If we are going to live appropriately, we must be aware that we are living in the middle of a story that was begun and will be concluded by another. And this other is God. – Eugene H. Peterson, Run with the Horses
As we press into the daily grind of 2019, set aside time to join me in checking / resetting our compass by prayerfully considering: Who is this Jesus I / we follow? Is Jesus my / our first love — receiving primary allegiance? Do I / we “trust and obey” — placing hope (short / long term) in Jesus? How do I / we share the love of Jesus with others in our messy context?
“While we should enjoy God’s good creation, and while we should make the most of our time here, this is not our final destination.” — Paul Louis Metzger, The Gospel of John: When Love Comes to Town
What is my main takeaway for those of us in the context of higher ed? Royce’s conclusion summarizes the book’s call to prayer, knowing and learning from immigrant neighbors, serving, giving, educating our churches and communities/advocacy, and addressing the root issues.
1. Science in Review: Thor, Thanos and Theology by Andy Walsh 2. A Prayer for Those Finishing a Semester by Hannah Eagleson 3. How should Christians in the sciences choose an epistemology? (STEAM Grant Series) by Jim Stump. . . .