Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018
Location: Tate 473
The speaker for the CFF monthly meeting will be Dr. Phil Bishop. Phil is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, James Madison University, and the University of Georgia where he earned a Doctor of Education. He began as a professor at the University of Alabama in 1984, became a full professor in 1994, and in 2006 was named the first Paul W. Bryant Professor of Education before retiring in 2017 to work with Faculty Commons. He is married to his wife, Brenda, and they have five children. His talk is titled “Mentoring/Discipling in the Academe.” An abstract is below.
Abstract: Luke 6:40b tells us that “every student, when he/she is fully trained, will be JUST like her/his teacher”. If we think about this, it ought to grab our attention. We are mentoring/discipling whether intentional or not, for good or for ill. Professors impact the world and the influencers of the world. In this brief presentation, Dr. Bishop will speak about his own failures and successes, provide some general guidelines for mentorship, and highlight a menu of opportunities to use in deliberately discipling for eternal results.