first thoughts on church & campus community

A few days ago, I wrote a post highlighting an issue I’m feeling more and more is crucial in for us to address. The issue’s old-school name is churchmanship – in this case, describing the involvement of college students in local churches during their collegiate career. Especially if you are …

is Wheaton a church?

Is a Christian college actually a church? What about a dorm Bible study? What about a major campus-based ministry, like Campus Crusade or InterVarsity? Do Christian communities like these equate to “church involvement”? Do they need to? In EACH of the first four issues of Wheaton College’s school newspaper, The …

a Wicked generation?

I had the awesome opportunity to see “Wicked” again Friday night. It has a standing engagement in Chicago, and for good reason this musical continues to be a very popular show on Broadway, touring, and in several standing engagements in the US and London. My friend Lance talks a lot …

from the towers of cathedrals to the faithful gathered underground

Sunday morning’s “Midwest Anglican Awakening” service at Wheaton was powerful. (The outside pickets were peaceful, and kinda small.) Like-minded Anglicans from throughout the Midwest – from as far as Minnesota – joined together to hear Peter Akinola (you can catch up with this event in the last post). It was …