Statement: (Y)ou are great. You are amazing! Response: No one has ever said that about me before. Some lines from the short film Validation (16:23). Have you watched it? Some reflections below.
Following Christ 2008
Human Flourishing in the Church and the World
As part of my work at Following Christ 2008, I had the privilege of assisting the Humanities track, chaired by Michael Murray and Dora Rice Hawthorne, and joined by Mark Noll of Notre Dame, Hal Bush of St. Louis U., and Paul Moser of Loyola U. Chicago. The final session of the track addressed the […]
Following Christ 08 resources coming on-line
On InterVarsity’s main website, one can find two articles Honoring God at Work Human Flourishing AND two audio files Why Aren’t We Flourishing? — Opening Plenary by MaryKate Morse, Professor of Leadership and Spiritual Formation at George Fox University. Time: 35:00 Powerful Faith — Seminar presentation by Michael Lindsay, a sociologist at Rice University and […]
Following Christ mostly, or misplaced objections
Listening to the Day Ahead speakers, it occurred to me that we were focusing mostly on sacrificing time, energy, even the privacy of homes as professors who seek to serve students, but I heard little about issues of wealth. Jesus of course spoke over and over about issues of money but these concerns did not […]
Evangelism and caution in the professor-student relationship?
After listening to Professor Ken Elzinga of the University of Virginia on ways to evangelize on and off campus “without turning people off,” I came away both excited and with questions. I am a first year professor at Loyola College in Maryland, a Jesuit institution where Christian faith (and probably other faiths as well) can […]