Spiritual Formation

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As we enter Advent on December 3rd, we would like to invite faculty and students to enjoy a free visual devotional experience as you spend time alone with God this Christmas season. This weekly devotional experience, created by lnterVarsity staff minister, Bette Lynn Dickinson, features a beautifully hand-painted original series, Scriptures, prayers and questions to guide you through the days that lead to our Savior's birth.

May God speak to us and fill us with the hope that was born that first Christmas. Learn more and download the complete Advent series.

How does one thrive spiritually in the academic world? Whether we work in secular or Christian contexts, we can benefit from learning how believing faculty members abide in Christ in the midst of their day-to-day teaching tasks. Anne Pharr describes such a conversation in this first of a series on spiritual vitality in the academy.

This discussion guide is the main resource for study of the text of I Peter. Often there are more questions than could be well addressed in a single small group gathering, so you will need to make some choices about what to include for your meeting. You could spend more than one meeting on a given section of I Peter as well.

An urban mission trip may be just what you need to hear God's call on your life to start considering right where you are the perfect mission field. Graduate students on mission, world changers in progress.

This is the second study in a series of six designed for law students by the Christian Legal Society. They are structured so that they can be considered in a short twenty-minute session or become the basis for an hour-long discussion.

These Bible study briefs are deliberately informal. They are structured so that they can be considered in a short twenty-minute session or become the basis for an hour-long discussion. This is study brief three in a series of six.

This is the fourth study in the Bible study briefs. These studies are intended to provide you with accessible, usable, and brief Bible studies on topics that touch on the peculiar needs, problems, and dilemmas that confront Christians in the legal profession.

The purpose of this study is to examine the tort law that God gave to Moses for the Israelite society. We will use the case laws in Exodus to examine our own thinking about the goals of our system of tort law. I recommend spending two weeks on this study if the group finds it interesting.

The purpose of this study is to examine principles of punishment with an eye toward thinking through some fundamental principles of the criminal law. This is, again, good practice as you get into the habit of evaluating the law by biblical principles.

Tom Trevethan shares a prayer service dedicating the academic year and seeking God's provision for your campus fellowship. We pray that your meetings with faculty may bring unity and encouragement.

Tags: Prayer | Leaders

A prayer for the new year; and a prayer by Samuel Johnson before beginning a new study.

Tags: Prayer | Leaders

Ever feel like you are all alone, venturing into unchartered territories? As Christian graduate students, faculty, university staff/administrators, and campus ministers, university life is challenging. Lauri Swann offers scripture, prayer, and testimony of God's provision for us in this three-part series from Scholar's Compass, a devotional series from the Emerging Scholars Network:

​ May God use Lauri's words to encourage and bolster your faith to hear his voice and obey.

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