Maybe, just maybe, the magic of Christmas – of peace on earth and good will toward men; of Emmanuel, God with us; of joy to the world; of silent night and holy night – can only be had by choosing the right words and the right definitions.
Dr. Everett Piper of Oklahoma Wesleyan University emphasizes putting first things first, in an article originally published in the Washington Times on May 20, 2018.
Undeveloped ideas, naively proffered, are seemingly innocent intellectual exercises. However, given enough time, freedom to roam, and an ignition source, these seemingly innocuous ideas may come to a tragic conclusion.
Wednesday, May 3, was our country’s National Day of Prayer. It was a day where millions of Americans gathered at various venues in various communities petitioning God for his forgiveness, protection and providence.
In more than 35 years of academic leadership within the Christian college community, I have found the “hidden curriculum” in the majority of schools is pervasive and, frankly, in many cases pernicious.
Too often, society embraces a revisionist viewpoint of the past by teaching students to distance themselves from the players. An arrogant mentality of “that could never happen today” or “I would never do that” develops and people forget (or disregard) the biblical truth of human nature.