Tim Witte

Husband, father, and grandfather, Tim lives with his wife in northern Indiana where he often teaches Bible classes at his church. He is the author of the book, Back to God, scheduled to be released in early 2020.

A Rounding Error

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A Rounding Error You return man to dust and say, “Return, O children of man!” For a thousand years in your sight are but as yesterday when it is past, or as a watch in the night. You sweep them away as with a flood; they are like a dream, like grass that is renewed in the morning: in the morning it flourishes and is renewed; in the evening it fades and withers. (Psalm 90:3-6 ESV) This is going to… Read More »A Rounding Error

The Mother of All Bar Charts

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The Mother of All Bar Charts Lord, you have been our dwelling place in all generations Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting your are God. (Psalm 90:1-2) Assignment: On graph paper, plot a bar graph comparing your age to the age of your mother, grandmother, Mount Everest, and God. Use as much paper as you need (and good luck with that!). Our first exercise in numbering… Read More »The Mother of All Bar Charts

Biblical Math

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Biblical Math The tongue-in-cheek sentiment of this fictional letter points out a tendency that we all share. Unless we intentionally guard against it, we forget or ignore the fact that our life is coming to an end. We do not merely live our days; we spend them. At some point we will run out of days to spend. This is not a call to panic but to wise stewardship. So teach us to number our days that we may get… Read More »Biblical Math