The Dangers of Christianity and Social Work

Last fall, I was labelled a “radical,” and my name was added to a list of “college professors who discriminate against conservative students and advance leftist propaganda in the classroom.” As I’ve written elsewhere, this was surprising to me. I teach at Calvin College, in the heart of the Midwest....
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Forgiveness in My Life

There has been one area in my life that I have struggled to figure out, though with a lot of help of mentors, close friends, the love of my life, and God, I am beginning to understand it better. Here is my story. It starts in March of 1995 when I was born into a broken family. My dad, a new undoc...
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Turn It Off and Step Away

How long can you go without checking your cell phone? Do you feel your leg vibrate and reach for your phone - only to find that your phone is actually across the room? Could you go 24 hours without using your mobile device or some other similar form of technology? If you see a beautiful sunset but d...
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