Larry Locke is a finance lawyer and an ordained Baptist minister. He currently teaches in the Management Department and is an Associate Dean of the McLane College of Business at UMHB.

Author Archives: Larry Locke

3 Keys to Winning at Argument

I have been a professional arguer all my life. As a professor of Business Law and Ethics, I employ the Socratic method to help my students refine truth through the crucible of continuous argument. As a pastor, I argued for the cause of Christ every Sunday, and every chance I could between Sundays. Before that,...
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5 Ways to Wreck Your College Career

As a college professor and administrator, I have seen thousands of students come to campus and succeed.  I’ve also seen a few fail.  Each semester I have to write letters to a handful of students to tell them they are not invited back the following term.  Every one of those students is different but their...
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In the summer of 2016 the heat rose in America.  Murders and alleged murders in what looked like gang-war sequence flared in diverse cities as St. Paul, Dallas, and Baton Rouge.  The public was fixated on the conflict.  Street demonstrations came back in vogue and social media was awash with the declaration that lives matter...
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3 Keys to Christian Partnerships

Christian living is all about interdependence.  Paul uses the analogy of the human body in I Corinthians 12 to explain how individuals are to cooperate within the church.  In various places in the New Testament epistles we see the same interdependence on an organizational level.  The European churches needed the instruction of the Jerusalem church...
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