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.
Check out the video of our live, interactive, online faculty event using Zoom video conferencing that was held on Thursday, November 1, 2018. This Lunch with a Purpose features Kathy Tuan-MacLean, PhD, National Director of Faculty Ministry, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA.
Joel Potter longed to have his philosophy students experience a good intellectual defense of the Christian faith.... What could he offer to the students at UAA to help them participate in meaningful discussions and relationships outside the classroom? What if there was something ongoing, he wondered, that would foster thinking and discussion about the Christian faith?
This lecture shared by C. John Sommerville at InterVarsity's Midwest Faculty Conference elaborates on his premise that now is the time for Christians to initiate change in the university to answer the question, "How can we change the university?"
Marc Baer, professor and department chair of history at Hope College, addresses foundational and practical aspects of faculty mentoring. Originally presented this talk at the ESN National Gathering at Following Christ 2008. (Part 1 of 2)
Kenneth G. Elzinga, Robert C. Taylor Professor of Economics at the University of Virginia, advises faculty on why and how to mentor. Originally presented at the ESN National Gathering at Following Christ 2008. (Part 2 of 2).