February 24, 2021 in Blog

Students and Vocation in the Present Tense

Some time ago, I noticed a poster on a departmental noticeboard at my university bearing the heading “Vocational Retreat.” It invited students to join a retreat at which alumni would…
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February 23, 2021 in Blog

The Most Exalted and Important Human Identity: Being a Member of Christ’s Body

When I was a young kid, I watched my dad do other things besides parent and work. We moved to Littleton, Colorado when I was almost four. My dad had…
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February 22, 2021 in Blog

Cinema: In the Beginning

Related to kinesis, Greek for movement, the word cinema resonates with the beginnings described at the start of the Bible. In the first chapter of Genesis we read, “And the…
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February 19, 2021 in Blog

Universal basic income, work, and vocation: A response to Kent Van Til

Thanks to my friend and colleague Kent Van Til for his thoughtful response to my blog post on universal basic income.  In his response, he demonstrates very well what we…
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February 18, 2021 in Blog

The Social Dilemma

A recent Netflix documentary titled The Social Dilemma interviews several engineers who had helped build social media platforms, but who are now sounding the alarm on their creations. The film…
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February 17, 2021 in Blog

For Ash Wednesday: On Clean Pain

It’s Ash Wednesday, a time of repentance, and I’m put in mind of an artist of sorrow. Rogier van der Weyden, a 15th-century Netherlandish genius, was known for many things…
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