My 1st Post of the Year

A week in… and finally my 1st post of the year. And thus, I’ve accomplished my first new year’s resolution: Write at least 1 post a week. Check. Awesome. Now just 51 more weeks to go. Indulge my self-indulgence for a moment, please. I’m going to push myself this year …

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Aerial of my workplace for the last 7+ years

I’ve been blessed to work at Crown College for over 7 years… and I’m looking forward to many more. It is such an honor to be a part of raising up new generations of youth and children’s ministry workers. I’d love to chat with you about our courses, internships, conferences …

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1st Annual Awards for Quotes of the Academic Year

It is now time for the Premiere Awards to be given for the greatest quotes in student papers for the 2015/2016 Academic year. In my real life, I am a ministry professor at a college percolating with inspirational students. My students usually write with strong critical thinking skills and a sense …

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Conversations with Elly

My 10-year old daughter and I have lots of great conversations. She has wonderful childlike wit and joy. Here are some of the best conversations with Elly: April 24 Me: Sorry you have a nerd for a dad, Elly. Elly: You’re not a nerd, Dad. Me: Ah, thanks, Elly. Elly: Nerds …

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In the Emphasis: Asking the right question about God’s will for your life

What is God’s will for my life? What does God want me to do about my problems? Does God think I should have pizza or salad? . . . . . . . . . . . . . We would like the will of God to bring us answers. But so often the …

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