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Choosing the Hard Work

January 18, 2021

Just as words seemed so inadequate last June when our country sought to come to terms with the circumstances surrounding…read more

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God, Country, and Climate Change: A Christian perspective on a global problem

January 8, 2021

Few issues are more complicated, more controversial, or more important than the threats to our global climate.  But what does…read more

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Remembering the God Who Is With Us

December 22, 2020

It was in December 1972 at the Class of 1976’s weekly prayer meeting in Fancher Auditorium that I first remember…read more

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The Great Exchange

December 16, 2020

Last weekend, I joined with 4500 other individuals in watching the first ever virtual Christmas Prism from the Greatbatch School…read more

Who’s waiting on Whom?

December 9, 2020

Like all human beings over the centuries, we find ourselves struggling to get God’s attention. “Please God, I need a…read more

Entering into Advent 2020

December 2, 2020

We come to Advent differently at each stage of our lives, and, at each stage, Advent asks of us all…read more

New Courses in Web Coding and Cybersecurity

November 19, 2020

This fall, conversations emerged in Buffalo between our Houghton site on the East Side, the Buffalo Public Schools, and others…read more

President’s Reflection | Edging into Hope this Thanksgiving

November 18, 2020

As we approach Thanksgiving this year, I am reminded of my late grandfather’s words whenever he was asked how things…read more

Environmental Studies Major Kicks Off First Course

October 29, 2020

“I’ve discovered I actually have a passion about caring for the environment, and I believe that will have a significant…read more

The Nearly Impossible Call of the “Courageous Middle” 

October 16, 2020

For the past several years, I have used the words “Courageous Middle” to describe the ideal “location” of Houghton in…read more

It’s Autumn Once Again | President’s Reflection

September 24, 2020

It is September in Houghton once again. The leaves are beginning to turn their brilliant red, orange and yellow. The…read more

President Shirley Mullen

Celebrating Grace | Houghton Magazine

September 17, 2020

This past spring has been a powerful reminder of what we know in our minds but so often fail to…read more