Weekly Chapel Sermons

August 2018

  • Aug. 1 - Mrs. Amy Vorderbruegge, elementary principal, and Mrs. Cindy Gaskins, Christian ministries coordinator, introduce the theme "be _____". (6:46)
  • Aug. 6 - Mr. Tony Traughber, Bible department chair, introduces the theme of Faithful. (17:04)
  • Aug. 8 - Mrs. Cindy Gaskins, Christian ministries coordinator, explains how God is faithful in everything He does, and how an 8-year-old boy was a good king. (10:29)
  • Aug. 13 - Mr. Tony Traughber, Bible department chair, continues our series on faithful. (21:00)
  • Aug. 20 - Mr. Dawson Vorderbruegge, high school English teacher, on being faithful with our heart. (16:36)
  • Aug. 22 - Mrs. Cindy Gaskins, Christian ministries coordinator, on coming home to our Heavenly Father. (18:51)
  • Aug. 27 - Mrs. Lauren Takao, high school English teacher, on being faithful with our bodies. (21:55)
  • Aug. 29 - Mrs. Cindy Gaskins, Christian ministries coordinator, on the older brother of the prodigal son. (11:27)

September 2018

  • Sept. 4 - Mrs. Lorraine Chandler '93, middle school math teacher, on God's faithfulness to her family. (19:49)
  • Sept. 5 - Mrs. Cindy Gaskins, Christian ministries coordinator, on God as our father. (6:25)
  • Sept. 10 - Mrs. Dynah Ustare, high school English teacher, on being faithful with our minds. (19:11)
  • Sept. 12 - Mrs. Cindy Gaskins, Christian ministries coordinator, on chains, slavery, and how God lifts us out of them. (18:16)
  • Sept. 17 - Mr. Danford Chang, high school counseling department chair, on being faithful with our emotions. (21:15)
  • Sept. 19 - Mrs. Cindy Gaskins, Christian ministries coordinator, on the Ten Commandments. (12:35)
  • Sept. 24 - Mrs. Billie Takaki Lueder '94, director of institutional advancement, on being faithful with our relationships. (15:30)
  • Sept. 26 - Mrs. Cindy Gaskins, Christian ministries coordinator, talks about some influential grandparents in the Bible. (12:44)

October 2018

Oct. 15 - Mr. Tony Traughber, Bible department chair, on pilgrimages, and starting the second quarter. (11:14) 

Oct. 17 - Mrs. Cindy Gaskins, Christian ministries coordinator, retells the story of Zacchaeus and how Jesus helps us be our best when we are faced with questions. (15:32)

Oct. 22 - Mr. Tony Traughber, Bible department chair, talks about the parable of the four soils and preparing our hearts for Christian Emphasis Week. (17:58)

Oct. 29 - Jeff Mullis, youth minister at Olivet Baptist Church, kicks off Christian Emphasis Week by acknowledging the fallen world, and how God's love can help us transcend it. (21:31)

Oct. 30 - Arjay Gruspe, pastor at Pawaa Community Church and Director of Baptist Collegiate Ministries, explores how curiosity can lead us to Jesus. (13:37)

Oct. 30 - Jeff Mullis, youth minister at Olivet Baptist Church, on how God sees our struggles and is with us in our pain. (20:30)

Oct. 31 - Arjay Gruspe, pastor at Pawaa Community Church, explores what it means to be God's creation. (12:05)

November 2018

Nov. 1 - Arjay Gruspe, pastor at Pawaa Comunity Church, shares the wonders that happen when you follow God. (15:54)

Nov. 1 - Jeff Mullis, youth pastor at Olivet Baptist Church, explains how doubt and hesitation can get in the way of God's plan for us.  (18:42)

Nov. 2 - Arjay Gruspe, pastor at Pawaa Community Church, retells how Jesus and his disciples went out to spread His word, and how we can do the same. (13:55)

Nov. 2 - Jeff Mullis, youth pastor at Olivet Baptist Church, concludes CEW by explaining how God rescues us through faith. (23:30)

Nov. 13 - Mr. Tony Traughber, Bible department chair, encourages us to be faithful to Jesus. (10:33)

Nov. 26 - Mr. Tony Traughber, Bible department chair, introduces Advent. (15:22)

Nov. 28 - Mrs. Cindy Gaskins, Christian ministries coordinator, talks about Jesus wanting all of us to enjoy His table which gives life, hope and truth. (15:13)

December 2018

  • Dec. 3: Mr. Tony Traughber, Bible department chair, on John the Baptist. (12:06)
  • Dec. 5: Mrs. Cindy Gaskins, Christian Ministries Coordinator, talks about Matthew the tax collector. (15:38)

January 2019

  • Jan. 7 - Mr. Tony Traughber, Bible department chair, on community and fellowship.(16:17)
  • Jan. 9 - Mrs. Cindy Gaskins, Christian ministries coordinator, discusses how Jesus takes broken things and makes them new. (13:55)
  • Jan. 14 - Mr. Tony Traughber discusses how life is like a road-trip and how Jesus calls us to stay on the right path. (16:06)
  • Jan. 22 - Mr. Sean Shiroma, science teacher, discusses how to love our neighbors. (22:58)
  • Jan. 28 - Mrs. Lynne Nakano, history teacher, discusses how we should judge by looking on the inside, not the outside. (17:17)
  • Jan. 30 - Mrs. Cindy Gaskins talks about guarding our hearts. (13:54)

February 2019

  • Feb. 4 - Mr. Marty Sprankle, Bible teacher, tells us how we should not let hypocrisy invade our faith. (16:13)
  • Feb. 6 - Mrs. Charity Hayashi, librarian, tells the story fo a kind man. (10:29)
  • Feb. 11 - Mr. Tony Traughber, Bible department chair, talks about Jerusalem. (17:38)
  • Feb. 13 - Mrs. Cindy Gaskins, Christian Ministries coordinator, talks about the good works and transformations that happen when we walk with God. (13:33)
  • Feb. 20 - Mrs. Cindy Gaskins, Christian Ministries coordinator, tells us the stories of the faith working around us. (9:31)
  • Feb. 21 - Dr. David McKinley, pastor-teacher at Warren Baptist Church in August, Georgia, on distractions to our faith. (12:42)
  • Feb. 25 - Ryan Frontiera, high school vice principal, on why we should celebrate when the lost are found. (23:34)
  • Feb. 27 - Mrs. Cindy Gaskins, Christian Ministries coordinator, shares the inspirational story and faith of Eric Liddell. (17:24)

March 2019

  • Mar. 3 - Ken Needham, founder of Trans-Mission,  on the rich man and Lazarus in Matthew 16:19-30. (18:38)
  • Mar. 11 - Mrs. Cindy Gaskins, Christian Ministries coordinator, talks about how to forgive. (16:45)

April 2019

  • April 1 - Mr. Tony Traughber, Bible department chair, on how repentance and humility can help us understand. (13:57)
  • April 3 - Mrs. Cindy Gaskins, Christian Ministries coordinator, on sin, forgiveness, and Christ's death on the cross. (18:44)
  • April 8 - Mrs. Alex Tayor, high school English teacher, on the Parable of the Minas. (18:50)
  • April 10 - Mrs. Cindy Gaskins, Christian Ministries coordinator, on the Apostle Peter's betrayal and Christ's forgiveness. (14:49)
  • April 24 - Miss Katie Small, art teacher, on her journey to Israel. (17:34)
  • April 29 - Mr. Tony Traughber, Bible department chair, tells us to look for God who is working in our lives. (19:36)

May 2019

  • May 1 - Mr. Carmine Palicte, a firefighter, and Mrs. Meredith Palicte, the Worship and Internationals Minister at University Avenue Baptist Church, share how God is working in their lives. (18:21)
  • May 6 - Mr. Tony Traughber, Bible department chair, on Avenger's End Game and living in the fifth act. (19:28)
  • May 8 - Mrs. Cindy Gaskins, Christian Ministries coordinator, tells us that God can take the small things we have and make something big from it. (11:37)
  • May 13 - Mr. Traughber, Bible Department Chair, tells us how to keep ourselves rooted in God’s Word as we march towards the future. (22:10)
  • May 15 - Mr. George Honzaki, middle school principal, on God's great plans for our lives. (9:55)