Sometimes I think we have medicine backwards. Sometimes I think we do the least first, and the best last. Our approach, as Christians, is often to seek a physical cure for the body, a psychological cure for the soul and a psychiatric cure for the mind. We try everything to heal, comfort and fix others.…

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This spring has been a time of turmoil in many of the lives around me. Unexpected deaths, violence at schools, job losses, rebellious kids, identity issues. As we meet from week to week and month to month, I hear stories of failure, fear and despair. Some of these stories touch my life directly. Our culture…

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Last week I was listening to a doctor speak to the UNC SOM group during lunch. It was a powerful testimony of faithfulness, discerning God’s will and trusting God even when life takes some odd turns. I was greatly encouraged by her story The most powerful part of her testimony came when she dropped the…

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I was trying to get some admin stuff done the other day, and a friend of mine called. The timing was not good as I wanted to push through what was in front of me. It was that kind of day, one interruption after another, one urgent need to the next. I’d like to say…

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