This week I received an announcement about yet another “STEM Summit.” My first reaction was - are these STEM Summits just “preaching to the choir?” Now as a preacher’s kid the term “preaching to the choir” has real meaning to me. On one hand it means talking to the already converted – those who already believe what you are talking about. If your job is to convert more people this can feel like a useless exercise. I think for most people that is what the term means – wasting your time trying to convert the already converted. In fact though there is a second piece to preaching to the choir. That ...read more