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How Education Can Serve a Divine Purpose for Human Culture

December 11, 2014 | Bethany Jenkins

The following excerpt comes from Abraham Kuyper’s 1889 convocation speech in Amsterdam at the Free University, which he called an “Opposition School” because of its commitment to...

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Serving a Generation in Search of Meaningful Work

December 10, 2014 | Bethany Jenkins

Gregory W. Carmer serves as the dean of Christian life and theologian in residence at Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts. He also directs the Christian Vocation Institute, a collection of...

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‘My Work Is More Important than Yours,’ So We All Say

December 01, 2014 | Bethany Jenkins

In the 1930s, Gillian Lynne was an underperforming student. Her teacher thought she had a learning disorder because she was constantly submitting late work, disturbing other students, and moving around....

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Proximate Justice Is the Only Justice We Have in this Age

November 25, 2014 | Bethany Jenkins

“We pulled up to his house and called his cell phone to let him know that we had arrived,” the eyewitness testified under oath. “As Trey came...

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We Show Grace Because We Have Been Shown Grace

November 20, 2014 | Bethany Jenkins

The following is an excerpt of a letter from John Newton to Mrs. John Thornton in November 1775. Although it was written almost 240 years ago, it is remarkably relevant to our...

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3 Suggestions for Supplementing a Student’s Education

November 19, 2014 | Bethany Jenkins

I studied chemistry for three years in high school and, for the most part, focused on inorganic compounds—that is, compounds not involving carbon. Although I enjoyed the subject,...

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Living Faithfully in a Pluralistic Culture

November 17, 2014 | Bethany Jenkins

Several weeks ago, Michael Gerson argued that evangelicals ought to be more introspective about how they engage culture. Citing a recent study showing that many evangelical millennials are turning away...

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Do What You Love or Do What Needs Doing?

November 03, 2014 | Bethany Jenkins

Steve Jobs was the poster boy for following our creative curiosities and passions. “You’ve got to find what you love,” he told Stanford’s 2005 graduating...

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Called to Be a Servant, Not a Cynic

October 22, 2014 | Bethany Jenkins

Eric Brown is co-founder and chief creative officer at Whiteboard, an award-winning creative agency that specializes in organizational storytelling through branding and digital media. He lives in Chattanooga, Tennessee,...

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Applying Scripture to Your Work

October 20, 2014 | Bethany Jenkins

Most people don’t work in places where public prayer is encouraged. They don’t open their business meetings by reading Scripture. But that doesn’t mean...

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