Let Every Breath

Let Every Breath

I have been thinking a lot about breathing recently.  I don’t think I’m alone in this.  In fact, the civil unrest that our country has experienced was spurred on by “I can’t breathe.”  The COVID-19 pandemic often impacts a person’s ability to breath.  The mask debate...

Odd and Unexpected Gifts

Recently while playing basketball with a group of students and staff I experienced an injury. In the midst of certainly one of the most beautiful lay ups of that day, I found myself crashing down on my ankle. As if my life slowed down for that brief moment I could see...

Learning to Love: Problem People

Wounds. Unless they are physical, we often don’t see wounds in other people. What we do see is the negative expressions that are effects of the internal presence of their wounds. For a hypothetical example, maybe my dad was verbally abusive, could never find anything...

Why ABC?

A philosophy professor announced to his students that the final essay exam for his Introduction to Philosophy class would be comprehensive.  The students spent hours going over the Socratic method and Plato’s forms.  They tired their brains on epistemological and...

ABC Student Highlight: Written by Riko Viviers

Having been in Russia as a missionary from South Africa for seven years, I met my future wife at a missions conference in Yakutsk in 2002. Marianna was born in Yakutia. Both her parents were Sakha (Yakut) with no knowledge of God. At an age of twelve, however, being...