Opening: History Dept, Full-time faculty position (Bethel U)

Updated Job Announcement: http://blog.emergingscholars.org/2015/10/job-announcement-history-at-bethel-university/. Application is open. The position will now begin Fall 2016. Tom Grosh IVEnjoys daily conversations regarding living out the Biblical Story with his wife Theresa, four girls, around the block, at Elizabethtown Brethren in Christ Church (whereRead more…

Five Things I’ve Learned from Writing a Dissertation, Part 2

Dissertations require lots of basic life skills that other people seem to come by natively, things like the ability to keep a neat desktop, organize and retrieve random bits of paper on which important details are written, spend a number of hours consecutively researching the same topic instead of veering off into social media or other – vastly more fascinating – research topics. Read more…

Opening: Assist/Assoc Prof, English & Literature (U. of Northwestern–St.Paul)

The University of Northwestern–St.Paul is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor in the Department of English & Literature. Founded in 1902, Northwestern is an evangelical, nondenominational Christian institution offering both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Northwestern is anRead more…

Risky Love

I encourage you not only to give C.S. Lewis on Love a slow, reflective read, but also to share it with others in word and deed. Furthermore, I invite you to join me in prayer for healing in places, communities, and individuals (which can include yourself) whose hearts have been broken by a lack of love for God, neighbor, vocation, and/or creation. Today let us resolve not to lose sight of and express Loving God in the Flesh in the Real World with head, heart, and hands.Read more…

“The Lordship of Christ” (Richard J. Mouw)

On Sunday, Elizabethtown Brethren in Christ Church (the local congregation of which I am member) and the Emerging Scholars Network hosted philosopher, scholar, and author Richard J. Mouw as part of a developing Christian Scholar Series. Richard J. Mouw preached on The Lordship of Christ —  follow theRead more…