“I serve a God who cares deeply about justice. In these situations justice is about looking at people as real people and not as moral failures.” As leader of Amirah, a Beverly, MA-based nonprofit that provides exit and aftercare opportunities to women in the commercial sex trade, Dr. Mary Speta, ‘14 serves more than 100 sex trafficking survivors each year.
“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.
Gordon College announces Jason Linders as the new director of athletics for the Fighting Scots. Linders comes to Gordon with nearly 20 years of experience in sport management at organizations including Chicago State University, Grand Canyon University, the University of South Florida and the University of Nevada.
On February 5 the Center for Faith and Inquiry and the Princemere Writers Series collaborated to invite Irish poet Micheal O’Siadhail, who presented his own approach to navigating questions of self and service—poetry. An internationally acclaimed and award-winning sonneteer, his newest book Desire asks, what is it that we really desire, and what is truly worth desiring?
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.