From Fear to Hope: Looking for Christ in the faith of rising generations 

“Let’s be honest: Our conception and practices of faith formation belong to a different era that for many are not translating into a vibrant faith experience for younger generations. But there is more to the story. Rising generations are finding and expressing faith differently.”

In the most recent Stillpoint, Dr. Sharon Galgay Ketcham, professor of theology and Christian ministries, explores the shift from fear to hope as we look for Christ in the faith of rising generations.

Reflections on Thriving: The Shocking Shape of Love

Like a plant turning its leaves toward the sun, sinking its roots deep, we yearn for what it takes to grow, to thrive. . .We develop our minds, our portfolios, our profiles. We want comfort, health and pleasure. We don’t mind working hard to obtain these things if that’s what it takes to have a life worth living. But is that all it takes?

The Power of Gratitude: Dr. Ivy George’s Vision for a United Society 

On January 23 Gordon’s Center for Faith and Inquiry (CFI) hosted its first event of the semester on its year long theme of “The one and the many.” Ivy George, professor of sociology, explained in her talk, “Oneing and Hospitality” the beginnings of a new project that examines the Christian’s role of hospitality in restoring our country to peace and unity through the concept of “oneing.” To restore our relationships with each other, we first need to restore our relationship with God and our posture towards gratitude and wonder.  

Empowering Cross-Cultural Discipleship: Gordon Students Translate Key Christian Discipleship Book 

Hannah Donnelly `21, Anne Shearer `24, Kellyn Burden `24 and Libby Trudeau `24, are making a Christian discipleship book, originally written in Spanish by Dr. Guillermo Mac Kenzie, accessible for English-speaking Christians and English readers interested in Christianity.

Reflections On Thriving: The Gift Of Work

As a longtime career development professional, I am struck by God’s commitment to preparing people of faith for lives of work, service, ministry and contribution around the globe. Gordon’s mission—a timeless statement of this intentional preparation for contribution—is joined by the invitation to students to thrive in the fullest sense of that word.