How can higher education strengthen one’s faith? What about going to college leads people away from Christ? Vince Beiler discusses how his education interacts with his faith. Vince asks, “[W]hen Christians who join academia become agnostic, is the problem with the Christian or with the organization they entered?
How does studying science challenge a Christian’s faith? In what ways do conservative Anabaptists tend to view science wrongly? In this episode, John Mark Kuhns discusses how higher education and the study of science affected his faith in God. John Mark encourages us to correctly understand how science works to find truth. This episode is the second part of an interview with John Mark.
How should Christians view secular science? In what ways does properly understanding nature affect the way we live? John Mark Kuhns, a teacher at Faith Builders Christian School, has a record of pursuing the sciences. In this episode, he discusses how Christians should view and be involved in science. John Mark specifically discusses evolution and creation care. This is part one of a two-part series.
In the early 2000s, Val Yoder and his family felt called to be involved in the development of a training place for young people. Several years later they moved to Thailand in order to help start the Institute for Global Opportunities. In this episode, Val shares the story and vision behind starting IGo and explains what the value is in having a school set in a culture that is different from the students’ home culture.
Micheal Sattler was an important leader in the Anabaptist movement during the reformation. Sattler, and several other radical reformers, were highly educated. In this episode, Dr. Finny Kuruvilla discusses these leaders and how their education affected Anabaptism. Also discussed is how education can be used well in the building of God’s kingdom.
Should you go to college? If so, why? Is college necessary, or should we simply learn by doing? In today's episode, Kyle Stoltzfus reflects on his journey of higher education while offering insight into some of the cautions and benefits of pursuing a higher education.
In this final episode from the Hartwell Men's Seminar, Pete Whitt reflects on his experiences in public school and the incredible blessing it is to have our own Christian schools. From teaching evolution to fighting & death threats, Pete reminds us what we have been spared from. In spite of the investment and commitment needed to operate a Christian school, Pete assures us that the benefits far outweigh the sacrifices.
Drawing from nearly thirty years of experience in education, Pete Whitt shares his passion for teaching and equipping the next generation. While teachers have a great responsibility to instill knowledge, Pete hightlights the fact that parents are the ones who need to create and foster a desire to learn. May you be challenged and blessed as you listen to this episode.