A Letter to Myself as a College Freshman

This semester I am teaching a section of First Year Studies at UPIKE. It is a class that is geared toward helping students transition from high school to college and helping them feel at home on campus. One of their first assignments is to write a letter to themselves that they will turn in this…

Our 30 Minutes of Fame

Wow, it’s been almost a month since my last post but in the blog silence we’ve been enjoying our summer. Andy and I joke that we’ll be glad for school to start because it forces us to be less busy. In the past month, we’ve visited family in 3 different cities and 2 different states,…

A Different Point of View

Well maybe you know what it is like to be kicked out of places.  Kicked out because some of your kind have injured and hurt their kind. Kicked out of your favorite places to eat. Your favorite places to socialize.  It’s just not fair, I tell you. Some have even been so bold as to…

A Compassion Blogger?

A few days ago, I signed up to be a Compassion blogger. I became at Compassion sponsor in the summer of 2008, after my freshman year of college.  Sponsoring a child was something that I had thought about when I saw a booth at a Christian event, but hadn’t ever had the means to do…

An Update from Denver!

Hi All, In case you didn’t know, I am in Denver, CO this week with a group from SEBTS serving with a new church plant, called Summit Church. Our trip this week has been something of a crash course in Church planting. We have been really getting to know the city, talking to people, and…