Dan Engle

1580 BoC, husband and father, software instructor, road warrior


Working for God


A big mistake many Christians make is dividing their work into what is doing God’s will and what is not. Unless a Christian’s occupation involves assassination, prostitution…


The Greek Orthodox Cab Driver


The last day of my stay in Cairo was a Friday. The hotel shuttle dropped us off at Khan-al-Kalili, where we browsed the market for a couple of hours. I finally…


A Scary Way to See the Pyramids

It was the tenth month of 2010. Fernando and I were halfway through a four-week business trip to Cairo, Egypt. We asked our driver if he could get us a tour…


She Found Out About the Easter Bunny


Twin 1 figured it out.

We’ve maintained the practice of the Easter Bunny, Santa Claus, and even the Tooth Fairy, but today she asked…


Why an Office of Holy Ministry?


The word “ministry” can mean many things. Some meanings are obviously not related to the church, such as non-American governments who use the term where we…


Working for God


A big mistake many Christians make is dividing their work into what is doing God’s will and what is not. Unless a Christian’s occupation involves assassination, prostitution…


A Theft Solves Two Cases


My coat was stolen in Grand Junction, but the investigation netted two thieves who stole two coats.


Occupational Presentation for Fifth Graders


I was asked to come in and give a presentation on how my job relates to natural resources to about 110 fifth graders at my kids’ school. It…


The Hidden God in Employment


In an article on ChristianPost.com, Chuck Colson argues that the diminished cultural influence of Christianity is responsible for greedy companies replacing…


The P-Chem Prof and the ChE Student


I remember a discussion in my Physical Chemistry II class at the then University of Missouri-Rolla (now MST). Dr. D. Vincent Roach (now deceased) had just finished a day and a half derivation of the ideal gas law from statistical mechanics — he went into a little more detail than Wikipedia. You may remember the final line of the derivation from high…


Religion and the Boy Scouts


Pr. Larry Beane has an interesting post on a religious activity conducted within the Cub Scouts. Scouts of all ages and sexes (mostly Boy Scouts) participated in…