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Recently my wife and I were privileged to attend the Dedication Ceremony for the donation ceremony of Dr. Virgil Trout’s 16,000 volume library. Dr. Trout has lectured in over one-third of our nations major universities on Christianity, ethics, and Science. (See http://devotionalsforeverydayliving.blogspot.com/2012/10/dr.html for a short bio). His topic at the dedication was: The Usefulness of the Impossible. The…Continue
Within our Christian brotherhood we have both liberals and conservatives, Democrats, Republicans, and Libertarians. Many of them are active in the political sphere. In this essay, the dangers that can befall all groups are highlighted.
"Diversity" is a word charged with meaning in our world. It usually provokes strong emotions from both proponents and antagonists. In the secular world arguments for diversity rest upon two postulates: 1) Racial discrimination in the past necessitates positive inclusion of minority groups in decisions in order to "make up" for past discrimination in organizations 2) "Studies show how diversity improves academic performance, reduces prejudice, lowers stress and psychological…Continue
This essay is prompted by a paper entitled "Moving from Solitude to Ministry," by Henri Nouwen. (1) In this paper he states:
"But in the spiritual life, the word discipline means "the effort to create space in which God can act." Discipline means to prevent everything in your life from being filled up. Discipline means that somewhere you're not occupied, and certainly not preoccupied. In the spiritual life discipline means to create that space in which something important…Continue