Inspired by a series of comments made by various friends about my public tears, or rather the complete lack thereof, I have decided to write a brief series of posts on the issue of men crying. I feel compelled to biblically defend myself against groundless charges of being emotionless or cold. So I will. Today we’ll talk about every time Jesus cried. Next time we’ll talk about my personal philosophy of crying in its relation biblical teaching. Finally, I’ll publish a list of times I cried college, because sometimes I like writing stuff people will actually read.
Last summer the authors of this blog published lists of books we were going to read here, here, and here. We want to start a fun tradition, so we’re doing it again! Grant will post his list in this post. Calvin and Chris’s lists will follow shortly. Continue reading “Some Summer Reading: Grant 2016”
On Wednesday, June 1, 2016, around 10 AM, an engineering student killed his professor, seemingly over a matter of grades, in one of the engineering buildings at UCLA. He then killed himself. Before police could confirm this story, the entire UCLA campus was placed under lockdown in response to the potentially active shooter situation. Having recently graduated and started work, I was not affected by these events, but many of my closest friends were. After hearing about the events during my lunch break (before the details were confirmed), I found myself thinking three main things during the rest of the day that I wanted to share with you. Continue reading “Reflections on a Shooting on Campus”