“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?
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?
Mandy Liu, professor of economics, presented her research “Like Mother Like Daughter? Behavioral and Economic Factors to Determine HPV Vaccination for Mothers and Adolescent Daughters: Evidence in Nepal” at the Himalayan Policy Research Consortium (HPRC) on December 3-4, 2023.
Calvin Dundore ’24, a business major passionate about creation care, helped local business Pathways for Children implement a new recycling and compost system for his internship this past semester.
“In losing the practice of being curious about the mystery of God we might be disregarding components of God’s essential nature, manifest through Christ. And what if losing the practice of seeing God this way means that we also lose the practice of viewing each other this way?”
Gregory Deddo, professor of art, tackles questions about identity, memory, AI and more in his exhibit “How the Morning Itself Appears,” on display until December 16 in the Gallery at Barrington Center for the Arts at Gordon College.
Gordon’s Graduate Public Health program has added certificates in Leadership and Health Management, Community Health and Epidemiology. The Graduate School of Education has added a certificate in the Science of Reading.