I heard of a professor who started every class with these words written on the white board: I MAY BE WRONG, BUT… With this acknowledgment, she then led the class through her process of determining why she didn’t think she was wrong. What is so revolutionary about that? Well, we live in a world where… Read More I may be wrong…
Once a week, I carpool the neighborhood kids to middle school down the mountain. No matter which parent is driving them, they have a morning ritual of listening to a radio show where the DJ makes a prank phone call. This morning, the trick call was to a kindergarten art teacher. The radio man was… Read More I’m sorry.
As we age, I think most people have things they’ve done that make them shudder when they remember. I have a list of them that I recall to mind when I need to take my ego down a notch. Thinking about them is my rendition of flogging. I pull these memories out of my personal… Read More Navel Gazing: Regrets
I have always gone to church, but I almost quit. In fact, I almost quit every week. I spend many Sundays wondering what the point is? Many times I don’t really enjoy it. I doubt if I’d be missed. Intellectually, I know God is not found in a building. In fact, I often wonder if God… Read More I Go to Church
Even in her cynicism, Sarah’s faith shines bright, and she submits in faith to try once more to make a baby. She believed God. … Read More Women in the Text: Sarah’s Submissive Reputation
I guess the early church had given up on each other. I wonder if those spurs had anything to do with it?… Read More When spurs leave you bleeding and jumpy…
Words are not a talisman of protection against strong desire or deceit. In fact, referencing God’s Word is Satan’s best tactic in tempting Christians to act like heathens. … Read More Satan’s best tactic