A self-identified Christian professor at Florida Atlantic University, part of Florida's public university system, asked his students to write the name Jesus on a piece of paper, put the paper on the floor, and then step on it. This was not an original idea, but one that he borrowed from faculty at a Roman Catholic university. The voluntary exercise – nobody had to participate –illustrates the power of cultural symbols. Unsurprisingly, most students hesitate to step on Jesus' name.
That incident prompted three thoughts, a number appropriate for Trinity Sunday. Read more (link to my recent sermons, then follow link to the sermon for Trinity Sunday).