Life is Jazz

Dave Brubeck is my favorite jazz pianist. Some of his best-loved tunes are some of my favorite songs, of any genre. When Dave went to college, he couldn't read music. Because of that, he almost didn't graduate from the school of music. The dean told him, "You're a disgrace to the college." He only made…

Would you rather…?

In my work helping schools connecting students to adult mentors, I’m always on the lookout for good ways to help get both sides talking. One way to get conversation going is by asking good questions. One such type of question starts with, “Would you rather...?” Would you rather have a rewind button or a pause…

What Time Is It?

In the Bible, there are two main words for time. The first is chronos – something we see appear in English words like "chronology." Chronos is clock time; it’s minutes and hours and days. Chronos happens like clockwork (literally), for it is the regular passing of seasons and times. We see this in Acts 1.6, where the disciples…