So this is the faculty blog at EBC. That being said, let me just state the obvious, we are all teachers. So this question actually comes out our own life experience here at EBC. Here is a little peek behind the curtain that is education (I will occasionally pull the...
Eternity Bible College is not your typical college. It’s not even your typical Bible College. It’s a place where students come—according to our mission statement—“to live and die well.” There are several things that make Eternity unique. Most people who are familiar with us know that we offer courses at...
In the unrelenting stream of life, the significance of each event, each person, each thing often goes unappreciated. Milestones help us to pause and take stock of what has happened and why it matters. This weekend’s graduation marks ten years of Eternity Bible College. I’ve been here for eight of...
One of my heroes of the faith is a man by the name of Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965), who is a fitting example of the stuff I’ve been writing about over the past few posts. Schweitzer was a German theologian and missionary who exemplifies having a passion for both heart...
As Mark blogged about previously, we're excited to roll out an online Greek and Hebrew program at Eternity. Mark talked about the benefits of learning Greek and Hebrew, which I recommend you read. I'll emphasize a point he made in passing. Most people think that we should study the languages...
In light of our recent posts on college debt, two things are very clear: 1. We need to learn how to shepherd/lead each other on how to get out of debt. 2. We need to learn how to shepherd/lead each other on how to avoid debt in the first place. As believers,...
Throughout the series of posts on The Student Debt Crisis we collected answers to five questions from thirty three people. You can click on each image to see larger versions of them. Any thoughts?
A few weeks ago my oldest daughter was going through the annual standardized testing. This lead to an interesting conversation between a fourth grader & her dad. It went something like this: Daughter: Dad, can you make me a good breakfast? I have to eat properly so I can do...
If you had a choice between a good book written this year and a good book on the same topic written over 100 years ago, which would you choose? Here are a few reasons why you might consider choosing the older book. 1. Old books give us perspective. Sometimes we...
While there are huge benefits to reading old books rather than new ones, we have to be careful. Here are a few reasons why. (Incidentally, the dangers of reading old books overlap somewhat with the dangers of reading biographies.) 1. An older book is not necessarily a better book. Nearly...
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