For years, I thought I would only be happy doing full-time vocational ministry. I couldn’t imagine what life would be like if I wasn’t doing ministry. My mindset was stuck in a limited understanding of what it meant to serve God.
I learned a lot about discipleship in classrooms full of atheist students and professors. Years later, as I study at a Christian graduate school, I can see how the Spirit was teaching me about discipleship throughout my undergraduate years.
It’s easy to point out problems and do nothing to help solve them. It’s far more difficult—and more vital—to put some skin in the game and really love the Church.
Christian educators throughout history, and especially now, are having to adapt to these changes. For faith-based higher education, these challenges have pushed institutions to expand their vision, improve the quality of their programs, as well as reevaluate what Christian community on campus looks like.
“After College” is about navigating transitions, relationships and faith. Written by Erica Young Reitz, director at “Senior EXIT, a one-year experience that prepares graduating college seniors for the transition into the next phase of life.”
It’s not easy being an international student. For one, you’ll be leaving an entire support system behind with the challenge of gaining independence in a foreign country ahead of you. As an 18-year-old, I arrived in Canada on a whim about two weeks before school started. I had missed my […]