A Day in the Life of a Christian College Professor

If your image of Christian higher education is a Donald Trump commencement address or a scandal-plagued football team, let me share a sample day in my life as a professor at Bethel University. Yesterday was atypical in a sense (no classes, since it was the study day that breaks up our final exam week), but it still provided … More A Day in the Life of a Christian College Professor

The Lecture Lives. I Would Know — I’m a Professor.

Okay, let’s try this again: the college lecture is neither obsolete nor fool-proof. Like anything, it can be done badly, but rightly understood, it’s still a highly important mode of teaching. Two reasons I’m thinking about a topic I’ve addressed several times before: First, Wired just offered another of its biennial critiques of the lecture. Entitled “The Traditional … More The Lecture Lives. I Would Know — I’m a Professor.

The Pietist Option: Publication Date and Pre-Ordering

Just a quick post today to let you all know that InterVarsity Press has made a couple of important decisions about The Pietist Option: Hope for the Renewal of Christianity, my forthcoming book with Mark Pattie: They’ve moved up the publication date to this September It will be released in hardcover So it’s still a few … More The Pietist Option: Publication Date and Pre-Ordering