A Eulogy for Schultz

   The beasts would not think it hard if I told them to walk on their heads. It would become their delight to walk on their heads. I am His beast, and all His biddings are joys. The Lady speaking to Dr. Edwin Ransom in C.S. Lewis’ Perelandra.  When my wife and I first saw…

Profit

   As a newly-minted sophomore at Harding University, I walked into the theater-style classroom and stepped halfway down the terraces before sliding into a desk near the very center of the room. In most other classes I would have sought a seat in the back corner, near the exit, knowing that I would be anxious…

Life: Empty or Full

   Life without God, thy name is emptiness. You promise to make whole, but leave one broken. You promise to grow, but leave one stunted. You promise to straighten, but only bend. You promise to belong, but make one lonely. You promise to give purpose, but leave one aimless. You promise to guide, but leave…

Heroes

   But Daniel resolved not to defile himself with the royal food and wine. Daniel 1:8a, NIV Imagine a hostile nation has overwhelmed your land, annihilated your country’s army and has now marched into your city. As a young, Hebrew child (maybe no more than ten or eleven years old) you see your conqueror’s officials…