Happy Reformation Day…and Halloween!

I thought it would be fun to give a brief overview of the holidays we are living through right now: Reformation Day and All Saints Day.  I wrote this a few years ago for my students at PSU Berks. First - Reformation Day - October 31, 1517 Take a journey to Europe 500 years ago. … Continue reading Happy Reformation Day…and Halloween!

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Flavors of Faith (A Review)

Anytime I read a book I ask myself, "who could I recommend this book to?"  Since I work with college students I am always on the lookout for books I could pass on to them.  My friend Tom Heil's book, Flavors of Faith, is perhaps one of the best books for college students, and teenagers, … Continue reading Flavors of Faith (A Review)

Kings, Presidents and God (On Campus at PSU Berks)

Last night on campus we talked about God and government, politics and presidential elections. This semester at CSF our theme for Bible study is the story of scripture.  My hope is that the students will understand the grand, over-arching narrative of the Bible.  Back in early September we began with creation and fall.  Then we … Continue reading Kings, Presidents and God (On Campus at PSU Berks)

Why Jesus? (A Review, or an apology for not liking the book to all my friends who are Ravi fans)

I read this book as part of a Goodreads group I am a member of.  Though I finished it over a week ago, I have not been able to write a review of it because I still cannot figure out what I think.  I should like it.  I work in campus ministry, my desire is … Continue reading Why Jesus? (A Review, or an apology for not liking the book to all my friends who are Ravi fans)