Tag: Christian colleges

Freshman Composition, Service Learning, and Required Chapel

Some time ago (too long, really), our friend Todd Pedlar sent along a link to an interesting article about recent trends in Freshman Composition, “Look What Freshman Composition Has Become.”  I took a look at the time but didn’t respond to it on Facebook (where Todd sent the link) largely because the essay takes on…

Economic Reality and Gospel Proclamation: A Response to "The Just One Challenge"

“The Just One Challenge” from The Christian Standard Perhaps this little essay will not sustain the interest of any but those who are involved with the Stone-Campbell tradition, those congregations that often go by geographical names along with “Christian Church.”  My hope, however, is that in reflecting on an anxiety within my own tradition, some…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode 16: Christian Colleges

Our theme music for today is “Hide the Beer, the Pastor’s Here” by the Swirling Eddies (Outdoor Elvis, 1989), undoubtedly the best song ever written about Christian colleges. Stay tuned until the end to hear the entire song. Oh, and our special guest is Dr. Chris Gehrz of Bethel University. General Introduction – A very…