Tag Archives: culture

How the Pittsburgh Project can motivate you to love your city

As I already mentioned, I volunteered at the 2011 Mennonite Convention in Pittsburgh. My volunteer gig kept me busy in the afternoons, leading high school youth groups from around the country to serve the city. My estimate is that around … Continue reading

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Seeing Christ

Always one to be a little late to jump on a bandwagon, I finally watched Avatar for the first time a few weeks ago. I loved it so much, that I had to watch it again the next day. The … Continue reading

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The ‘Someday’ Lifestyle

What does your lifestyle say about who you are and what you believe? Since I was 14 years old, my life mission has involved loving at-risk youth. At 14, I had no idea how this goal would be achieved or … Continue reading

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New Hope

For the last several months, I have been training to run a 1/2 marathon. Yes, that’s 13.something miles. I’m shocked at how much I’m enjoying training and how short 13 miles seems. Every Saturday (well, except for the day I … Continue reading

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Liberation Theology

Currently reading… Here’s an excerpt from the introduction, page 14. “Third world Christians think that people like us read the Bible from the vantage point of our privilege and comfort and screen out those parts that threaten us. They tell … Continue reading

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Things I’m Thinking About

Here are a few (okay, many) things I’ve been thinking about: – How little I know about what it really means to be healthy – What does it mean to not run away – Sometimes it’s okay to run away. … Continue reading

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Excuse me, may I sit here?

Today I enjoyed a delicious lunch at the Nashville Farmer’s Market. Since I sit in an office all day long, I didn’t want to waste the sunshine so, naturally, I sat outside for lunch. There were two tables outside that … Continue reading

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