A colleague at Redeemer University College recently shared the following parable:
There once was an architect who designed a beautiful building. The construction crew came in, dug a big hole and laid a perfect foundation. Then the crew left. A crowd gathered to admire the beautiful foundation. End of story.
He shared this proverb as a means to ask a provocative question: Is Christian scholarship and teaching like this? I share some of my thoughts on this parable in my most recent Christian Courier column at: