Tag Archives: Campus Ministry

A Word to our Graduates

Well, graduates, you’ve done it!  You’ve done what only about 30% of Americans over age 25 have done!  You’ve earned a college degree.   We already knew that you were special—you chose to be a Builder.  But let me remind … Continue reading

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A word to my students and former students…

For the past 9 years, I’ve celebrated the End of Year Banquet with the Discipleship team at Southwestern.  It’s always been a great time of sending off our seniors, thanking our Shepherd team (of leaders), and celebrating our year together.  We … Continue reading

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Season Finale–My last Chapel at Southwestern College

I announced several weeks ago that I had taken a position with the Great Plains Annual Conference as the Clergy Recruitment and Development Coordinator, effective this summer.  While exciting, it’s bringing a significant season of my life to an end. … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Blogathon at Faithoncampus.com

For the last several years, Guy Chmieleski, over at Faith on Campus has been organizing a Back-to-School blogathon.  He solicits a dozen campus ministers, writers, thinkers, and pastors to write articles that can get you thinking about ministry with young … Continue reading

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Mission to Zimbabwe, updated

Three weeks ago, I returned from my two week long mission trip to Doma, Zimbabwe.  Here are a few words that describe my experience:  fulfilling, exhausting, fun, beautiful, busy, productive, and cold.  (Any of these words surprise you?)  I am … Continue reading

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God’s Voice(s) in a Call to Ministry #explo13

I suppose it’s true for many people, an encounter during a pivotal time in life is a window into one’s calling.  This is definitely true for me.  I came to my UMC-related college as a Baptist biology major who was … Continue reading

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Mission to Zimbabwe

My closest friends would tell you that I often find myself in some situations that are somewhat out of the norm for most folks (especially when it comes to being in other countries).  I would tend to agree.  About a … Continue reading

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