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When Books Won’t Work

A few days ago I was sitting in faculty meeting, where our University President Eric Anderson was talking about a session that he attended at the World Headquarters of Seventh-day

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Two Cheers for Technology

I am sitting in a hotel room in Orlando as I write this. There are wires all over the desk and my laptop computer, my iPhone and my Kindle have

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Why I turned down $150,000

I got home last night late, burdened down with worries. I stopped by the mailbox and grabbed the handful of bills there, then answered my cell as I entered to

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The Only Constant

One of the things I notice about getting older is how fast the months on the calendar flip by. For instance, it seems like only yesterday that I was grabbing

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How to Complain

There is an art to complaining—at least if you want people to listen to you or you want to change their behavior. I sometimes wonder if proper complaining is a

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Talking in Front of the Children

My parents may have overdone it. They never “talked in front of the children” about pastors, teachers, or errant family members. I gradually caught on, on my own, that Grandma

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Advice to the Lost

I consider myself a pretty easygoing guy. Ask my students–at least those who like me–and they will pretty much agree. (At least I hope they do.) But the reality is,

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Regarding College Education

The modern world has come to see college as a necessary part of  upper class life.  Once a high school education was deemed appropriate for business and many more jobs.

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Rituals

Every family has its Christmas traditions. Perhaps you remember growing up with a special star at the top of each year’s Christmas tree or the same delightful dessert on Christmas

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Music Industry to Target College Students and Universities

This post is a response to an article that can be found: HERE Greetings, I came across the aforementioned article and wanted to say a few words about the state