This kind of speech is often called “disfluency,” which sounds like a disease. Trust me, it is not. Filler words serve multiple purposes.
Learning is hard work
Your brain is amazing, but sometimes it struggles to learn. Guess what—that’s normal.
Biblical illiteracy and the Second Great Awakening
Biblical illiteracy in the United States is a problem as old as the United States. Here’s the question we should be asking.
Biblical illiteracy in 1915
When I set out to understand biblical illiteracy, I kept looking to see when Bible literacy started declining? It was frustrating research.
Biblical illiteracy in the 1940s and 1930s
My interest in biblical literacy was sparked by an unexpected find in the library.
Biblical illiteracy in the 1950s?
Going to church was very popular in the 1950s. What about Bible literacy? Well, this might come as a shock.