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The Checkbox Life and Cicadas

I remember each of my children’s university commencements, but one will not soon be forgotten. One of my kids was running late to graduation and...

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Lunch with a Purpose

Over the years, perhaps what I’ve appreciated most about the Missional Moments is hearing what God is doing on other campuses and gleaning ideas from other...

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God Never Fails to Surprise

To my knowledge, I never had a Christian professor during my decade of undergraduate and graduate studies. When I became an assistant professor, I...

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Research Revisited

Should my Christian faith be a factor in which research projects I choose? I was recently interviewed by a media outlet that was interested...

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Lunch with a Purpose

Over the years, perhaps what I’ve appreciated most about the Missional Moments is hearing what God is doing on other campuses and gleaning ideas from other faculty.

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The Shared Life

In 2018, a dear colleague and I accompanied a group of nine students on a three-week visit to N’Zérékoré in the West African country of

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Is It Worth It?

Early each Wednesday morning, I jump on a Zoom call with a small group of incredible women from my campus. We spend 30-60 minutes sharing

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Burden Sharing

That Friday, when my sister called to tell me that my brother-in-law would need to be intubated, I had a sinking sense of dread. This

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