Christian Leaders and Educators Share Faith Stories from Their Student Days
Edited by Ronald Alan Knott
In 3 volumes
150 testimonies per volume
Dreading doctoral comps. Cheating in the lab. Fighting with parents. Embracing a mission. Learning to learn. Wrestling with doubt. Going hungry. Choosing a major. Flunking out. Helping a friend. Hearing the call. Struggling with finances. Stressing over finals. Confronting prejudice. Dealing with defeat. Falling in love. Breaking up. Picking up the pieces. Accepting grace. Losing hope. Finding Jesus.
More than 100 college, university, and seminary presidents, and an outstanding roster of administrators, professors, and other Christian thought leaders, share moving and instructive personal stories of how God led them while they themselves were students in higher education.
With first person testimonies by Andrew K. Benton, Bill Bright, Tony Campolo, Clyde Cook, Keith Graber Miller, Alec Hill, Walter C. Kaiser, Jr., Frederica Mathewes-Green, R. Albert Mohler, Jr., Kelly K. Monroe, J. P. Moreland, Richard J. Mouw, Mark A. Noll, Ronald J.
Sider, Robert B. Sloan, Jr., Jon R. Wallace, Gregory L. Waybright, Craig Williford . . . and many others.
Whether students, professors, administrators, or employees, all Christians involved in any way with higher education will find this unique collection of personal testimonies a compelling and winsome call to faith amid the trials and triumphs of academic life.
“Aptly arranged like a special collection of precious stones—beautiful gems of grace—these stories of personal faith bring us all closer to Christ. A book of encouragement for students everywhere, as well as for those who teach them, and all those who love and pray for them.”
–Timothy George, Dean, Beeson Divinity School, Samford University and Executive Editor, Christianity Today
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