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Scholar’s Compass Navigating Beginnings: Relying on God’s Strength and Blessing OthersI remember struggling with staying connected during my second year of graduate school.
Scholar’s Compass: Thankful for God’s PresenceOh Lord, as we think about where we are, let us remember where You are. Let us seek You and find You. As we discover You, let us understand where we are, serving our neighborhoods, our institutions, our churches, and our families and friends. Amen.
Scholar’s Compass: A Journey of ThanksgivingWhy should we give thanks to God and why is it a journey?
Scholar’s Compass Thanksgiving: Expect the UnexpectedIt was a beautiful, hot summer day; yet, I was full of despair and anxiety. While taking a walk with my Dad, I was explaining to him my dilemma. Finally, my dream of attending the university was coming true, but there was no money.
Scholar’s Compass: Fostering Thoughtful Integration of Faith and Subject within Christian Academic CommunitiesYou’re a postgraduate student with a busy course and research schedule, spending long hours in the lab or poring over books. Or a new lecturer, coming to grips with juggling teaching, marking and caring for your students with continuing to build your research career.
Scholar’s Compass: Sharing the WonderPsalm 111 has been called the ‘research scientist’s Psalm’ for reasons that are hopefully obvious. Scientists have the privilege of being paid to ponder God’s creative works every day. In fact, their pondering can become so intense that their field of study might focus in on a single detail.
Scholar’s Compass: Surely the Lord Was in the Rare Books Room, Part 1Ever have a crisis of faith in the rare books room?
Scholar’s Compass: Surely the Lord Was in the Rare Books Room, Part 2Christians in university settings can all too often find in the church and in academe two cultures that lead us to discouragement. The most uptight Pharisees can miss Christ just as easily as the most ardent skeptics by failing to see the God that they have misdefined in the first place.
New ESN Reading Lists: Career Stages & Four Faculty LovesNew ESN Reading Lists Are you looking for a quick guide to some of our key starting point resources here at the ESN blog? We’ve designed a resource page that offers some great starting points for each career stage, and for InterVarsity’s Four Faculty Loves. Browse these if you’re looking for individual reading or small group conversation ...
Finding Hope for Church in Divided TimesThe importance of persistent prayer and valuing the wisdom of a diverse community in overcoming divisions in the church.
Faculty Fellowship Dinners at the College of William & Mary“Are we here as Christian faculty only to create ‘safe spaces’ for Christian students..."
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