Motivate Your Resolution

I hope your new year is off to a good start!  Before you make any resolutions, think about the changes you want to make and what will motivate you to keep them. Continue reading


Ray Comfort Writes (Some) Fiction

Ray Comfort is best-known as a Christian evangelist who not only creatively and enthusiastically preaches the gospel of Jesus Christ to as many people as he can, but he also teaches and equips other believers to do the same.  His ministry, Living Waters, provides a variety of resources:  movies and training videos such as The Way of The Master evangelism series; helpful books and “The Evidence Bible”; and a wide variety of gospel tracts that are fun to use.  But did you know that Ray has penned a few fiction novels? Continue reading

Tell Me A (Good) Story

I love a good story!  Storytelling is an art.  But there are so many books and movies out there that just don’t have good stories.  I’m not talking about happy endings; I’m looking for a story that draws me in before leading me to an ending, whether happy or tragic (although I prefer happy).  From an academic perspective, what makes a good story? Continue reading

The Elephant Idiom

“There is an elephant in the room.”  This old English idiom is based on the idea that an elephant in the room should be impossible to overlook, yet people might not talk about it because it is awkward or difficult to do so.  The elephant represents an obvious truth that is ignored or goes unaddressed because people don’t want to deal with the looming problem. Continue reading