3 Tips for Engaging Latino/a Students

In a short, but helpful, article, Roslyn Hernández writes about the diverse, complicated, sometimes painful, but also rich history that people of Spanish speaking descent bring to the table. Our city consists of a 48% Latino population. Not every area (or even the region as a whole) is going to reflect this percentage in theirContinue reading “3 Tips for Engaging Latino/a Students”

TheoPsych Academy

In our TheoPsych project, we provided training in the psychological sciences for theologians from around the world in 3 small, private learning cohorts. We brought in psychologists, skilled in interdisciplinary dialogue, to inspire conversations around using the psych sciences as a tool for developing theology. But now, we’re excited to share that the material from the seminarsContinue reading “TheoPsych Academy”

“Disability and the Church” – A Few Takeaways

I just got done reading a new book by Lamar Hardwick about – as the title obviously implies – disability and the church. While the focus is definitely on church I think there is some important overlap for Young Life as a whole and not just Capernaum. I recommend the book but I know manyContinue reading ““Disability and the Church” – A Few Takeaways”

Prayer for the Spread of the Gospel 7/17

Almighty God, who by thy son Jesus Christ didst give commandment to the apostles, that they should go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature: Grant to us, whom thou hast called into thy church, a ready will to obey the word, and fill us with a hearty desire to makeContinue reading “Prayer for the Spread of the Gospel 7/17”

Tyndale Fellowship Early Career Philosopher of Religion Prize

Inter-Varsity Press and the Tyndale Fellowship’s Study Group for Philosophy of Religion are pleased to announce this year’s ‘Early-Career Philosopher of Religion’ competition. This year’s essay question:What does it mean that God is good? Prizes: Book prizes are to be awarded to the value of:1st Prize: £1002nd Prize: £50Books must be purchased from IVP books.Continue reading “Tyndale Fellowship Early Career Philosopher of Religion Prize”

Relational Spirituality – Book Review

In Young Life we value relationships…. a lot. Relationships are a key aspect of our methodology. We go where kids are at and build personal relationships with them. We earn the right to share the good news of Jesus. We personally invite kids to respond to the gospel and walk in friendship with them regardlessContinue reading “Relational Spirituality – Book Review”

Call for Papers: 2021 Virtual Southeast Regional Meeting of the Evangelical Philosophical Society

Call for Papers: 2021 Virtual Southeast Regional Meeting of the Evangelical Philosophical Society On March 19-20, 2021, Charleston Southern University will host the Southeast Regional Meeting of the Evangelical Philosophical Society, in conjunction with the meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society. The conference will be held live via Zoom. Conference Theme: The Doctrine of God Plenary speaker:Continue reading “Call for Papers: 2021 Virtual Southeast Regional Meeting of the Evangelical Philosophical Society”

Books Read in 2020

By now it’s a tradition: at the end of each year I post all the books that I finished reading during year.  Here are all the books I read in 2020. Some are brand spanking new books. Others are older books. This year’s total is…. *drumroll please*: 64 Books Read in 2020 So what was my favoriteContinue reading “Books Read in 2020”

Call for Papers: Jonathan Edwards and the Early American Republic: Patriotism, Exceptionalism, and the Pursuit of Happiness

While Jonathan Edwards has been crowned “America’s Theologian,” his successors in the early republic can rightly be called American theologians. Known pejoratively as “The New Divinity,” the Edwardsean tradition was a socially-oriented Calvinism, confronting the most controversial and even volatile issues in their infant nation. With the ideas of Edwards and some of the mostContinue reading “Call for Papers: Jonathan Edwards and the Early American Republic: Patriotism, Exceptionalism, and the Pursuit of Happiness”