Greiner based his design on ancient
catacomb drawings of Peter and Jesus made by a first-century artist.
The sculpture depicts Christ washing the feet of the Apostle Peter.
Greiner stated, "There are times when the message conveyed by art
transcends the art itself, and the artist."
The anonymous donor of the "Divine
Servant" gave the $40,000 work of art to the college in honor of Dr.
James D. Strauss, professor emeritus at Lincoln Christian Seminary.
He was reminded of his college years at the institution when he saw
the work and recalled Dr. Strauss' inspiring message "The Order of
sculpture will be displayed at the front of the Earl C Hargrove
auditorium upon completion of renovation in late August.