Rev. Jason M. Karampatsos, PhD Blog


Everybody is a Genius

“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, hospital it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” -Albert Einstein


Take the First Step

“You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” -Martin Luther King, Jr


CAUTION, What you can’t see may hurt you

Family vacations are great. I have met people who dread family vacations as they go on about the driving, the lines for the attractions, and being cramped with the family for an extended period...



“Our renewable energy supply is inexhaustible.” -Dick Brogden, drug Live Dead Joy


The Elephant in the Marriage

One year ago, almost to the day, I penned my first word in what would become my first completed manuscript. I only shared this project with a few close friends as I was starting...


January Snow

“I never eat December snowflakes. I always wait until January.” -Lucy Van Pelt


Do You See What I See?

“Do you see what I see?” Isn’t it amazing how often we can be standing right next to someone, looking in the same direction, and see the same thing so differently. Henry David Thoreau​...


I Cannot Do It

“I cannot do it,” Joseph replied to Pharaoh, “but God will give Pharaoh the answer he desires.” Genesis 41:16 (NIV) Many of us reading this are familiar with the story of Joseph being called...


Much-Needed Challenge

[:en]A Marriage between Perception and Reality is a treatise that carefully considers the theological, scientific, cultural, gender–unique, and psychological perspectives on marriage. Dr. Karampatsos provides a much-needed challenge to all of us to think beyond...

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Metrics of a Healthy Church?

In the January “Called to Serve” ministers letter L. Alton Garrison shared some interesting findings that I thought I would share here today: Recently, Dr. Michael Clarensau has completed an intensive study of a...