In my last post I took some time to consider the ideas of legacy and success from a Christian perspective. When I die, how will people remember me? What will be my mark on the world? What impact will I have made on the lives of others? I didn’t know at the time how apropos those words would be. Last Tuesday my grandmother died. On Saturday I gave the eulogy at her funeral. She was 94 years old.
When I was about 5 years old, the small church I grew up in rolled out its at-the-time new ministry to reach youngsters quickly going through all the offering envelopes with their doodling during the worship service.
The updated InterVarsity Graduate & Faculty Ministry website is “live”. As a teaser, below is the InterVarsity twentyonehundred productions video of Dr. Terry Gustafson, Professor of Chemistry, Ohio State University. In this piece, we hear a story about how the real integration of faith and practice includes not only excellence in research, but also great care for […]
Calcutta is … Calcutta is not …
As we open “Finding Calcutta: What Mother Teresa Taught Me About Meaningful Work and Service” (Mary Poplin. IVP. 2008), let’s begin by wrestling with “Finding (my/your) Calcutta.”