In the previous two posts, I’ve raised some issues to do with dependence. In an attempt to avoid fostering dependence, we may too easily become task focused, treating people as projects rather than, well, people. But avoiding dependence is motivated by recognising the full dignity of other believers. So where […]
An article for AFES PrayerNet Get set to pop the corks and pump up the volume. World Student Day (#ifeswsd) is celebrating what God doing in universities all over the world! Help your campus group join the party by getting up to speed with what’s going on.
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I was keen to hear more from Vinoth Ramachandra about his background and the vision we’ve been discussing recently here. Here’s what he had to say. He is the Secretary for Dialogue and Social Engagement in IFES and you can find him online at his blog.
‘Engaging the university’ is an exciting development in campus ministry circles. After my first coverage of it, here are a few reflections and questions. I’m continuing to focus on students in this post, and you’ll see why below.
• Read the previous posts: part one — part two — part three It’s time to wrap up my survey of Vinoth Ramachandra’s lecture, ‘Engaging the university’. Ramachandra concludes by presenting a vision for university ministry. It’s a different angle to what we’re familiar with as Australians, and he dubs it a […]
I’ve spent my last couple of posts exploring an important lecture by Vinoth Ramachandra. We’ve already had a brief look at the world of the university. Now, let’s ask what it means to be a Christian within that. • Listen to part 2/4 of the lecture • Listen to part 3/4 of […]