CAMPUS MINISTRY

Campus Ministry

SuperUser Account / Tuesday, June 25, 2019

 

Sparking lively dialogue about the powerful implications of the Christian faith for academic work and personal life, through scholarly campus forums and small group formation.

Dr. Gordon E. Carkner, the Director of Graduate & Faculty Campus Ministries, along with his wife Ute love connecting with future global leaders within the graduate student university community. Through hospitality, biblical investigation, prayer and discussions of faith and academic studies, these students are drawn into kingdom concerns and introduced to God's powerful agape love. This is a transformational experience that builds community at the crux of high achievement passion, loneliness and stress. With a team of faculty, the ministry mines the wisdom of the ages, employing excellent Christian scholarship.


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OC Reads: One Thousand Gifts OC Reads: One Thousand Gifts

OC Reads: Book Recommendations from OC Team Members. Read Gord Carkner's recommendation for An...
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The Prayer of a Student Skeptic The Prayer of a Student Skeptic

Dear God, Buddha, Allah, Plato, Krishna, Beings from other planets, Jesus, Confucius, Zeus, Ra, the...
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The Great Escape from Nihilism The Great Escape from Nihilism

This book is about a journey: out of the confines of nihilism into the heart of meaning. It presses...
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Campus Ministry Campus Ministry

Sparking lively dialogue about the powerful implications of the Christian faith for academic work ...
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Dialogue on Jesus Dialogue on Jesus

There exist today in the minds of people many different versions of Jesus. Cultural interpretation ...
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Reflections on UBC Comagape Conference
Conversations with a Jewish Professor & UBC Students. These are Gord Carkner's reflections on the recent Comagape Conference at UBC. Students from various Christian clubs at UBC emerged this academic year with a br...
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Charles Taylor and the Modern Quest for Identity
Pre-eminent McGill University Emeritus Philosopher Charles Taylor is an iconic international scholar in the field of the late modern self.  Millennials are currently facing a significant existential identity struggle an...
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Everything is New in 2020 in Light of the Incarnation
God’s word of love becomes flesh in us, is embodied in us, is enacted through us and in doing so, trust is forged between word spoken and the reality of which it speaks, between the words we speak and transcendent reali...
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OC Reads: One Thousand Gifts
OC Reads: Book Recommendations from OC Team Members. Read Gord Carkner's recommendation for Ann Voskamp's One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are.
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The Prayer of a Student Skeptic
Dear God, Buddha, Allah, Plato, Krishna, Beings from other planets, Jesus, Confucius, Zeus, Ra, the Universe, the Great Principle, etc. Is anyone out there? Pluralism is confusing. Could you get together, have a ch...
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The Great Escape from Nihilism
This book is about a journey: out of the confines of nihilism into the heart of meaning. It presses the question: Does nihilism have the last word? The book addresses a contemporary crisis of faith, a crisis of identity...
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