How to Start Reading the Bible

Reading the Bible can be intimidating.  It's a big book, with lots of contributors, written a long time ago, and with many levels of meaning.  With so much to consider the hardest part of reading the Bible may simply be getting started. A Seminarian Struggles to Read the Bible I remember a season in my life when … Continue reading How to Start Reading the Bible

Why Christians Should Care about New Literacy Standards

While many people object to the Common Core standards in part or in whole, Christians should favor any educational reform that pushes higher reading standards. The Common Core State Standards attempt to wrangle the diverse education standards of each state into a "common core" of learning outcomes for every student in the nation.  According to … Continue reading Why Christians Should Care about New Literacy Standards

What Are You Getting Good At?

For a long time I used to consider myself talent-less because I didn't have an exceptional skill and boring because I didn't have any hobbies to speak of.  But it turns out I actually had lots of talents and several hobbies.  I could demonstrate exceptional skill in a variety of activities.  I just wasn't doing … Continue reading What Are You Getting Good At?