Just a Sec...
Posted on February 24, 2014

"Are you ready?"

"Just a sec."

We've all heard or said it, haven't we? We use the contracted form of second to indicate a brief amount of time. However, I have had to rethink that after watching several nights of Olympic competitions.

The Camels are Coming
Posted on February 17, 2014

I hope you weren't upset by the latest news from the world of archeology about the Bible and camels. As a longtime Bible teacher, I was quite frankly delighted to see one of my favorite theories being verified.

I Pity the 23%
Posted on February 10, 2014

The Pew Research Center has released some interesting data. Maybe that is not the right word. Would dismaying or perturbing or saddening be a better choice? Their research reveals that last year 23% of Americans did not read a single book.

Posted on February 3, 2014

Have you ever promised to do something and then, for any number of reasons, failed to follow through? I imagine most of us have had that experience. However, we also know people of whom we say that they can be counted on to follow through, regardless of time or difficulty. Very few, however, can equal Hiroo Onoda.