As you might have noticed, I’m don’t introduce myself as a (theoretical) ecologist. That’s because it’s not my identity (and is probably not yours either). It’s my job. My identity is different, I’m a Christian, I’m a father, I’m a husband and probably more.
I don’t believe in the separation of work and private life. I believe in working with my friends. Whether I will work efficient today depends on whether Anja let me sleep well, whether Arthur wanted to cuddle after waking up, whether Johanna played silly with me and whether Nora was happy when I brought her to school . I will always bring my family to work implicitly, so why not make this explicitly?
I am a christian, that is I believe that Jesus Christ, Son of God, lived a prefect sinless live and died on the cross for my sins. I believe pretty much everything in the bible.
Some people wonder how I can be a Christian and a scientist. Sometimes I wonder how people can be scientists but not Christians, it’s seriously so obvious (see Christianity). If you have any questions, please do reach out, I’d even prefer questions about Jesus over questions about my work, seriously.
However, I want to also state that I’m probably not as how you imagine most Christians. I love God and I love people, no questions asked. If you have any concerns about my Christianity, please do reach out.