Richard J. Mouw
Professor and former president, Fuller Theological Seminary
Richard J. Mouw is president emeritus and professor of faith and public life Fuller Theological Seminary, where he served as president from 1993–2013. He earned his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Chicago. Mouw is the author of 17 books, including “Consulting the Faithful,” “The Smell of Sawdust: What Evangelicals Can Learn from Their Fundamentalist Heritage,” “He Shines in All That’s Fair: Culture and Common Grace,” “Wonderful Words of Life,” “Calvinism in the Las Vegas Airport,” and “Praying at Burger King.” He is a columnist for Beliefnet and a panelist for the Washington Post online forum “On Faith.”
Do we have to choose between highbrow and lowbrow when promoting the life and mission of the church?
What is constant about leadership no matter the context? And what is context-specific?
Like the grits at Waffle House, grace comes whether you ask for it or not.
Before telling people what to do, ask how they understand their position on the team.
The non-praying academy depends on the praying one for the virtues that make the intellectual life possible.
When I witness the TV talking heads shouting at each other, I wonder what their mealtimes were like when they were young.
American visitors to churches in China can be surprised to hear them singing “our” hymns. Until we realize they aren’t “ours.” They have become “theirs.”
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