blind?
John 9:39-41
The Cost of Following Jesus
John 11 (Streaming Video start at 20:25)
Being Asked to Believe the Unbelievable,
John 20:24-31

Four Week Series on the Gospel of John
1 John
A Life Truly Changed by God's Love
1 John 4:7–21 (Streaming Video start at 20:15 )
What is Eternal Life?
1 John 1:1-4


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