One end of semester day during my own PhD study years, I went down to my local coffee shop and ordered a latte. The barista took one look at me and said, “An extra shot, then?”
Advice for Graduates: 5 Things To Do as You Enter the Next Phase of Life
Beyond the celebrations, parties, and bittersweet memories, graduation can be a defining point in who you are.
How Should Students Respond to Anti-Christian Professors?
A friend who works in campus ministry asked me for advice recently. He had heard about a difficult situation at another university and was wondering what I would say to the student: There is a student in a philosophy class here, where the professor is incredibly disrespectful towards Christians. How do you usually encourage your […]
Serving Christ as a Professor: Suggested Readings from Urbana 12
Below are suggested readings from my Urbana 12 seminar Serving Christ as a Professor. These are books or essays that Emerging Scholars Network staff and members have found especially helpful to their journey toward becoming a faculty member. In each section, foundational or introductory selections are listed first, followed by books that are either more advanced […]
What Books Should We Suggest at Urbana 12?
In only 15 days, ESN will be joining 18,000 of our closest friends at Urbana 12, InterVarsity’s triennial missions conference. As in years past, we’ll have an exhibitor table, and I’ll be hosting a seminar on “Serving Christ as a Professor.” One of my favorite things about conferences is learning about new books — or, even better, old […]