Rebecca and Jacob, high school seniors from good Christian families, are confronted by their friends at school. “Where are you going to school next fall?”
Rebecca makes the rather odd declaration that she is going to study chemistry in college, because she wants to understand about and then to practice cleaning up all the polluted water that plagues millions around the globe. Her family, congregation, and friends have many different reactions to her plan. Some are encouraging. Jacob then “drops a bomb” and tells everyone that he wants to be a planetary scientist, investigating the differences in our solar system’s natural satellites, just because he is in awe of that part of Creation.
Imagine the concerns and questions thrown at the two. “So who’s going to hire you to do that?” “What kind of salary could you get?” “Why do something so secular like that? Scientists are mostly atheists and will completely disrespect your faith.”Continue the story
Each of these scientific disciplines contains a diverse collection of scientists and engineers. Through short biographies and personal narratives, we present a real-life look at what it looks like to follow Jesus in the field, in industry, and academia.