February 20, 2020

Last month I participated in a Civil Rights Tour put on by Taylor University.  Various leaders from Taylor led a group of alumni, faculty, staff, students, and other friends through the South to major points of interest related to the struggles for Civil Rights in America. I am always eager to learn new things, and I was excited to get a chance to spend significant time immersing myself in the iss...

December 10, 2018

The world is filled with all sorts of problems.  In some sense to live is to have problems.  In some sense as well, our task in life is to solve problems despite their size, complexity, and impact.    

When you awake in the morning, you have problems right out of the gate.  You most likely must shower for you probably look, and perhaps, smell worse than you would like....

November 26, 2018

There is no lack of problematic, abusive, selfish, oppressive, and egotistical behavior on the part of men in our world today.  Anyone with a pulse knows that men do not always think or behave well.  In fact, some men can behave and have behaved in such appalling and malicious ways so as to make even a staunch theist question God’s existence (think Adolf Hitler).

When thinking about other prob...

May 14, 2018

Several years ago, a friend shared a tragic story with me.   When his sister, whom I’ll call Lisa, was young, she was abused by a family member.   As all abuse clearly is, it was a shocking and horrifying experience for Lisa.   That the abuser was a family member made it all the more difficult for everyone.  And the deleterious effects of the abuse were not limited to the young lady.  The entire f...

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