The Three C’s to Remember When You Miss a Class

The freedom that comes with moving from high school to college is exciting. No longer do we have mom and dad nagging us to get out of bed and get ready for school. No longer do we get “sent to the principal’s office” when we act up in class. And no longer do we have […]

I’m Writing a Book!

Yes, you read that correctly. I really am writing a book. I have a story to tell—a story about how a 19-year old kid who got kicked out of college ended up winning the highest award for distinguished teaching at the very same university. But the book is about more than that. It’s about the […]

[Book Review]: “The Art of Work” by Jeff Goins

In his newest (and easily his best) book yet, Jeff Goins compellingly makes the case for how to discover your calling-the purpose for which you were made. This book reads as a series of inspiring case studies that focus on the ways that a variety of people moved from their job to their vocation-their calling. […]

Does Your Conversation Make You Look Less Intelligent?

Recently, one of my students (let’s call her Samantha) came to my office to talk to me about career options. Much to her surprise, she was doing well in my math class and found herself enjoying the subject more than she ever had before. She started asking me questions about careers in mathematics, what future […]

A Modern Day Easter Parable

Each year as the store shelves switch from chocolate hearts to chocolate bunnies, we prepare for Easter. For some, that means baskets of candy and the Easter Bunny. For others, it means a deeper reflection on the sacrifice that Jesus Christ made for all mankind on the cross 2,000 years ago. As a follower of […]