This is the third in a series on incarnational presence in our academic departments. In the first, InterVarsity staff minister Julian Reese introduced and defined the idea of incarnational presence. The second post explores how we establish that presence, applying the incarnational principle. This week, Reese discusses how that presence led to opportunities to use […]
Christ and the Academy
In the second in Julian Reese’s series on Incarnational Presence, Reese describes how one establishes that presence. ________________________________________ In our last post we introduced Incarnational Presence as a theological paradigm for academic ministry. This Way of thinking cultivates three spiritual habits: We first Establish Presence, looking for opportunities to develop relationships by participation in academic […]
Julian Reese, GFM staff at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has developed a unique ministry among graduate students and faculty. Where many try to attract grads and faculty to Christian community, Julian and those he work with go to where grads and faculty are, their departments. In this post, the first of a series, Julian […]
InterVarsity area ministry director Laura Vellenga met with the graduate fellowship at Princeton shortly after last week’s shootings in Atlanta. She shares how a simple question opened up a time of sharing leading to a sacred moment. _____________________________________________ I am not new to InterVarsity but I am new to Graduate and Faculty Ministry. My primary […]
Apply for the Christian Scholars Foundation-Emerging Scholars Network grant, or share it with junior faculty you know. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of CSF, this year’s grant is $25, 000.