That Was The Week That Was

This week I mourned a friend who died too young, wrote about the 100th birthday of “Western civ,” preached and taught for Reformation Sunday, and interviewed a college football coach who sees his work as a ministry. Elsewhere: • I’ll post the full text of my sermon (on Psalm 46) at The Anxious Bench this Tuesday, but … More That Was The Week That Was

The “Next Chapter” in Christian Liberal Arts Education

I’ve only been on the campus of Gordon College once — and given what that school announced yesterday, I’m not sure I’ll have much reason to come back. I visited the suburban Boston Christian college in 2012, when it hosted the biennial meeting of the Conference on Faith and History, the leading society of Christian … More The “Next Chapter” in Christian Liberal Arts Education

Thursday’s Podcast: The Future of Christian Higher Education

The first season of The Pietist Schoolman Podcast was meant to extend and expand the conversation that started with our book The Pietist Vision of Christian Higher Education, so it’s fitting that the season finale features the same woman who wrote the book’s preface: Janel Curry, provost of Gordon College. For today’s episode, Janel and I talked about … More Thursday’s Podcast: The Future of Christian Higher Education

That Was The Week That Was

Here… After my month-long break, I eased back into blogging with a couple of posts: • First, I shared my talk, delivered Tuesday at the Christian College Consortium (CCC) at Wheaton College, on how a Pietist would advise colleges and universities seeking to remain “Christ-centered.” • Then I previewed my plans for the Conference on Faith and History (CFH) … More That Was The Week That Was