Education in the Church

We’ve had a number of posts at Jesus Creed about the outcome-based model of education and how it can reshape both preaching and the entire educational program of a local church. Little did I know that Gary Parrett and S. Steve Kang were about to publish a hefty, new book that takes on the education [Read More…]

Education for Human Flourishing 2 (RJS)

IVP is publishing a series of books designed to help college students in a variety of disciplines integrate a Christian worldview into their approach to their discipline. The first book in this series is by Paul Spears and Steven Loomis entitled  Education for Human Flourishing: A Christian Perspective. This book addresses the question of the [Read More…]

Education for Human Flourishing … Do we need the soul? (RJS)

IVP is publishing a series of books designed to help college students in a variety of disciplines integrate a Christian worldview into their approach to their discipline. The first book in this series is by Paul Spears and Steven Loomis entitled Education for Human Flourishing: A Christian Perspective. This book addresses the question of the [Read More…]

Missional Campus Ministry … Integration (RJS)

In his post this morning Scot suggests that missional people are asking folks in their own neighborhood: “How can I help you?” The answers to that question determines what “missional” means in that neighborhood. Given this definition missional campus ministry and missional churches in University communities will meet the University, students, faculty, scholars, staff, on [Read More…]

A President in the Classroom

The much-disputed speech of President Obama is now a matter of record. I have posted what is found on the White House site. Now what are your thoughts? I’m wondering what folks are hearing from those who were most concerned? [Read more…]

Missional Campus Ministry 4 (RJS)

Last week I took my eldest to Bethel University in St. Paul (well Arden Hills) where moving in was truly an experience. The President of the University and his wife, Jay and Barb Barnes, greeted each and every new student as they drove into the campus (the same conversation some 500-600 times or so). Cars [Read More…]

Class of 2013

The Beloit College Mindset List for the Class of 2013. Most students entering college for the first time this fall were born in 1991. For these students, Martha Graham, Pan American Airways, Michael Landon, Dr. Seuss, Miles Davis, The Dallas Times Herald, Gene Roddenberry, and Freddie Mercury have always been dead. Dan Rostenkowski, Jack Kevorkian, and Mike [Read More…]

What do teachers make?

The dinner guests were sitting around the table discussing life. One man, a CEO, decided to explain the problem with education.   He argued, ‘What’s a kid going to learn from someone who decided his best option in life was to become a teacher?’ He reminded the other dinner guests what they say about teachers: [Read More…]

Missional Campus Ministry 1 (RJS)

Yet another academic year approaches – yet another set of fresh new faces on campus. As we approach a the start of term I would like to renew the conversation on campus ministry we began last spring (You can find my initial salvo here). As many here know I am a professor, at a large [Read More…]

Universities Turn to Kindle? (RJS)

A NY Times Blog Green Inc. reported last week that six universities will test a Kindle text book plan this fall.  The development was also reported in the Wall Street Journal last May: Amazon to Launch Kindle for Textbooks. From the WSJ article: Beginning this fall, some students at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland [Read More…]


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