GORDON J. VAN WYLEN

Chairman, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan

While I believe the Christian faith apart from its particular benefits, it touches my life in the university in three specific ways, namely: my work has purpose and significance because this is God’s world, and all study and learning are gifts of God to be used for his glory and the benefit of our fellow men; it provides enlightenment and understanding on many problems, from the pride of man to the future destiny of the human race; and it gives a motive and pattern for service through the example we have in the character and the incarnation and suffering of our Lord.

Robert B. Fischer

Professor of Chemistry, Indiana University

The explosively expanding frontiers of knowledge and its implications and applications make this an intensely exciting, yet awesome age in which to live. All these serve to intensify, but not really to modify, the relevance of Christ to the world. Man is a spiritual being, as well as a physical being, and only through personal faith in Christ can any individual be made complete. We as Christians, individually and collectively, must be ever alert to the urgency of bringing the fullness of the Gospel to the whole man.

C. C. Morrill

Chairman, Department of Veterinary Pathology, Michigan State University

The scholar in whatever field constantly searches for relevance. According to God’s Word, this search, to be most fruitful, must involve Jesus Christ for “in [him] are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge … and ye are complete in him” (Col. 2:3, 10). By opening our spiritual eyes, he gives all of our knowledge new meaning—new relevance. Thanks be to God who has delivered us from the power of darkness and translated us ...

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