Essays and Literature

Are Our Priorities Right?


What are your top priorities for your growth and development as a Christian? If you are a parent, what are you emphasizing to your children to guide them into adulthood? If you are a youth group leader or mentor, what spiritual guidance are you offering to ground and direct those under your care. If you were on the Board of Trustees for a Christian college or seminary, apart from emphasizing education and developing skills, what would you most want the students to learn and to gain from their education at your school? In other words, how should we be preparing ourselves and the next generation of Christian leaders to make significant contribution in our troubled and needy world? Are our priorities right?

Benefiting from Buddhism


This series of articles was prompted by extended time teaching in Southeast Asia in a predominately Buddhist context. It is designed to help Christians to more constructively think about and interact with those who think, believe, or live differently than they—and to grow personally and spiritually in the process.