Saturday, February 5th, 2022
I was a slightly nerdy, freshman chemistry major begrudgingly taking the required basic communications course. Dutifully, I decided to make the most of the class and write my term paper on what is fundamental to friendship initiation.  Deep in the musty, psychology journal section of the library, I found I was not the first to want more “scientific” answers in addressing this question....

Sunday, November 1st, 2020
Is the deteriorating atmosphere regarding the Jewish people in the U.S.A. and abroad a new thing?  Even prior to the New Covenant, the Jewish people have been singled out for discrimination; it has never truly gone away.  So what is the current situation today, and how shall the Anabaptist community respond?  The answer requires reflection on the issues involved, biblical...

Sunday, August 16th, 2020
Part 3 Most adults who have achieved a certain level of maturity have a well-developed set of cultural values and a preferred decision-making ethic, whether or not they are aware of those paradigms within themselves. I am no different. As a Christian professor at a secular community college I am comfortable with my established worldview. However, my current class of nursing students, who...

Sunday, August 9th, 2020
Part 2 I teach a nursing class made up of nurses, midwives, and doctors who were trained in  Egypt, Nepal, Romania, Korea, the Philippines, India, Columbia, Sudan, China, Taiwan, Nigeria, Ukraine, Russia, Bangladesh, Iraq, Ethiopia, Sri Lanka, and Iran. They speak 30 languages other than English among them. They vary in years of experience from 1 to 20. Some have immigrant status...

Saturday, August 1st, 2020
Part 1 I am a nursing professor at a community college in Canada. Currently I am privileged to teach a class for foreign trained medical professionals whose credentials are not recognized in Canada. This nursing class fast tracks them into the Canadian healthcare system so that they can begin working in the field and networking their way to where they wish to go. Let me introduce you....
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