Dreams Really Do Come True: A Women’s Theology Conference

Yesterday I stepped away from the registration table and stood in the back of Melton Hall on Trinity International University’s campus and reveled in the sight of 132 women gathered for Identity: A Women’s Theology Conference.  The dream had come … Continue reading

Old Dogs Can Learn New Tricks, aka Neuroplasticity

With the advent of each technological advancement comes a discussion of its impact upon culture, society and how people think.  The printed page, typewriters, radio, television and now the internet have undergone such analysis. Journalists and researchers are now pulling … Continue reading

Lance and “Limitless”

Lance Armstrong’s taped confession to Oprah scheduled to be aired this Thursday, January 17, 2013, brings to mind the concept and message underlying the 2011 movie, “Limitless“. In the movie, a writer, Eddie Morra, suffering from writer’s block discovers an experimental … Continue reading

Laughing About Punctuation

Lynne Truss made me laugh out loud while reading her best-selling book on punctuation, “Eats, Shoots and Leaves”.  Any author who can make a reader laugh, even silently, about punctuation is to be respected and commended.  If the reader loudly … Continue reading

Evidence of Healing: When Our Scars No Longer Define Us

The thoracic surgeon walked into the surgical waiting room carrying a large magic marker in hand.  He drew an 8″ line from the top to the bottom of my sternum and said, “That’s the line we’ll follow when we make the … Continue reading

More than Brain Power

On Thursday, November 15, I traveled to Milwaukee with two friends from TEDS to attend the 64th annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society.  Many of the greatest minds, thinkers and teachers in the worldwide evangelical community were in attendance … Continue reading