A Tribute To A Teammate

I was in St. Louis getting ready to speak at a conference when I received the news.  A college teammate of mine went home to be with the Lord.  The reason why this was bittersweet news was that our entire team had just been together for a special event at our alma mater a few […]

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Want To Know Yourself?

I have heard it said that the only certain things in life are death and taxes.  There is something else that every person strives for.  It doesn’t matter one’s age, economic status, location or anything else.  Everyone wants to feel important.  We all want to have significance.  I can remember classmates of mine in high […]

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The Importance of Knowing God

In part 1 of this series, I asked the question, What do our children need to know?  If you haven’t read that blog, I encourage you to go back and read it before reading this week’s post.  I ended that post by sharing another biblical principle for how we educate future generations.  The principle reads, The […]

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A Big Lesson Learned 50 Years Ago

This past Friday a group of 15 men gathered on the campus of Roberts Wesleyan College.  As the members of this group arrived, hugs were exchanged and conversations took place about how good it was to see each other again.  Other people that were in attendance figured that these men were just some other alumni […]

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What Do Our Children Need To Know?

I think you would agree that the acquisition of knowledge is a key element of all educational efforts, especially when it comes to schooling.  If this were not the case, then we would not be putting so much emphasis on things like standardized test scores, college entrance exams, etc.  However, the question that begs to […]

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What Does It Mean To Believe?

This may be the hardest blog post that I have ever written.  The reason why this has been difficult to write is that it draws a line in the sand for many Christian parents, pastors and educators.  It will challenge some to have to think about what they really do believe about how they educate […]

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Today’s Church Is In Trouble!

I read with concern the latest research findings from a project the Barna Group conducted for Summit Ministries.  The report, Competing Worldviews Influence Today’s Christians, is alarming to say the least.  The research project was trying to determine how non-biblical worldviews are influencing today’s practicing Christians.  In very simple terms, the findings show that today’s Christians […]

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I Was Shocked When I Saw These

A couple of months ago I was walking through a local antique shop with a good friend.  I came access some old editions of Life magazine.  As I shuffled through the pile of copies, one cover caught my eye.  The date on the cover was April 30, 1965.  What was unique about this particular copy of Life was […]

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The World’s Biggest Source of Fake News

I have been asking various individuals what group of people do they think is the biggest source of fake news.  I give them the following options. Mainstream media – i.e. ABC, NBC, CBS etc. Facebook Cable News Networks – i.e. CNN, FOX News, MSNBC etc. National Newspapers – i.e. NY Times, USA Today, Washington Post etc. […]

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