Tag: Torrey Honors Institute

The Vocation of Writing when Words are Cheap (and other things)

Last week while out at Biola, I gave a short talk on the vocation of writing when words are cheap.  It was a strange talk for me, as I actually wrote it out in full on the plane over and...

/ May 31, 2013

The End of our Exploring: Announcing Matt’s new book on Questioning

What does it mean to ask a question?  That’s a funny way of putting it, isn’t it?  I mean, it seems perfectly obvious:  people want to find something out, so they make an inquiry.  What else could a question mean,...

/ November 16, 2012

Advice for Undergraduates Planning on Seminary

In April Fred Sanders asked me to write to some THI students who are anticipating seminary in their future. Today I officially started an M.Div. at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, so it feels fitting to review the tips I wrote and share them...

/ August 22, 2012

What’s unique about the Torrey Honors Institute?

That’s the question that I tried to wrestle with for Biola Connections, the alumni and friend magazine of the University. I’m a proud Perpetual Member of the program, a title that is a curiosity to many people but encapsulates the idiosyncratic (and...

/ June 26, 2012