How Do You Handle Compliments?
Christian Life 38 (March 1977): 27, 101–103
Mar 1, 1977
One of my very wise teachers did something I have never forgotten—something I have never had anyone else do since. He apologized for paying me a compliment. Having heard that my Old Testament professor liked a paper I had written…
The Cult of the Self and the Command of Jesus
This article appeared in Christianity Today under the title “Is Self-Love Biblical?”
Aug 12, 1977
"Love your neighbor as yourself" means that we should take all the zeal, ingenuity, and perseverance we have for our own good and apply it to others.
The Goal and Difficulty of Teaching Biblical and Theological Studies and the Personal Traits That Fit You for It
Dec 1, 1977
Prepared for the Bethel College Pre-Seminary Group (1977) The only reason for living is the achievement of what you value. Nobody should ever sacrifice a higher value to a lower one. You should always aspire to deciding what you value…