Educating for Shalom, by Nicholas Wolterstorff, Grand Rapids: Wm. B Eerdmans, 2004. Summary: This collection of essays and talks written or given over a 30 year period traces Nicholas Wolterstorff’s journey of thinking about Christian higher education, the integration of faith and learning, and his growing concern that education result in the pursuit of justice and […]
I left a highly secure job as a high school teacher in a beautiful suburban setting, teaching subjects that I loved most to share. Life was ideal and my income was strong. Yet, God had other plans. Within five years, my husband and I had four children and in the sixth year my mother had a paralyzing stroke the month before my husband was to start graduate school.
But seek the shalom of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the Lord on its behalf, for in its shalom you will find your shalom. —Jeremiah 29:7 In the last week of March, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship’s Graduate and Faculty Ministries (GFM) staff team will come together for our annual national […]
The notion that God is a God of justice, as well as grace and love, allows oppressed people to have hope. When wrong is acknowledged and hope springs forth, it is possible to receive justice even when the system may let you down.
Can the ordinary believer be a peacemaker? The answer, says Jesus, is a resounding YES!