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How the United States Changed Me, Part 1

Hey ya’ll! I was invited to write about my college days in WMU. Hope you enjoy every bit of it as I did. Remember to always have fun no matter what and you’ll see what I mean in a minute. I wasn’t lying to say that it took me a bowl and a couple pieces of Post-it … Continue reading

Abs Like Jesus: What am I doing here?

It seems that, while taking on a bad habit is human nature, starting a good habit is hard to do. It’s like New Year’s resolutions. Three weeks, or even three days, into this new plan that you were completely dedicated to at 12:05 am on January 1st, is now boring, hard to fit into your … Continue reading

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Cre8ive |)esign No. 36

One year ago Hank Green and Bernie Su dared to go where no other video blog had gone before. These producers introduced a hundred-year-old novel to a generation of YouTubers. “The Lizzie Bennet Diaries” updated the classic Pride and Prejudice and converted it into 100 videos, each lasting approximately five minutes. Lizzie Bennet becomes a graduate … Continue reading

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Hell Hath No Fury: Eve

There are few narratives as powerfully written as the Bible, but sometimes I’m left wanting for more details of certain accounts. The Bible, in its entirety, is the history of a chosen people and how their God sought to have a relationship with them. I believe in its truth and life-giving message. I just wish … Continue reading

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Alice in Wonderland Devotional, Day 5

This will be my last “Wonderland” entry, though I may come back and explore Through the Looking Glass in the future. It’s been fun to share these with you. I hope you have enjoyed them! For the following station, I placed a vase of white roses  and a vase with a red rose beside my … Continue reading

TK Recap: Make It Count

TK Recap Make It Count This week, we’re talking about what it looks like to live with purpose and to get the most (and give the most!) in every moment.  We also discussed the contrasting ideas of Moral Development vs. Spiritual Development To get you hooked on the first topic, go ahead and watch this … Continue reading

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Alice in Wonderland Devotional, Day 4

Are you ready for your next dose of Wonderland as seen through the eyes of the Tangible Kingdom? For this entry, I literally asked students to take some time to reflect. To complete this next station, I encourage you to grab your journal and head for a mirror. Enjoy your time with the Lord. Who … Continue reading

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Alice in Wonderland Devotional, Day 3

It’s that time again! It’s time for another recap of our Tangible Kingdom Wonderland experience. Today you’ll need a piece of hard candy (preferably from a tin like this) and some time and space to meander (perhaps indoors since Winter has laid his blanket upon us again). The Caucus-Race At one point in Alice’s journey, … Continue reading

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Cre8ive |)esign No. 35

Is anyone else as excited as I am for The Great Gatsby release in May? I’m personally looking forward to finally seeing besties Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire in a film together. If I were still teaching English, I would be forever grateful to Baz Luhrmann for reviving the popularity of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel. For … Continue reading

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The Alice in Wonderland Devotional, Day 2

Well, we’re back from Spring Break so I thought I’d bring you the content of another station I had for our Alice in Wonderland experience. For this activity, I had set up a cup with grape juice and a plate with bread, with signs that read “Drink Me” and “Eat Me” respectively, so that students could … Continue reading

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