Recent MMMsA Battle Worth Fighting
Rick Hove, Faculty Commons Executive Director, [May 6, 2013]– Few places seize my heart like Gettysburg. The tranquil rolling fields and scattered wooded... Read More...Kindness and Truth
James M. Tour, Professor of Chemistry, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Rice University [April 29, 2013]– What does it mean to meditate... Read More...Meditation, Anyone?
James M. Tour, Professor of Chemistry, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Rice University [April 22, 2013] — In view of today’s pluralism... Read More...How Much Do We Really Know?
Phil Bishop, Professor of Kinesiology, University of Alabama [April 15, 2013]— Most people consider the highly educated professors of the modern university a largely... Read More...Friendship
Faculty Commons Virtual Team, Faculty Commons, a Cru ministry [April, 2013]— Friendship is the greatest of worldly goods. Certainly to me it is... Read More...Who Are the Neediest?
Nadya Popov, Department of History, University of West Georgia [April 1, 2013]— In Matthew 9:9-13, Jesus is described as habitually keeping company with tax-collectors... Read More...When You Feel Burned Out
Heather Holleman, Professor of English, Penn State University [March 25, 2013]— Every spring, I suffer from the classic symptoms of “burnout.” After a long academic... Read More...Read More Posts From This Category
EncouragementIncluding a Christian Worldview in Science Class
John Wilson, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Georgia State University [Oct.1,2012] In my position as a Christian and an instructor at a state university, I ask myself,... Read More...When God Lifts the Veil
John Walkup, Emeritus, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas Tech University, Faculty Commons Staff [March 25, 2012] – Many times as followers of Jesus we are... Read More...Dialogues with Denise
John Marson Dunaway, French and Interdisciplinary Studies, Mercer University [Mar.4, 2012]– I first arrived at Mercer, a freshly-minted young Ph.D., an assistant... Read More...Next time, Try This
Heather Holleman, English, Penn State University [November 6, 2011] – I’m sitting next to a stack of essays, coffee in one hand, pen in the other. As I... Read More...Be An Encourager
Heather Holleman, English, Penn State University [Sept 25, 2011]– During the summer of 1994 when I was a camp counselor, a friend told me she thought I... Read More...Beginning The School Year — By Faith
Phillip A Bishop, Exercise Physiology, University of Alabama [Aug. 28, 2011] – I once was a Naval Flight Officer and our aircraft had landed for a few hours in Rota,... Read More...You Can’t Say “God” in Here
Lester W. Knotts, English, United States Military Academy [ Feb 15, 2009 ] — A few years ago, I was leading a discussion in a first-year literature survey course. We... Read More...Read More Posts From This Category...
SufferingMy Ultimate Gift To A Friend
Sonya and Rick Hove, National Director – Faculty Commons, Durham, North Carolina [March 19, 2011] — Sonya’s Diary, February 15 – Today they... Read More...In His Hands
Sauchi Stephen Lee, Statistics, University of Idaho [April 18, 2010]— I can still recall the day when I asked my chairman, “Do you think of spiritual things at times?” It... Read More...Finding Compassion
Sam Matteson, Physics, University of North Texas [Jan 17, 2010]— “Purnima has lost her baby.” The words stabbed my heart. The wife of Arup, a new junior faculty... Read More...The Little Decisions
Mark Pritchard, Director Northwest Center for Sport Business College of Business, Central Washington University [Oct. 26, 2009] – Good and evil both increase at... Read More...Read More Posts From This Category
Marriage & FamilyTo Compromise or Not?
Curby Alexander, Assistant Professor, College of Education, Texas Christian University [Sept. 17, 2012] “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you... Read More...When Marriage Drifts
Jay Lorenzen, Political Science, retired, Air Force Academy [April 22]– Laurie and I needed help. You’d think we would have figured this marriage thing out. It had... Read More...Bringing the Gospel Home
Randy Newman, Faculty Commons staff at George Mason University [Nov. 20, 2011]– Witnessing, for most of us Christians, is difficult. Witnessing to family members... Read More...The Gift
Karl D. Stephan, Electrical Engineering, Texas State [October 2, 2011]– For too long, I have viewed my life as two distinct worlds, increasingly separated. In the... Read More...Read More Posts From This Category...