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Ben Merkle


The Role of the Christian University

by Ben Merkle and Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

May 11, 2022

Our newest Fellow, Dr. Ben Merkle, joins us on this week’s episode. Dr. Merkle is President of New Saint Andrews College, and we talk about the current state of higher education, the need for foundational worldview formation in critical thinking, and the fact that half the students in universities don’t need to be there.


The Idol of Higher Education

by Ben Merkle and Ryan Eras

December 7, 2018

The true purpose of education is to create people who understand that in Christ they are free indeed. Universities today have lost sight of that goal, and until God grants repentance, we are driving off a cliff into economic ruin.