September/October 1998 Edition
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Contents, September/October 1998:
- Character Does Matter
- Frederica Matthewes-Green, a Christianity Today columnist and regular commentator on National Public Radio, explains why character is essential to good, as in good for the people, leadership. With examples from the past, Frederica illustrates the dangers of powerful, charismatic leadership without character.
- Indoctrination 101
- An anonymous liberal arts professor pulls back the veil on the radical takeover of the classroom. With piercing insight, this professor dissects the changes taking place in research, teaching, and curriculum. As this professor already has to fight for merit raises because of her conservative stance, anonymity is imperitive to retain her job and standing.
- You Can Love Monday
- In a Real Issue interview, John Beckett, president of the world's largest manufacturer of heating oil burners, explains how Christians need to follow God's calling in any profession, with an emphasis on university faculty. Beckett explains how God will use a person when they recognize God's plan for them right where they are.
- Missionary to the Campus
- Dr. John Cogdell, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Texas, Austin, was commissioned by his church for his work on the campus. In a recent interview, Cogdell explains how this commissioning came about and what it has meant to him.
- The Sacred Desk of the Professor
- Don Davis was the pastor of Hope Chapel when it commissioned Dr. John Cogdell as a minister to the campus. Davis explains in an interview how the church came to recognize his calling as a Christian professor and how any faculty member might go about getting support from their local church for their ministry on campus.
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