Adventures in substitute teaching

Adventures in substitute teaching

When I retired from UNC and came back to Wilberforce I was asked by the then Dean of the School of Education to teach a class in teacher preparation, ...

September 25th, 2019 |  


My wife and I had the pleasure of attending the concert by Glenn Bowles (formerly of the Van-Dells) at the Hillsboro Church of Christ last Friday nigh...

September 25th, 2019 |  


A great tree you’ve never heard of

A great tree you’ve never heard of

A century ago, the streets and parklands of America were lined with stately Elm trees. Elms are loved for their graceful shape, with branches like spr...

September 24th, 2019 |  



Alice really doesn’t live here any more

Alice really doesn’t live here any more

Here is a real conversation that took place with a representative of a real company. The dialogue, such as it was, occurred between me and a real pers...

September 24th, 2019 |  


A relationship is like a seesaw

A relationship is like a seesaw

A relationship is like a seesaw.Two people, very different hopping on the boards. Each one in control of their side of the play. It teeters back and f...

September 24th, 2019 |  


Mental health is a work in progress

Mental health is a work in progress

Last week, I wrote about my experience with my roommate’s death. Several people approached me, both online and in person, to discuss my column, ...

September 21st, 2019 |  


Empowering workers in the face of increased automation

Empowering workers in the face of increased automation

As technology evolves, we need to make sure our workers are growing with it.Over the past month, I have traveled around Ohio meeting with workers and ...

September 21st, 2019 |  


Search the Scriptures: Nothing new under the sun

Search the Scriptures: Nothing new under the sun

Solomon once observed that there is nothing new under the sun (Ecclesiastes 1:9).Men frequently like to think that their generation is different than ...

September 19th, 2019 |  


When trouble brings us down

When trouble brings us down

Apostle Paul got into a lot of trouble during the days of his ministry because he preached Jesus Christ. Some of it involved jail time. He experienced...

September 19th, 2019 |  


A Hunger for More: Making sense of suffering

A Hunger for More: Making sense of suffering

One of the greatest challenges to the living out of a practical and day-to-day faith is our wrestling with the problem of suffering. Because suffering...

September 19th, 2019 |