Recent MMMsHelp 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...William Wilberforce and the Clapham Circle
They called it a “meeting that never adjourned” and an unending “concert of benevolence.” They were, in the words of Edmund Burke, “God’s little platoon.”... Read More...Numbering Our Days
“So teach us to number our days, that we may get a heart of wisdom” Psalm 90:12 As my recent retirement approached, I began a countdown: “Days to May 15=101”—... Read More...To Love and Good Works
“All God’s people are sent on mission and called to ministry. The only questions are where, among whom, and doing what?” Ed Stetzer There is a geeky joy that most of... Read More...It’s About Rank
Rick Hove, Executive Director, Faculty Commons, Cru [May 6, 2014]~ In his Handbook of Academic Titles, Michael Shamos of Carnegie Mellon found over 800 different faculty... Read More...Better Together
Phil Bishop Exercise Science & Kinesiology University of Alabama [April 29, 2014] “Do what? Rich, you know this isn’t the way I do foreign mission trips,” I... 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...