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A few years ago, I worked for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship as a Regional Black Campus Ministries Coordinator.  That meant I was in charge of overseeing all of IV’s black chapters, black staff & non-black staff working with black students in MI, OH, W. VA & Western PA.  I’d been doing work with black students specifically -by request […]

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Ever wondered how your spiritual gifts play out in your parenting style?  It’s pretty easy to assume the way you parent is due to your wonderful planning combined with the 55 gajillion parenting books you’ve ingested.  Ever considered that the healthiest aspects of your parenting style are all bound up with your spiritual gifts? Well, […]

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First for everything!  My first time blogging mid-flight, Dallas to Detroit!  Although I think I’m about to get shut down. I’m on a big adventure for these next few weeks.  I’ve just left somewhat-warm, Texas to head to somewhat-freezing Detroit.  I’m driving in a very-warm car 2 hours home, only to get back up and […]

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Have you ever seen Little Shop of Horrors?  It’s a musical about a nerdy florist who finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed. With blood.

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I’m pretty sure my past has caught up to me. Back when I was in undergrad, a boy I loved broke up with me and I lost my marbles.  Of course,  I’m thankful now that he gave me the old heave-ho, but back then it forced me to face demons that frankly, scared the bejeezus […]

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My desire for adventures is not very Hobbit-like, but I do love a good 2nd Breakfast! =)

I love me some adventures.

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Just like the next human being, sometimes I think life is completely crappy, not worth it and seriously over-rated. (I mean, c’mon God?  You could not. be. serious with this whole life-is-great thing) One of those times happened to be in the last two weeks. (and then a few months before that… and a few […]

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I freaked out today.  Oh, the life of an InterVarsity staff worker… I’m in Madison for IV’s Spring Meetings where managers, coordinators & up gather.  I’m here for the final piece of my training as a regional coordinator. Were doing an ongoing 7 hour simulation where we mimic the set up a manager overseeing his/her […]

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