80: Alumni Spotlight - Legacy

Dr. Dan Peterson is joined by Les Newsom, ECS Class of 1986. Les is the Reformed University Fellowship (RUF) Mid-South Area Coordinator and will be Lead Pastor of Christ Presbyterian Church of Oxford. Listen as they discuss ECS, discipleship, and ministry.

79: Top Scholars

Dr. Dan Peterson is joined by some of the top scholars of the ECS Class of 2018. Listen as he speaks with Virginia Stanley, Ali Romines, Will Nearn, Haddy Betapudi, and Ashlynn Thetford about their time at ECS, where they are headed next, and how ECS prepared them.

78: Alumni Spotlight - Brent Rooker

Dr. Dan Peterson is joined by Brent Rooker, one of the most decorated athletes to graduate from ECS. Listen as he and Dr. Peterson discuss his experience playing baseball at both ECS and Mississippi State, his being drafted to play for Minnesota Twins, and more.

77: Batter Up!

Dr. Dan Peterson is joined by ECS Head Baseball Coach Duke Williams, along with two players, Colin Jones and Evan Crenshaw. Listen as they discuss baseball at ECS, what it means to be a student athlete, and more.

74: Culture Building

Dr. Dan Peterson is joined by the Head of Middle School, Ben Burgess. Listen as they discuss his core convictions as an educational leader, culture building in a school setting, and his role at ECS.  

73: Thoroughly Modern Millie

Dr. Dan Peterson is joined by the director and cast of the next ECS play, Thoroughly Modern Millie. Listen as they discuss the show, as well as why drama is an important part of ECS and what they have all learned during their time in the theatre department.

Come see Thoroughly Modern Millie Feb 22, 23, and 24 and March 1, 2, and 3.

Tickets can be purchased at www.ecseagles.com.

Director: Rene Cave, ECS Director of Drama

Cast: Andrew Johnson, Amelia Beckham, Ellie Kate Forrester, Laura Beth Baker, Allie McDaniel

71: The Man, the Myth, the Legend

Dr. Dan Peterson is joined by ECS Head Basketball Coach Terry Tippett. Coach Tippett just recently won his 900th game as a head coach. Listen as he and Dr. Peterson discuss his storied history as a basketball coach, his time at ECS, and what's next for him.

70: Vision 20|20

Dr. Dan Peterson is joined by Wes Bowen to discuss Vision 20|20. Wes is an ECS parent, is on the Board of Trustees, and is the chair of the Vision 20|20 task force. Listen as they discuss the vision for ECS.

67: The Community of Motherhood

Dr. Dan Peterson is joined by Kathryn Naifeh. Kathryn is an ECS mother who believes in the power of prayer and discipleship. Listen as she tells of the groups in and around the ECS community that she has lead through discipleship and prayer.

66: The Birds and the Bees

Dr. Dan Peterson is joined by Dr. Andrew Nearn and Dr. Jake Vargo to discuss when and how to talk to your kids about sex.

* A warning to our listeners that today's conversation will involve some terms and discussion regarding sex that an audience younger than 13 do not necessarily need to hear.

65: Equipping Parents (Part 2)

Dr. Dan Peterson is joined by Logan Floyd and Courtney Maloney for Part 2 of their discussion equipping parents. Listen as they continue to discuss important topics facing teens today and how parents can be best equipped to tackle these issues.

64: Equipping Parents (Part 1)

Dr. Dan Peterson is joined by Logan Floyd and Courtney Maloney. Logan and Courtney work at Axis where their mission is to empower the next generation to think clearly and critically about what they believe and to take ownership of their faith. Listen as they discuss important topics facing teens today and how parents can be best equipped tackle these issues.

www.axis.org/ct

62: Reformation Day

Dr. Dan Peterson is joined by Jenny Shorten (ECS Director of Enrichment and Electives, Department Chair of History, and AP European History teacher) to discuss the upcoming 500 year anniversary of the beginning of the Reformation. ECS is going to be honoring this special date with a celebration at the Shelby Farms campus on Tuesday, October 31. 

61: Week of Giving

Dr. Dan Peterson and Sam Kelly, ECS Director of Advancement, discuss the Week of Giving initiative as part of the ECS Annual Fund. Listen as they discuss how the gift you give is making a difference at ECS and can continue to advance the school's mission.