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Daring Imagination: Growth in Buffalo and Utica | President’s Reflection

June 23, 2019

“I knew that the students I worked with and loved at Boston University would be fine without me. I was…read more

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Attending to Beauty | President’s Reflection

May 16, 2019

There are many people in the evangelical world who care about Truth and Goodness. There are not nearly enough who…read more

Today I Will Fly

March 19, 2019

First Tuesday On the first Tuesday of each month during the academic year, Houghton faculty are invited to the President’s…read more

A Large and Rich Vision of Truth

February 14, 2019

Earlier this month, I had occasion to hear an after-dinner talk by one of the authors of Truth Decay. Since the…read more

A Compelling and Challenging Call

January 16, 2019

Winter has finally arrived in Houghton. The sun is shining, but the thermometer is registering near 0 as we begin…read more

The Work of a President

November 15, 2018

Students often ask me somewhat sheepishly what exactly I do as Houghton’s president. It is not a two-minute response.  If they…read more

A Gospel That ‘Greatly Matters’

October 19, 2018

People will not make a great intellectual adjustment for a Gospel that does not greatly matter. If there is real…read more

A College That ‘Grows’

September 21, 2018

Eighteen years of age is, in many ways, an odd time to choose a college. The potential impact of the…read more

On ‘Getting Away’ and ‘Cruising Community’

August 28, 2018

Summer rituals in our culture include ‘getting away’ in whatever form that means for each of us. This summer Paul and…read more

The Surprising Practicality of Poetry

June 19, 2018

During the past two weeks, I have had occasion to be part of sustained conversations on several of the seemingly…read more

Putting Technology in its proper place

May 24, 2018

Over commencement weekend, I prayed with both the Class of 2018 and the Golden Highlanders of the Class of 1968:…read more

The Houghton Reads Journey

April 30, 2018

“The person you become in the next five years will be largely determined by the people you meet and the…read more