Recent FCMMsThe Better Story
The Better Story A Good Story There is one story I know better than any other. This story is dear to my heart, and I give time and energy to developing it every... Read More...Preparing Our Replacements
Preparing Our Replacements Even as new Assistant Professors, down deep inside, we know that we will not be here forever. An abundance of Scripture affirms the... Read More...I can do this!
I can do this! It’s funny how we can feel so confident in some areas and so fearful in other areas. While we are highly competent and confident in some arenas of experience... Read More...An Attitude of Gratitude
An Attitude of Gratitude Ever think about how blessed we are to be professors? For the most part, we have great jobs that are esteemed, that compensate us reasonably well,... Read More...God Needs Witnesses More than Lawyers
God Needs Witnesses More than Lawyers “You will be my witnesses.” Acts 1:8 The life of faith can be ironic at times. During an on-going conversation with an Indian... Read More...Help for the Cowardly Lion
A Cup of Tea As predictably as tea leaves settle in the bottom of a cup when left undisturbed, I settle for the familiar and the safe. I often try to evade situations that... Read More...Sent to My University?
As amazing as this sounds, you and I have been sent to the respective university where we each work. In John 20:21, Jesus tells His disciples following His resurrection: “As... Read More...Read More Posts From This Category
Marcel Perret-Gentil, Animal Research- Univ. Veterinarian, Univ. of Texas, San Antonio [March 11, 2014]~ Born in Caracas, Venezuela, I had no idea when I came to Kansas... Read More...Open Door – Open Heart
Megan Testerman, Law Student, University of Florida [February 18, 2014] A Student’s View Something dynamic happens when someone stands in the classroom and shares... Read More...A Baptized Imagination
“In honor of the 50th Anniversary of C.S. Lewis’s death” Jay Lorenzen, Faculty Commons Staff [Nov. 19, 2013]~~ As a young professor at Oxford, C.S. Lewis... Read More...A Special Place in God’s Heart
David G. Loomis, Economics, Illinois State University [Nov. 5, 2013]– Universities can be places of quiet desperation. I believe God has put us here to provide... Read More...Including 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...Read More Posts From This Category...
Marcel Perret-Gentil, Animal Research- Univ. Veterinarian, Univ. of Texas, San Antonio [March 11, 2014]~ Born in Caracas, Venezuela, I had no idea when I came to Kansas... Read More...My 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...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...