Organizing Your Research

Organizing Your Research, by Glynnis Whitwer Years ago I walked into my pastor’s office a bit in awe. The woodsy smell of books spoke of his love of all things associated with words and the Word. He conveyed a scholarly attitude as we discussed the theological question that brought me to his office that day.  After sharing Scripture and some thoughts on my questions, he rose and took a few steps to a tall filing cabinet adjacent to his desk. Opening the second drawer, he reached in and pulled out a manila file packed with papers. Before he could close the drawer, my nosey self had glimpsed into the inner sanctum of how a pastor organized his research. The drawer was filled with files just…