To the Board: Be the Right Kind of Reckless
Doug Wilson, one of New Saint Andrews College's founding members, exhorted the board of the college. We consider the exhortation's vision of leadership, ambition, and ethics to be a model for our college's students and faculty. His remarks also convey our conviction to remain a school of evangelical integrity.
To the board:
“And Jesus answered them, saying, The hour is come, that the Son of man should be glorified. Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone: but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit. He that loveth his life shall lose it; and he that hateth his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal. If any man serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serve me, him will my Father honour (John 12:23–26, KJV).
“Now is the judgment of this world: now shall the prince of this world be cast out” (John 12:31, KJV).
Jesus teaches His “up-is-down” ethic in multiple places. It …
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