Growing up during the time that I did, if you were a church-going person, you learned the words to lots of hymns – at least “the first, second and final stanza” words. One of those hymns for me was “Blessed Assurance”.
This week we complete reading the Gospel of Luke. Have you noticed how many times the phase “good news” occurs in Luke’s gospel? One of the great challenges followers of Jesus have in our current cultural context is to let the world know that the Jesus story really is “good news!” It is one of […]
In May of this year, Point University welcomed 185 new graduates to the alumni family. Graduation is often a bittersweet time as we celebrate the accomplishments of the past four years and say goodbye to some of the friends who will remain friends for a lifetime.
I have long considered myself a dialecticist. Socrates believed that all of us grow closer toward Truth by engaging in a dialectical process: I have a thesis, you have an antithesis, and through dialogue and consideration of one another’s points, together we arrive at a synthesis. In my own life, then, I frequently waver back […]
Last December my good friend, former teacher, valued colleague and all-around good guy Eddie Groover retired after a long and distinguished career serving Point University. With his retirement, I suddenly realized that no one currently serving Christ at Point University has been here longer than I have. I am the last person here who was […]