Cultivating Grace-Shaped Communities

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Cultivating Grace-Shaped Communities

“Forty percent of the students in my senior-level university class have diagnosed mental health disorders,” she said quietly, “and I have an individualized learning contract from the disabilities office for each one.” She went on to describe how this epidemic has changed her role and her style as a professor. During the eight years that […]

Gardening Through the Holy Spirit

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Gardening Through the Holy Spirit

How do you function as a spiritual leader in your classroom? Are you a gardener? Scripture frequently describes our walk with God metaphorically, and its favorite source for metaphor is the garden. The Psalter begins with this beautiful assertion: the one who meditates on God’s law “is like a tree planted by streams of water, […]