When I was a student at Penn State University Park there were at least fifteen evangelical Christian ministries on campus (and there may be more now). As far as I recall, the groups got along well, recognizing they all had similar goals. That said, some groups had more of a reputation for being intensely committed … Continue reading On Campus at PSU Berks – Two Kinds of Students in Campus Ministries
As Jesus was leaving the temple, one of his disciples said to him, “Look, Teacher! What massive stones! What magnificent buildings!” “Do you see all these great buildings?” replied Jesus. “Not one stone here will be left on another; every one will be thrown down.” Gospel of Mark 13:1-2 I have always been proud to be a … Continue reading When The Temple Crashes Down
By now the scandal at my alma mater, Penn State University, is well known by everyone in America who does not live under a rock. It is a horrendous story of the worst kind of abuse, a man using his position and power to abuse children. Like most others connected to PSU, I have never … Continue reading The Penn State Scandal and The Injustice We All Ignore
It snowed in October for the first time I can ever remember. I read that one year in the late 1970s was the last time there was enough snowfall in October to actually measure. Many people in the area are just now, days later, getting electricity back. For most of us though, life is pretty … Continue reading Snow in October = No Lettuce This Week!