Gordon in Orvieto Resident Assistant Emily Friesen shares about the 10 days she had with the spring semester cohort before the global COVID-19 pandemic altered their plans.
As many of us try to navigate our new housebound “normal,” Joel Cox ’16 shares what we can learn from the habits of Jesus and from La Vida’s “solo” experiences.
“As we all process the state of the world, may we too do it in the context of faith, trust and hope in God. We can grieve the losses caused by this pandemic and we can struggle to rebuild a routine and find a new normal, but let’s do this still saying, ‘[the LORD] is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust’ (Psalm 91:2).”
Right now, we are God’s people whose despair can find glimpses of hope when our imaginations break out into trust-filled declarations that God will be faithful even when we don’t yet know what that looks like.
Here is what we cling to: In the midst of it all, God is present. God still goes before us. When we look at a map of the world, every single place is known by God and present to God. God is present.
As Gordon’s week of “pause” comes to an end today and classes resume online next week, here are some tips for how you can make the transition to online learning from wherever you may be.
It’s rare to choose a vocation in high school and make it stick, rarer still for the vocation to center on a disease of the elderly. But that’s Tim Hohman’s story.
As a Christian in the media, Malcolm believes that journalism plays important roles that carry spiritual significance: telling the truth, promoting global understanding, shedding light in dark places and holding people in authority accountable.
“Being in the foster care system I wasn’t always able to see that the state or government was working for me. But now to be on the other end, knowing that there are senators and representatives fighting for these issues, has been important to see. In a way, it’s been a healing process.”
Gordon College is one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features Gordon College in the 2015 edition of its annual college guide, The Best 379 Colleges, released today. Only 15 percent of America’s 2,500 four-year colleges are profiled in the book, which is The Princeton Review’s flagship college guide.