One major need we have found in our work with ESN: it’s often hard to find prayers and devotional material specifically addressed to the life of the Christian serving God in the university. This week we share a prayer for those studying the social sciences by PhD student Jessica Price. Do you want to write […]
A major “spiritual occupational hazard” for an academic is thinking too much of yourself. This can show itself as pride and arrogance . . .
“While we should enjoy God’s good creation, and while we should make the most of our time here, this is not our final destination.” — Paul Louis Metzger, The Gospel of John: When Love Comes to Town
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.
What might it mean to see the campus as a crossroads? As a place of intersection where the church and academia meet?