Unity Among the Brethren

I in them and you in me—so that they may be brought to complete unity. Then the world will know that you sent me and have loved them even as you have loved me (John 17:23). A desire for unity among C...

Called to See Creation

When I prepare a science topic to teach my students, I always like to start the process contemplating this biblical quote from Jesus, “You are not thinking as God does, but as human beings do.”  As h...

No Excuses

What chance did a child have who was born weeks after the 1929 stock market crash, the youngest of six children, in a nothing little town in Tennessee where the economy was already depressed? I would...

The World is Noisy

Face it, this world is noisy. We have so many outlets in which to find more information these days. Remember the days of seeking knowledge on a subject, and going to the library to find it? Maybe eve...

Calling All Heroes

My dryer tumbles cotton, and I contemplate the nature of one of literature’s elusive character archetypes: the Hero. How do you define a hero? In ancient works such as The Odyssey, or Beowulf, heroes...