The first few chapters of 1 Samuel serve as the origin story of the prophet Samuel. This is a low moment in the history of Israel.
However, at the same time, maybe only a week into a new program, our expectations for the story we thought we were entering often come crashing down. The students we expected to engage with in weekly face-to-face conversations have become remote avatars from around the world. The academic politics, the reluctance of others to share their research, and the generally inhospitable atmosphere of our departments are a struggle.
Faith in the middle of unchartered territories: Lauri Swann wraps up her series at #ScholarsCompass.
Further into unchartered territories: Lauri Swann talks about obedience at #ScholarsCompass.
Lauri Swann reflects on listening for God’s voice in unchartered territories.