I wanted to quickly share a couple of articles I’ve recently had published. I hope they encourage you in your math journey and remind you to find joy in math as you praise the Creator and see math as a way of exploring God’s handiwork and completing the tasks He’s given you to do. As always, I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments, and please feel free to share these with your friends.

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Math, Assumptions, Dating Methods, and the Grand Canyon
**On a recent trip to the Grand Canyon, I was reminded of how misunderstood dating methods have become. We hear dates quoted as fact so often that they’re held up as mathematical fact. Few understand that the answer to

**a math problem is only as accurate as the starting information**—and that in the case of dating methods, that starting information is based on unverifiable assumptions.

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Finding Joy in Math
**If the words “joy” and “math” don’t seem to go together in your mind, please take a look at this article I wrote for The Old Schoolhouse Magazine. Math transforms when we look at it from a biblical worldview.

New Video Supplement

The video supplement for Book 2 of *Principles of Mathematics* is now available to start (I expect it to be completely finished in early 2017).