2012-05-24

Teacher takes faith-based look at journalism

Lutheran school instructor is former news reporter


In a 1963 Time magazine article, theologian Karl Barth shared his thoughts on journalists. “I always pray for the sick, the poor, journalists, authorities of the state and the church—in that order,” he said. “Journalists form public opinion. They hold terribly important positions.” The Rev. Chamie Delkeskamp, religious education teacher at Ascension Lutheran School in Thousand Oaks, feels the same […]

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The dentist, or how I tricked him into thinking my teeth were perfect Six months ago, my dentist said I had a cavity that needed drilling and I had to change my brushing habits. My first thought: My brushing habits have kept me cavityfree for 20 years. What’s he talking about? My second thought: We’re in tough financial times— I […]