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Revival and Moral Philosophy: A Puritan Vision for American Higher Education

January 24, 2017

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The leaders of these colleges were key to a surprising intellectual synthesis of revival and common-sense moral philosophy that dominated American thinking from 1790 to 1865 and which led to the remarkable Christianization of American society.

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The College Chapel: Puritan Relic or Campus Hot Spot?

January 17, 2017

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If James K. A. Smith is correct that Jesus establishes particular ‘hot spots of sacramentality’ and endues them with a special sense of God’s presence, then the Christian college chapel needs to be a significant ‘hot spot’ on campus

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St Patrick’s Day Quiz: Can You Guess the Saint’s Greatest Accomplishment?

March 17, 2016

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The patron saint of Ireland is rarely credited with what was perhaps his greatest achievement. (Hint: It’s not green beer.)

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Psychology Backs the Power of Developing a Positive Worldview, by Todd W. Hall, PhD

June 23, 2015

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You can’t directly change your worldview, but you can seek out new experiences that create the conditions for change. “Implicit Relational Trust” is a good place to start…

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Father’s Day Week Tribute to my Father, Warren K. Stratton (1933 – 2012)

June 15, 2015

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“The only way to know for sure if a decision is motivated purely by good ethics is when it is bad for business.” Warren K. Stratton, University of Washington School of Engineering

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Create Meaning in Your Work, by Todd W. Hall, PhD

March 9, 2015

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Core motivations energize you, and that give you a sense of meaning and fulfillment because they express something central to your identity.

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Remembering Ten Black Christian Leaders, by Clarence B. Jones

February 17, 2015

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n commemoration of Black History Month, I want to share my thoughts about the historical influence of major black religious figures on the movement for freedom and participatory democracy, without regard to race or color, in our own country.

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The Day the Purpose of College Changed, by Dan Berrett

January 26, 2015

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If a university is not a place where intellectual curiosity is to be encouraged, and subsidized, then it is nothing.

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Think Differently About Time, by Todd W. Hall, PhD

January 8, 2015

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When significant events happen in you life, think about them in terms of kairos. How can you make the most of the opportunity? What can you do, learn, see, or experience with respect to this event?

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The Bible and Women in Church Leadership: A Young Actress’s Perspective, Part 3

December 9, 2014

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Part 3: Christianity’s Radically Counter-Cultural View of Gentiles, Slaves, and Women. Could the logic of Paul’s argument actually point toward the day when women with ministry gifts can finally take their Spirit-intended place of leadership in the body of Christ?

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The Bible and Women in Church Leadership: A Young Actress’s Perspective, Part 2

December 8, 2014

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Part 2: The Case Against Women in Church Leadership-Exclusion Based Upon Created Order It is hard to avoid the conclusion that–whether by creation or the Fall–women are more gullible than men and therefore unworthy of teaching or leading the church.

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The Bible and Women in Church Leadership: A Young Actress’s Perspective, Part 1

December 7, 2014

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Part 1: Confronting the Bewildering Extremes. The role of women in church leadership causes division among my Christian friends, untold heartache among my girl friends with ministry gifts, and all too often a huge black-eye in my generation’s view of the church. In truth, it would be easier to simply duck the question, but this […]

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Wanna Win a Nobel Prize? Be Nice! (And Eat More Chocolate)

December 5, 2014

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Surprise! Researchers who hog credit on scientific papers are less likely to win a Nobel prize than those who give younger academics a bit of the spotlight… of course it also helps to eat more chocolate!

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Partnership not Persecution: A Modest Proposal for the Future of China and her Christian Intellectuals

November 11, 2014

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The current spiritual awakening on Chinese campuses could provide China with its best hope for a future of peace and prosperity. The moral strength provided by genuine Christian intellectualism could help shape the People’s Republic of China into the greatest nation on earth.

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Transformative Coaching: Inspiring Your Team by Demonstrating You Care, by Todd Hall, PhD

October 6, 2014

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Whether you’re coaching a team, leading an organization, mentoring someone, or contributing individually to a group, Ted Atteberry’s approach to coaching practices can help you make a positive impact by leading with connection within your sphere of influence.

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