We’re all moving toward the unknown this fall. We don’t know what to expect, or even how to imagine what things will be like. It’s a critical moment when we can choose to follow Jesus on the journey, to walk by faith instead of sight. This collection of readings from the Emerging Scholars Network blog is designed to help you do that together. Built in are study questions, prayer ideas, and optional spiritual activities for groups meeting online or in socially distanced ways.

Want to do more than survive graduate school? Whether you are new to grad school or returning this fall, the Emerging Scholars Network has encouraging advice in this offering of their most-read posts about surviving grad school as a Christian academic. Read more on the ESN blog's Graduate School Survival Kit.

For those of you who are new graduate students, we offer this collection of articles gathered from The Well to help you thrive in this new endeavor. But no matter where you are in your program, we hope these articles will encourage you in your calling to teaching and scholarship.

A select bibliography of books and periodicals helpful to Christian business people, covering everything from theological foundations and business ethics to practical life and small-group guides, originally prepared by the co-chairs of the Following Christ 2002 Business track.

We're excited to launch a new series of prayers for academics in specific field areas at blog.emergingscholars.org. Our hope is that each prayer will encourage those in a particular subject area in the specificity of their daily work, while also giving those in other fields a glimpse into how their colleagues are glorifying God in different areas of inquiry.

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It may be hard to believe in moments like this, but that is what we are. Held in mercy. Held in powerful, everlasting love. Join us in choosing to be present in this moment and take a few minutes to read this message from Dr. Jean Neely, a professor at Azusa Pacific University. May we all take a deep breath of God's peace and presence.

We were pleased to host Sandy Shugart and receive a word of encouragement from him at this year's InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Staff Conference. Read Sandy's advice, instruction, and hopes for student and faculty ministry in the years to come.

How can you engage with faculty advisors on campus? How might a faculty advisor interact with InterVarsity students and staff? Art Wollum, faculty emeritus from North Carolina State University speaks on his suggestions after four decades of experience and a lifetime of love for students, faculty, InterVarsity and the university.

Whether you just started graduate school or are almost finished, our weekly fall readings are designed to help you journey forward with a strong sense of calling to God’s work in the university. Read and discuss with a small group, or reflect on your own. Click here to go to the readings on the Emerging Scholars Blog.

We are excited to announce our partnership with the Society of Christian Scholars, an internationally led, interdisciplinary academic society specially designed to help professors, graduate students, and post-docs to be salt and light in higher education

Faculty Ministry Associate Director Deb Clark shares an interview with a long-time friend and ministry partner, Dr. Tony Musumba. They met years ago at a missions conference held in Kenya when Tony was a student. It has been a joy to observe his journey in the academy and ministry over the years. Tony, his wife, Alice, and their family have attended several faculty conferences and I wanted to to share here some of Tony’s enthusiasm for ministry.

Through a challenging year, Professor Rachel Ferguson moves from an intellectual engagement with the Christian faith to a fuller understanding of discipleship, embracing new practices to truly dwell in Christ, leading to the spiritual transformation she needed, and that we all deeply desire.

The English poet, William Cowper (1731–1800), penned the familiar phrase, “God moves in a mysterious way, His wonders to perform.” These lines distill several New Testament passages referring to th

The ESN blog has partnered with Emerging Scholars as writers of content for and by graduate students and faculty. The material these writers have shared with the Emerging Scholars Network has been such an encouragement. Hannah Eagleson, the Interim Director of ESN, wanted to collect some of the best resources for your reference as you plan events for your chapter, fellowship, small group, or prayer meetings. We are so grateful to the ESN Blog writers for these contributions.

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