End of Year Update (& look ahead) The pioneer missionary Hudson Taylor once said: “There are three stages in every great work of God: first, it is impossible, then it is difficult, then it is done.” Perhaps no one should presume at the outset to be doing a “great work,” yet I
Why a Building? Why do you need a building? Why incur such big costs for a new and unproven ministry? To understand why The South Carolina Study Center is committed to being a place, not just an organization, it is important to understand the concept of a “social imaginary.” For
Launch Event: Christianity's Challenge to the Modern University (Oct 26) In ancient Athens, Luke tells us, “all the Athenians and the foreigners who lived there would spend their time in nothing except telling or hearing something new” (Acts 17:21). Luke's observation—half compliment, half put-down—shows both the promise and peril of intellectual environments.
Christian Formation and the Importance of Place Across two decades in the middle of the twentieth century, several friends and scholars met at an Oxford pub, the Eagle and the Child, to discuss literature and university life. The Inklings—this informal group of Christian scholars—did not have big ambitions, and J.R.R Tolkien had