The Heart of the Matter Facing Today’s Teen

At the end of January, I had the honor of having a blog post of mine featured by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)--which reaches thousands of Christian Educators worldwide.  Entitled "The Heart of the Matter Facing Today's Teens" my focus was twofold: first, understanding the impact of trauma, technology and media on teens; and second, addressing the … Continue reading The Heart of the Matter Facing Today’s Teen

Do you know Stevie Wonder’s role in getting MLK, Jr. Day made into a legal holiday?

Several years ago, I learned about the difficulty in establishing a national holiday for Dr. King and the powerful role Stevie Wonder played in its creation.  In this inspiring article, iHeart Radio reflects on the efforts of Stevie Wonder and his important work in seeing MLK, Jr. Day become a reality. Along these lines, if you … Continue reading Do you know Stevie Wonder’s role in getting MLK, Jr. Day made into a legal holiday?

What Can Be Done to Stop the Violence Among Teens?

In light of the recent shootings in the U.S., it has been interesting to read the headlines this past week showing the responses of various companies: * "Walmart removing violent video game displays from stores and reviewing gun sale policies." (USA Today) " 'The Hunt' [movie release date] canceled by Universal following significant backlash." (Fox News) * … Continue reading What Can Be Done to Stop the Violence Among Teens?