Article by Paul Stiver — I graduated from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities with a degree in Strategic Communication, aka Advertising. Since I graduated in 2009, I’ve never worked a job in advertising or any related field. I do not use my degree. However, I do use the things I learned while acquiring … More False Advertising
Article by: Aaron Shaw, 6/21/2016 — I’ll be the first to say that summer is one is my favorite seasons. When we turn the corner from rainy 40 degree spring to that first 60 degree day with nothing but sunshine, I’m the first one to throw on a pair of shorts, a t-shirt, and grab my … More Rest More, Kill More Sin: Your Summer Guide to Doing Less
25“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? 26Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather … More Jesus’ Answer to Anxiety
Two year’s after graduating college, I found myself working a temp job where I took stacks of paper out of folders and put them in new folders just so they could be filed back on their original shelf It felt like a soulless corporate job in the depths of a mindless organization that had no … More The Wrath Of Grapes
In the last post, I discussed some of the ways technology changes us. In this post, I will describe some of the reasons why we are drawn to use technology.
Everywhere we look, the world calls out to our hearts. Whether it is the gods of sex, materialism, work, money, food, or anything else – there is always something other than God shouting for our devotion and attention. We know that God created us to worship Him, but how often do we find ourselves wandering … More How Can We encourage Each Other To Fight Sin?
More and more, people use electronic methods, such as text or email, as their main source of communication. Especially at younger ages, the primary communication method is electronic. This is not just a simple preference. Different communication methods impact not just the way a message is communicated but the actual message itself.
Once or twice a year I take some time off of my regular job to do something special – I take a group of adults with disabilities on vacation. I’ve found the perfect job – I get paid to go on vacation! Sure, there are stressful moments, and I’m in charge of the money and … More There Will Be Poop
I’ve enjoyed the show Dirty Jobs with Mike Rowe for many reasons. It provides perspective on how much work goes into the seemingly little things in life. I find it marvelous to see how passionate people are about their jobs, even if they are “dirty.” Many of the episodes answer crazy questions like how Porta … More Dirty Jobs: Work – You Make Me Want to Curse
Many years ago when I was in my last semester of college, I was challenged by the on-campus ministry to go on staff for a year prior to taking a full time job as an engineer. While I appreciated the challenge and I was sure that I would learn a lot in on-campus ministry, I … More Worshiping God Through Work