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The Gospel According to Twitter: Everyone is right – Part 2

Twitter assumes that the most relevant information is the most recent information.  Twitter amplifies this by publishing a list of current trending topics based on an analysis of the latest tweets.  A word or phrase can trend when a significant number of people start tweeting about that word or phrase.  For example, during the Urbana […]

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Dreaming – The gospel according to Monsters University

Dreaming & Significance Think back to when you were a kid. What did you want to be when you grew up? I remember when I was in pre-school and the teacher asked us that question.  Horses amazed me and I thought it would be awesome if I could ride a horse when I grew up. […]

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World Domination

I host a once a month gaming night at my house. I grew up playing games like Super Mario, Contra, Risk, Axis and Allies. I like baseball, football and the olympics. In high school, I programmed a game on my TI-85 that was passed around school until nearly everyone was playing my game. I love […]

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Living the adventure

Recently while staying at a friends house, I was playing with my daughter and their two daughters and I witnessed an interesting dichotomy. As I lay on the floor, tired from moving out of our house, the girls started running around me.  I reached out, pretending to grab one of them which began an hour long […]

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AIDs: our response

I was half way through college before I realized that not everybody had the same opportunities that I did. I was working at a summer camp where the leader had us play a simulation.  The simulation was simple. Take a step forward if the statement applied to you.  Stay put if it doesn’t. I remember the […]

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Thriving in college

A lot is made about Christians managing to survive college and for good reason, depending on which statistics you read, 60%-80% of Christian students in High School leave their faith in college.  That’s a lot!  What happens?  What are the problems that Christian students face when they head onto the college campus?  There are a […]

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What is that smell?

I am not a real big fan of coffee.  In fact I don’t drink it and neither does my wife.  Coffee has a smell that is unmistakable.   It fills a room.  When you leave a coffee shop everyone you meet for the rest of the day will know where you have been.  Different coffee shops […]

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Evangelism and Culture

God is at work drawing people to himself.  I am excited!  Students are leaving their lives of sin and choosing to follow Jesus.  Over the past two and a half years at Bemidji State we have seen 57 students make decisions to follow Jesus and I expect that we will see more.  Nationally, InterVarsity is […]