Context

One of the main lessons I gleaned from higher education is the statement, “Context is key.” This was applied to my theology and Bible classes, certainly, but it spread out from there. History, language, philosophy, even civics and the sciences all led back to that statement. Really, unless you’re dealing with pure math it’s kind…

Context is key

I didn’t get a chance to do so, but I wanted to take one of the police officers aside yesterday and ask how weird to felt to sit back and allow people to have a firefight1 right in front of them. They were good folks, and managed the crowd well, even when they had to…

All about the context

Thursday night my son called me into his room and asked, “Dad, are the Eagles good?” I grunted and muttered, “No, not at all.” Then he paused for a moment and posed a second question, “Well, are the Ravens good?” I grunted again an muttered, “Better than the Eagles this year 1.” I though this…