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Good Grief: Why Holy Week is Important

We are in the midst of a time commonly referred to as Holy Week—the days leading up to the celebration of Easter. In contrast to the joy and triumph of Easter, these days are marked by the remembrance of Jesus'...

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Blog Parents

Good Grief

The song written for the timeless TV special, "A Charlie Brown Christmas", goes on to say, "Happiness and cheer, fun for all that children call their favorite time of year.” I beg to differ. Presuming it is a joyous,...

Monday, December 2, 2019

Blog Parents

To Tell the Truth

I admit I am wary of actions that put me in physical danger. I am sitting in the urgent care lobby, waiting and writing while my husband is getting stitches on a couple of good-sized gashes. He’s a handy guy with a...

Monday, November 4, 2019

Blog Parents

Try This At Home

I admit I am wary of actions that put me in physical danger. I am sitting in the urgent care lobby, waiting and writing while my husband is getting stitches on a couple of good-sized gashes. He’s a handy guy with a...

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Blog Parents

WITH or WITHOUT?

Is it just our human nature to focus on our lack instead of our gain? Even if we make change in our diet to improve our health, we think about what favorite food we are giving up to reach our weight loss goal. Why is it...

Friday, August 30, 2019

Blog Parents

Monumental Moments

I asked my friend, “How was your weekend?” Under usual circumstances, that is a simple question to ask. However, depending on the timing and context, the answer can be quite complex. She is in the middle of major life...

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Blog Parents

Lord Give Me Patience—Right Now!

​As part of their legacy to me, my two grandfathers doled out lessons in patience. My Papaw Arthur had little tolerance for grumpy grandkids. If a pouty attitude crept out onto a protruding lip, he would be quick to...

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Blog Alumni, Community

Vulnerability in Trials: Allison (Young) Lundeen '05

Authentically sharing life through her proverbs31girl.com blog, Allison's transparency is making an eternal impact.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Blog Parents

Ready When They Are

School is about to begin. Getting the sense the balance of control within your family is shifting? Take heart. In the midst of change, rest in the One who never changes.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Blog Alumni, Community

Faith Under Fire: The Story of Richard Weekley

Like most children, many of Richard Weekley’s early memories were of his mother. Yet, these memories will seem foreign to many who have not encountered a situation like that of Dick Weekley. He remembers his mother as worn and weary from work about the house, washing his clothes with chapped and...

Friday, June 29, 2018

Blog Parents

Life Choices—Served with Pie

Students face many important decisions in their first few years out of the home—especially related to college. The right "coaching" can make all the difference in helping them navigate this exciting time.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Blog College Preparation, Parents

Big Lessons from Small Mistakes

Parents hope their young adults have already learned major lessons in academic integrity, managing temptation, and setting priorities in the right order. The fact is they are no less human than when they were in middle...

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Blog Academics, College Preparation

Fear, Anxiety, and Scripture

As someone who struggles with anxiety, I have sought help in God’s Word and wise counsel. Let's look at Isaiah 41:10 to strengthen our faith and conquer fear.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Blog Community

Seeking Faithful Creativity

Is there a difference between being a Christian artist and a Christian who creates art? We look to Jesus's example as we explore faith's impact on creativity.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Blog Parents

Bread or a Stone?

I found myself back in Matthew 7 this week, reminded that the Lord invites us to ask Him for what we need. Verses 7 and 8 say, "Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to...

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Blog

The crucial organizational role of stories

A college degree in my hand and a burning passion in my heart, I set out to start my career. But the Lord's timing is not my timing. I remain grateful for that blessing every day. I don't want to forget it. Storytelling...

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Blog Alumni

Learning from NT missional leaders: Call and capacity

Jo Saxton, a featured speaker at the 2017 Fuel Leadership Conference, shares thoughts on calling and capacity in the lives of early church leaders.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Blog Academics, Faculty

How faith ignites scientific curiosity

Curiosity is at the heart of the scientific method, but does faith have a part to play too? Dr. Carrie Francis shares her perspective.

Monday, August 21, 2017

Blog Community, Faculty

The Power of Prayer

Praying for others is one of the most powerful ways we can come together as the body of Christ. Professor Mark Muska says that as we spend our lives praying for others, we can have full confidence that God will use them...

Monday, July 17, 2017

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The importance of Christian leadership

Leadership expert, Tyler Reagin talks with FaithRadio's Susie Larson about the impact of Christian values in leadership roles.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

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