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1 Truth vs Lies: Genesis 39:1-23

1 Truth vs Lies: Genesis 39:1-23

In middle school I remember a lie someone started about me – it was wild and far from true. Even though I knew the truth, the lie existing gutted me. My middle school confidence never hit a real high point (it’s middle school… does any […]

When I Almost Quit Teaching

When I Almost Quit Teaching

Between the four-hours in the car and time riding horses, I hoped my brain could wrestle loose the conflict between my head and my heart to figure out what the heck I was going to do.

Dreams & Consequences: Genesis 37:12-35

Dreams & Consequences: Genesis 37:12-35

Even in the midst of hatred and chaos, God can raise up friends for his people

4 Tips for Teachers: Responding to the Dreams of Students

4 Tips for Teachers: Responding to the Dreams of Students

If a student brings a dream to you, they already assume you care at some level about their future, hopes, and dreams. The moment a student will share a dream with you, give thanks! Tell them thank you for being willing to share a dream with you and how exciting it is to be a part of the story! Even if the dream is SO wild you could never see it happening, speak care first.

The Weight of Dreams: Genesis 37

The Weight of Dreams: Genesis 37

As we all tend to do, the dreams for Joseph turn out exciting and flashy – if he is in charge, he will be in a position of prosperity! Yet, also as we tend to do, he doesn’t consider the time, effort, and transformation required to serve in a position of power and leadership.

College, Faith, and All the Things

College, Faith, and All the Things

The world says, “walk carefully” and scripture tells us to “speak boldly.” We don’t get to walk carefully and speak boldly, so there would need to be a choice.