How many times have you seen someone who could use a little help? The question isn’t “Have you ever…” but “How many times have you…” Because it’s a lot. Your first impulse is to stop and help, but then reality kicks in and you realize that helping would mean stopping. And you can’t stop. Not … More Need to Kill Some Busy? Look in the Margins.
It sounds nuts, I know, but please hear me out. … More An Open Letter to Pornographers
Dear High School students, What’s the point of all these ridiculous assignments your teachers keep piling on? THIS. I’ve had many years worth of conversations with students–as a teacher and as a youth minister–about their schoolwork; usually about how hard it is. And that’s fine. We all take tough courses. Lord knows I took my … More WHEN am I EVER going to use this?
Ever stumbled upon a Jesus echo in a very unexpected, even unlikely place? Me too. And I love when it happens. For those unfamiliar with the basic premise, Kitchen Nightmares is a show in which celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay saves a dying restaurant. He lends his restauranteur and cuisine expertise to right a ship gone horribly wrong, and … More Why Kitchen Nightmares is the most Redemptive Show on T.V.
So you’ve made through the first week of college and you’re still alive. Now what? You found all your classes. You’ve sort of settled into a routine. Based on a decade of personal university experience (two Bachelors and a Masters), here are some First & Second Semester Hacks guaranteed to keep the good going. Learn … More 17 College Hacks for Your First Semester or Two