I grew up in rural Mississippi, an area rich in agriculture. My grandfather, a cattle farmer, lived right across the road from my home, so I was raised knowing the smell of freshly cut hay and the sounds of cows mooing as my grandfather’s tractor motored towards the pasture. As I have studied more about… Read More
As a professor at the College at Southeastern and Southeastern Seminary, I have the privilege of working with students, many of whom are preparing for a future in vocational ministry. Many of my students work during their time here in Wake Forest. They serve as janitors, waitresses, store clerks, IT — anything to pay the… Read More
How does U2 challenge you to uphold liberty and justice? How can you love the land God gave you? Do you overspiritualize calling? And how have the alt-right misused a missionary principle? Get answers to these questions and more from Kristin Brown, Dan Darling, Bethany Jenkins and Matthew Hirt in today’s #FaithandCulture Reading.
In a recent review of Ben Sasse’s book, The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis—and How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance, B. D. McClay writes a beautiful critique that largely misses the point of the book. McClay’s primary point of contention seems to be that Sasse is arguing for an atomistic individualism, where adulthood… Read More
Addressing issues of faith and work may seem insignificant to some pastors. After all, there’s usually some crisis in the world that you need to address publicly or some particular struggle within the congregation to which you need to give attention. And with all that goes on in most churches, we often neglect seemingly mundane… Read More