Toward a unifying campus vision
How can a Christian college build community amid diversity? Some tend toward relativism, others toward fundamentalism. SPU seeks a third way.
M.Div.’s in debt
Schools rely on tuition and are reluctant to turn students away. But if debt keeps students from following their call, schools will have failed at their mission.
Bonhoeffer as youth minister
From 1925 till the war broke out, it is nearly impossible to find a period when Bonhoeffer was not working with children or teens.
My struggles with the creed
When the congregation starts reciting the creed, I do one of two things: argue with it in my head, or zone out and stop listening.
My dad’s descent into depression
At a chemical level, it didn’t matter that we loved him. It couldn’t penetrate the shield around his sense of self-worth.
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