A 26-year-old gunman stormed the campus of Umpqua Community College Thursday, killing 10 and injuring seven others. The shooter allegedly singled out Christians to kill. How should Christians respond to this tragedy?
This week marks a loss of innocence not just for many individuals, but for our culture. Thanks to technology, we are the society that witnesses everything when we open our laptops or turn on our smart phones. Virtually nothing is hidden any longer. But if we hope to preserve our souls and sanity, perhaps it’s time we re-learn the lost art of looking away.
For Americans, the word of scientists is final. We live our daily lives on the basis of scientific findings, particularly social sciences and psychology. However, the reliability of science in those key fields has suffered in the last few years. Science paper retractions are rising sharply across the board, raising questions about the peer-review system.
From: Summit Semester
My Summit Semester experience started off with a little more adventure than I would have liked. I had just finished staffing the last Summit Summer session. I made the trip from Manitou Springs down to Pagosa Springs on a rainy, foggy night beginning at 6 pm. Four other Semester students and all of our luggage was packed into my car and a Summit van that needed to be moved from Manitou to Pagosa for the…