People sometimes talk about how universities are hostile places for Christians and how they lead people away from faith. Yet, I think this idea of universities being anti-Christian is too simplistic...
Brenda Kronemeijer Heyink
I'm the campus pastor of Campus Edge Fellowship, a ministry to graduate students, staff and faculty at Michigan State University. I'm also a PhD candidate in Old Testament at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam.
A recent article notes that depression is common on university campuses. The sub-title is that graduate students are more at risk.
I'd be happy to share. Can you give me a bit more about yourself, so that I can share that with you properly? Feel free also to contact me via email (brenda at campusedgemsu.com)posted on: Young Adult Bible Study Ideas?
For our graduate student group, we tend to rotate between a study based on a book (that people can read but don't have to) or on a book of the Bible. Both of those require a bit more preparation...posted on: Young Adult Bible Study Ideas?
Thank-you for the reminder of how my own quieting myself of/from distractions is a gift I bring to those to whom I pastor.posted on: Leading in an Age of Distraction
Thanks for the comments. I have to admit that I'm not sure what's best in terms of attending a Christian college or a public university. I went to a Christian college (Redeemer), and it was very...