Call to Faithful Witness in 2019

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?Read more…

Equipping Christian Scholars at Urbana 18: The ESN Urbana Fellows Program

One of my [Hannah] most vivid memories of Urbana 15: sitting at a table of emerging scholars passionately discussing what it means to be missional in a humanities field, as the loudspeaker above blared regular announcements such as, “Those in the green area, you should be finishing your salad now. Those in the red area, you should be clearing your tables now.”Read more…

Living in relationships with immigrants, refugees, and other low-income people . . .

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. Read more…

Merry Christmas from Emerging Scholars Network

During this Christmas season, we pray that you would find joy in Christ, the light of the world. We thought this ancient hymn [Of the Father’s Love Begotten] would be a helpful reflection for the last Sunday of Advent and for Christmas a few days later. May God bless you richly in this season! – The ESN TeamRead more…

Duke Divinity Scholarships for Fellowship in Theology, Medicine, and Culture

Applications are open for The Fellowship in Theology, Medicine, and Culture! Since 2015, we [Duke Divinity School] have provided scholarship support for those called to healthcare for 1-2 years of theological study and spiritual formation. Starting in 2019, we are offering THREE FULL-TUITION SCHOLARSHIPS for students on a 2-year track.Read more…