Now It’s Our Turn

I work for an organization that has provided loans and scholarships to United Methodist students for over 150 years.  Recently, the office sent me some folders to look through. Most were inquiries and response letters from the 1960’s related to peoples’ interest in providing will or estate gifts to support these students. A couple things…

The Story that Almost Wasn’t

I had the opportunity to attend a lecture at Meharry Medical College.  Meharry is one of the nation’s oldest and largest historically black academic health science centers dedicated to educating physicians, dentists, researchers, and health policy experts. The President James E.K. Hildreth is relatively new to the college and was the speaker for the lecture…

We’re Building Dreams

A few years ago there was a TV commercial with people building an airplane while it was in flight.  They were welding on the metal, putting in seats, and constructing the plane while it was flying. There were passengers sitting in seats with “wind-tunnel” faces.  A flight attendant was pouring orange juice which, due to…