Kay (Wills) Wyma, BA '88, of Dallas, shares how she introduced her five kids to basic life skills and the ways meaningful work can increase earned self-confidence and concern for others. The changes may inspire readers to launch their own campaigns to dislodge kids from the center of their universe. Wyma's book was featured on The Today Show.
Dr. Samuel Joeckel, MA '98, of Palm Beach Gardens, explores Lewis's identity as a public intellectual, showing how the conventions of the public sphere shaped his own writings and also books and articles about Lewis. The book offers a new way to understand Lewis's accomplishments as well as the cultural phenomenon he left in his wake. Joeckel is associate professor of English at Palm Beach Atlantic University.
Roblyn (Markham) Herndon, BA '54, of Houston, and Betty Lou Phillips have taken Santa and Mrs. Claus on two more vacations in The Night Before Christmas in Texas and The Night Before Christmas in New York. The Texas version includes Baylor, of course.
Walker Leigh Knight, BA '49, of Decatur, Ga., follows the theme of searching for his father, who in 1942 abandoned his family of eight children. Knight was associate editor of the weekly paper of the Baptist General Convention of Texas and led editorial services for the Baptist Home Mission Board. His poem, "The Peacemaker," was quoted by President Jimmy Carter when the Israeli-Egyptian peace treaty was signed in 1979. In 1983, he and Bill Moyers helped found a publication called Baptists Today.
Dr. J. Michael Godfrey, BMEd '77, PhD '05, of Robinson, Texas, is the creator of an award winning mentoring program and founder of True Course, a company that provides coaching, training and consulting to businesses and churches. Godfrey lectures at Baylor, is a professional certified coach and has 38 years of experience in ministry.
Gerontologist and nationally recognized dementia speaker Tam Cummings, BA '94, MS '99, of Purmela, Texas, takes the fear, mystery and complexity out of a dementia diagnosis in her fourth book for caregivers.
Mark W. Muesse, BA '79, presents a study of the formation of the major world religions during the first millennium BCE. Muesse serves as The W.J. Millard Professor of Religious Studies and director of the program in Asian Studies at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tenn.
Mark Waldrop, Jack Parker, Jeremy Bush, and Mike Dodson, former members of the David Crowder*Band, have formed a new band called The Digital Age. Their new alternative rock album celebrates rebirth and hopefulness, reinforcing the belief that the Church is beautiful, diverse, creative and alive. 	Fair Trade Services, 2013