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Christian faith and life

teaching the Bible to college students (it seemed like a good idea at the time)

Posted by PeteEnns on July 1, 2016 in Christian faith and life nature of the Bible 3 Comments

After teaching seminary and doctoral students for 18 years, I’ve been teaching Bible courses to college students for the last 5.  So, of course, this makes me an expert. All kidding aside, I’ve had to do some thinking about how to pull this off. Teaching Bible in a Christian college can be tricky, especially introductory courses (I teach both

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religious faith: it’s more a right brain thing

Posted by PeteEnns on June 22, 2016 in Christian faith and life 3 Comments

Below is an extended quote from Chuck DeGroat’s latest book Wholeheartedness: Busyness, Exhaustion, and Healing the Divided Self. I’ve been hearing quite a bit about brain research and the implications for the life of faith, namely that both brain hemispheres are equally important for how we see the world—they should not be polarized and neither should hijack

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