SNU's Rothwell Lectures present - Special Lecturers 2007: Dr. Rick Ryding and Bonnie Ryding

Southern Nazarene University presents the 2007 Rothewell Lectures with special speakers – Dr. Rick Ryding and Bonnie Ryding. Lectures begin on Tuesday, February 28, 2007 and go through Thursday, March 1, 2007 in the Cantrell Music Hall on the campus of SNU located at 6729 Northwest 39th Expressway in Bethany, Oklahoma.

Rick and Bonnie Ryding are partners in ministry. They established Nazarene Bible School in Zambia, provided a new model for assessment, member care and team building for mission agencies, and developed a retreat ministry facility. They are currently collaborating on a project on spirituality and health.

Bonnie, a licensed therapist and ARNP, has worked as a nurse, counselor in private practice, and ministry development director. She currently manages the Employee Health unit of Providence Saint Peter Hospital in Olympia, Washington, and has a counseling practice at the Centralia, Washington Church of the Nazarene. Bonnie earned a BSN from Seattle Pacific University, an MSN from Vanderbilt University, and an MS in Counseling from the University of Dayton.

Rick has served four local churches, taught at Trevecca Nazarene University, Mount Vernon Nazarene University and Seattle Pacific University. He holds a BS from Seattle Pacific University, a M.Div. from Nazarene Theological Seminary, an MA from Wheaton College Graduate School, and an Ed.D. from Peabody College, Vanderbilt University. Rick is in his fourth year as the pastor of the Centralia, Washington Church of the Nazarene. Bonnie and Rick reside in Chehalis, Washington.

“Holiness and Healing: A Practical Spirituality of Holistic Health”

Tuesday, February 27, 11:45 a.m. (Cantrell Music Hall) “Healing the Heart – From Alienation to Intimacy”

Wednesday, February 28, 11:00 a.m. (Cantrell Music Hall) “Healing the Soul – From Dysfunction to Integrity”

Thursday, March 1, 9:25 a.m. (Cantrell Music Hall) “Healing the Body – From Disease to Wholeness”

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