Our Family Ride Through the Bible

        Mark D. Geil, Kinesiology and Health, Georgia State University     [December 1, 2008] — As I write these words on the 336th day of the year, I can begin to reflect on another annum of reading through the Bible, cover to cover, in order from page one to...

Marriage and the Academy

Joseph McRae Mellichamp, Emeritus Professor of Management Science The University of Alabama [Dec 7, 2008] —“I wrecked two marriages before earning tenure, and it wasn’t worth it.” A professor had come up to me several years ago, at the conclusion of a “How to...

My Favorite Professor

Peggy Huckaby Mellichamp Faculty Representative, Faculty Commons [Nov 30, 2008]— I married my best friend. Rae and I have been best friends for 52 years (48 of marriage and four years of dating) and we are looking forward to many more years answering God’s call...

Starting Out

  John Walkup Emeritus, Electrical Engineering Texas Tech University  My freshman year at Dartmouth  (above) I was terribly homesick, missing family and close friends  back in Seattle and struggling to understand my new faith in Jesus.  I Was Miserable I was in a...

The Lord Shuts — and Opens Doors

Edwin M. Yamauchi, Emeritus Ancient History, Miami University (Ohio) I graduated in 1960 with a degree in Hebrew and Hellenistics from Shelton College, a very small Christian school in northern New Jersey. How small was it?  A split in the Bible Presbyterian...