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.

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.

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.

Fellowship is essential for Christian graduate students, professional-school students, and faculty. Meeting regularly with like-minded people facing similar challenges encourages us to remain faithful in our calling as Christian academics and professionals. As we learn and grow together, we are transformed into Christ’s image and sharpened for witness and service.

But what if you can’t find such a fellowship on your campus? Is God calling you to take a step in faith to start a group? If he is and you are wondering how to begin, here are 13 Steps to Starting a Fellowship from InterVarsity’s Graduate & Faculty Ministries. May God bless and multiply your efforts!

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.

You Don’t Need to Know Everything. Perhaps you’ve seen the poster that proudly proclaims “All I really need to know I learned in kindergarten.” This is a clever list of light-hearted observations that can remind us to slow down and not take ourselves so seriously. And yet, here you are in graduate school...

Learn more about the topics and themes that will be presented for GFM audiences at Urbana 18 during these GFM seminars.

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Access video and audio recordings of the 2017 Midwest InterVarsity Interactive Symposium hosted at OSU and shared by satellite sites across the country to learn more about how common, everyday practices pave the way for a successful Christian academic life.

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.

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