A Philosophy of Opinion Writing

A Philosophy of Opinion Writing

In my college years, I noticed a church sign promoting an upcoming sermon titled, “A Christian View of Time.” What caught my attention was use of the article “A” rather than “The.” The preacher had enough self-awareness and integrity to acknowledge that he didn’t have...
Perceived Ethics of Nurses High, Clergy at All-Time Low

Perceived Ethics of Nurses High, Clergy at All-Time Low

A strong majority (81%) of U.S. adults rated the honesty and ethical standards of nurses as “high” or “very high,” according to a Gallup report published Jan. 12. While this is an eight-point drop from 2020, it is the highest percentage of all 22 professions surveyed...
Why Do ‘Good’ People Believe Lies?

Why Do ‘Good’ People Believe Lies?

Here’s a million-dollar question asked and battled throughout the ages: Why do “good” people believe lies? It is one that has again been called to the forefront in our national discourse on several levels. There are myriad answers to that question, resulting from...
Being Honest When You Talk About the Bible

Being Honest When You Talk About the Bible

When we talk about God, let’s be honest. Kirby Godsey wrote a book with that title several years ago, and I think we need to do the same with the Bible. Most of the students I teach, whether they are Christian or not, tend to think of the Bible as a book of answers, a...
Nurses’ Brutal Honesty Carries Heavy Burden

Nurses’ Brutal Honesty Carries Heavy Burden

The U.S. recognizes National Nurses Week each year from May 6-12. At no time in our recent history have we been reminded how important this profession is like we have over the last year. Nurses are more than essential; they are one of the most respected professions....