The Word Among Us

Advent 2014 Issue

Stranger in a Strange Land

Navigating the challenges of a secular university.

By: Lynne May

Stranger in a Strange Land: Navigating the challenges of a secular university. by Lynne May

One Friday night in my first term of college, I found myself at a house party with other members of my university women’s singing ensemble. Standing there surrounded by people who were drinking and partying, I suddenly thought, “What am I doing?”

It was to avoid the student partying lifestyle and to meet people who could be my friends that I had joined the singing group. I was looking...

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