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To Know The One

John Piper has said, “We weren’t meant to be somebody – we were meant to know Somebody.” There are many different kinds of knowing, different kinds of intelligences. My wife, Vicki, has musical intelligence at which I marvel. She can sight read piano music and play it with excellence having never seen it before. I […]

Eight Years of Faithfulness

The seminary has completed eight years and has launched its ninth as a degree-granting institution. The college is one year behind it. Joshua has a word for such institutions: Joshua 23:6 Therefore, be very strong to keep and to do all that is written in the Book of the Law of Moses, turning aside from […]

Seeing the Divine Hand

Do you think the Israelites saw what they saw? When they daily strapped on their sandals, do you think they were astonished with wonder? Deuteronomy 29:5 I have led you forty years in the wilderness. Your clothes have not worn out on you, and your sandals have not worn off your feet. I have never […]

Great Moral Teachers and Irrigated Deserts

One way to think about the mission of Bethlehem College & Seminary is to think of watering a desert where a very old seed is planted. I allude to C.S. Lewis: Really great moral teachers never do introduce new moralities: it is quacks and cranks who do that. The task of the modern educator is […]