“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?
Thank You, Lord, for _______________, who prayed with me to receive Jesus as my Lord & Savior. In Facing A Task Unfinished, Keith & Kristyn Getty remind us of the call before us, one engaged in the daily grind [of higher education] and in the next steps ahead of us.
May today’s celebration remind us to live lives filled with thankfulness.