Life in the university promises a chance to think about the big questions in life, to reflect on who we are and what we’re learning. But all too often, life as an academic seems so busy as to overwhelm any chance at contemplation; it can be a struggle to figure out even how to have […]
Give us pure hearts that find our satisfaction in You at all times. Help us to be constantly breaking down the ‘idol factories’ of our hearts. Let us hold nothing back from You.
In my field it is challenging to keep the students motivated, because as they are slogging through the mathematical details and techniques, they constantly wonder to themselves, “Is it worth it? Why am I doing this?”
I recently had another opportunity to teach a class at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST), in North Korea. Each of the times I have taught at PUST, there has been challenge and reward.