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Pamela is Spicing up Faith on View

I have been blogging at Faith on View for just over two years now. Those of you who follow know that sometimes I blog a lot and sometimes not so much. But, I honestly am …

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Art Is Not Frivolous

I have an art show installing this week at  Oak Hills Church in Folsom, California and I sent them my standard professional bio. But, the show is at a church and their interest is not …

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Back in the Classroom

William Jessup University

After a year away from teaching, I am back in the classroom. I have to admit it feels good. Though I have been ruminating about the differences in starting teaching at a new University as …

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Yes Language Evolves, But…

I think everyone on Facebook has a few grammar nerds who regularly post about things like the Oxford Comma or rant about the improper use of the word “literally.” While, I’m not real aggressive about …

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Louisiana College: Outgoing Vice President Tim Johnson Writes Letter Against President Aguillard

tim-johnsonThe tragic Whistleblower controversy at Louisiana College has centered around two Vice Presidents, Tim Johnson and Chuck Quarles, who filed a complaint against President Aguillard. Both are currently still under contract with the College, for a few more days at least, and College policy prevents them from speaking to the press. However, the Town Talk has discovered a letter written by Tim Johnson to the board of Trustees where he continues his assertion that Dr. Aguillard has behaved unethically. Additionally, he alleges that Dr. Aguillard violated the Colleges Whistleblower policy in relation to him. Johnson also points out what I, and others, have been saying for months, Calvinism is not the issue it is a distraction.

Tim Johnson also points out that “It is tragic that the only avenue for reporting issues involving the President is a Whistleblower Policy.” There is significant irony here since employees at Louisiana College did not even know about the Whistleblower policy at LC. The faculty and staff were not notified about the policy when it was passed in 2009 and it was not included in the faculty handbook. As a result before Johnson and Quarles learned about the policy there was no recourse for informing the board about issues with the Presidents behavior which is why I had to resort to an open letter to the board.

One of the most ironic statements in Johnson’s letter is:

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The Reader

“The Reader” by Guillaume Desachy

A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of accompanying my wife, Pamela, on a photo walk in the Santa Cruz area. There were three parts to the walk. The first was in a redwood forest in the hills. Then, after lunch the group went to a beach and cliffs and stayed  to the evening for sunset shots. Finally, the group ended the evening with some street shooting in downtown Santa Cruz. In all, it was a good time. Since I am not a photographer, I spent my morning in the Redwoods a little differently.

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Louisiana College Keeps Aguillard as President.

It is with a heavy heart that I report that Louisiana College has kept Dr. Joe Aguillard as President. Despite the plenteous evidence of Aguillard’s failed character and failed leadership. The majority of the Louisiana College Board …

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