Monthly Archives: September 2017

I am the Mario Generation

Our 8 year old Zac and I spend a few minutes each morning playing Super Mario World. I’ve had this particular SNES deck since high school, played it regularly in college — more than a few classes were missed because … Continue reading

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September 11 — In Context

In his book The Younger Evangelicals, worship theologian and professor Robert Webber writes: The younger evangelicals are marked in a very special way  by the events of September 11, 2001.  They know that the world will never be the same, that … Continue reading

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Success & Horror Stories of Communication (COM211)

I’m preparing to teach COM-211 (Business & Professional Communication) at Cornerstone University. Right now I’m collecting stories from organizations where communication 1) went really well and it as a win or 2) things went really poorly and almost burned the … Continue reading

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The Hospitality of God

Fall 2017 is here. Students are back in school, college football is back, the weather is making the slow turn toward Autumn and the trees are swapping their traditional green for an unpredictable mash of yellow, orange, brown, and firey … Continue reading

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Strange Matter Coffee, Lansing

Had a few hours between things and spent those hours st Strange Matter for some coffee. Atmosphere was good, very simple layout, not super noisy, plenty of crowd turnover. The decaf latte was smooth and didn’t last long enough, but … Continue reading

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SAU Alumni Board

Today was our semi-annual… or is it bi-annual?  It’s the one that means twice a year, so I think I mean bi-annual… Alumni Board Meeting at Spring Arbor University.  I graduated from SAU in 2002 and again in 2008.  Yes, twice, … Continue reading

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