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The power of gratitude

11/21/16
11:03 PM




Have you ever stepped into the presence of someone who exudes joy?  How did you feel?  Did you leave wondering what you’re missing in your own spiritual journey and why that joy eludes... Read more »

Alumni advice for 2016 graduates

05/16/16
9:30 PM




We recently asked Northwestern alumni to share their best post-graduation advice with the class of 2016. This is what they said:  “I [graduated] with $15K in student loans…. I lived... Read more »

The intersection of creativity and innovation

04/04/16
6:52 PM




There’s a verb in the Hebrew language—bara’, meaning “to create”—that is only used when speaking of God. It punctuates the books of the Old Testament, persistently and unmistakably... Read more »

How to build an orphanage on faith

03/29/16
2:33 PM




Chances are good that you’ve had an idea that seems great, if only…something. If only you had more time, money or education then you could tackle that big dream. Maybe if your situation was a... Read more »

Good grief: Why Holy Week is important

03/24/16
8:00 PM




We are in the midst of a time commonly referred to as Holy Week—the days leading up to the celebration of Easter. In contrast to the joy and triumph of Easter, these days are marked by the... Read more »

Learning from Sand Castles

03/09/16
2:32 PM




By Sara Ring, M.B.A.   Spring weather shifts our thinking: from boots to sandals, sweaters to shorts, and from building snowmen to creating sand castles. Even though sand castles... Read more »

Learning to love through the mess of adoption

03/04/16
4:00 PM




If you listen to Erin (Black) Sibley ’04 for thirty seconds, you’ll know she’s a mom. It’s her quick, witty candor peppered with bits of kid English, e.g. “icky”—and the fact she can laugh at a... Read more »

Science & Theology: Revelation in the natural world - Part 2

02/26/16
5:58 PM




By Dr. Lisanne Winslow   What can science teach us about God? In a previous article, I introduced the idea that our personal experiences in creation can shape our knowledge of the... Read more »

Science & Theology: Revelation in the natural world - Part 1

02/08/16
9:52 PM




By Dr. Lisanne Winslow   The day was warm and moist as I stood at the edge of the sea with eleven college students. As a biologist and professor at the University of Northwestern, a... Read more »

Color blind sunsets and rainbows

12/30/15
3:00 PM




Sunsets and rainbows are the subjects in a series of fascinating works by two Northwestern art professors. Instead of saturated purples, blues, reds and oranges, these images are composed of a... Read more »

The power of authentic community

12/03/15
11:10 PM




“What are they going to think? Is it going to sound good? Is this too much to share? Will they look down on me?” These are the questions Britt Gonyea wrestled with as he prepared for his chapel... Read more »

Actor finds best role yet

11/10/15
1:30 PM




UNW grad student Amit Mehra's journey toward the Master of Organizational Leadership program. Read more »

Behind Truest: Hope on a journey with mental illness

08/25/15
1:44 PM




Admissions counselor and author Jackie Lea Sommers '03 will release her first young adult novel,  Truest,  on September 1. As one of her reviewers says, she "takes the YA genre to a new... Read more »

Karen Swallow Prior gives literature a voice you can't ignore

08/11/15
5:30 PM




Scanning titles of Karen Swallow Prior’s most recent articles , a stranger may never guess this upcoming, passionate voice in the online public square belongs to a professor of English. The... Read more »

A successful merger: Christ and the corporate world

07/28/15
6:04 PM




Simon Hearne spent most of his adult life climbing the corporate ladder. He didn’t stop climbing completely, but in 2006 his life took a dramatic turn as he came to know Christ at age 42. ... Read more »

Seven ways to do big things with big faith

06/25/15
9:00 AM




A faith-based approach to reaching your goal Tenaya (T.J.) Tison’s path to earning a college degree was more of a zig-zag than a straight line. It included three colleges, getting married,... Read more »

Saying 'yes' to God and science: Dr. Sickler's new project

04/02/15
7:58 PM




Assistant Professor of Philosophy Bradley Sickler ’s window is open. The sunlight and earthy air filling his office mean much more than season change—they are a declaration that not only is God... Read more »

Off the Cuff with Jon Acuff

12/05/12
9:00 AM




Jon Acuff, author of Quitter and Stuff Christians Like , spoke in chapel for a few days in November, talking about letting go of your boring view of God.  Since he was around, we... Read more »

KTIS PrayerWorks reaches half a million prayers

08/24/11
9:00 AM




August 24— The 98.5 KTIS outreach program "PrayerWorks” was created with a simple idea: Use radio reach to connect listeners that have prayer concerns with listeners willing to pray. The... Read more »

Michael Wise, Ph.D., Served as Expert Advisor on the Science Museum's Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit

03/12/10
9:00 AM




Michael Wise, Ph.D., Northwestern professor of Hebrew Bible and ancient languages and chair of the Northwestern Department of Biblical & Theological Studies, served as expert advisor for the... Read more »
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