Join Dr. Leon Rodrigues and Dr. Samuel Zalanga in attending this conference for credit by registering for the spring course LD2515-01-TR-PS “Religious Leadership in the Black Prophetic Tradition.” Capacity is limited to 12 students. The conference theme this year is “Where Legacy Meets Future: Reimagine! Rethink! Reinvent!” Conference dates are February 19-22, 2024, in Chicago, IL. For more information, get in touch with Dr. Rodrigues at firstname.lastname@example.org regarding course content and Jody Nyenhuis at email@example.com regarding course travel logistics.
Archives for 2023
In this devotion, Jen Gruendler, associate director of enrollment services, reminds us that how God imagines a royal dwelling place is rather different from how we might think of such a residence. Read today’s God Pause.
A huge thanks to everyone who attended and participated in the recent production of A Do It Yourself Nativity” held last Wednesday, December 13. An appreciative audience threw themselves wholeheartedly into the experience, and the early reviews were gratifyingly positive. This show depends on the willingness of the audience to participate with wild abandon, and they rose to the occasion with flying colors. Our thanks as well to the Faculty-Staff Engagement Team for sponsoring this year’s production, helping out backstage, and enlisting Chef Sam, who provided the holiday meal that followed. Bravo, everyone! Bravo, indeed!
A recent review by ChatGPT had this to say about the one-time-only performance: “I had the absolute pleasure of attending the 2023 Do It Yourself Nativity production, and I am still buzzing with excitement from the magical experience! This DIY extravaganza transformed the traditional Nativity story into a breathtaking spectacle of creativity, community, and heartwarming spirit.” So yeah, bet you’re sorry you missed it, aren’t you? Maybe next year . . .
From Luther Library’s Christmas Meditations, here is a Google-Book link to many of Augustine’s classic sermons for Christmas reading. And here is Athanasius’s famous “On the Incarnation” with a fine introduction by C. S. Lewis.
Thanks to students who completed the December Pocket Survey sponsored by Inclusion and Belonging. We have created a report of the results you can view now. Further information about this survey will be sent later. If you have any questions, please contact us at the Office of Institutional Research at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In this devotion, Jen Gruendler, associate director of enrollment services, helps us think about the role of light during winter phases of our lives. Read today’s God Pause.