A College Student: Through the Eyes of “The Office”
Aug12

A College Student: Through the Eyes of “The Office”

If you are a college student, then you probably love “The Office”. Even if you haven’t seen the hundreds of episodes you know some of the quotes. You just want Michael Scott to be happy; you want Dwight to chill out, and you want a love story like Jim and Pam’s. As the semester approaches I thought it would be fun to give some advice to college students through the eyes of the office. Face your fears You may not want to admit it, but...

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A Love That Lasts
Feb16

A Love That Lasts

All throughout the Song of Solomon we have seen this couple talk to each other about their love, but now they will talk about what love is.       [5] Who is that coming up from the wilderness,                         leaning on her beloved?                         Under the apple tree I awakened you.             There your mother was in labor with you;                         there she who bore you was in labor.  ...

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Work, Quality Time, and a Palm Tree
Feb09

Work, Quality Time, and a Palm Tree

In case you didn’t know, a dude’s college dorm room apartment is filthy. I know this because I was a college dude and now I am a college minister. It didn’t hit me until I started living with a girl that I realized just how gross a dude really is. Granted, not every guy is filthy, but I can only speak for myself, and I was gross. During my sophomore year in college I lived with four guys in what came to be known as “The Blue House.”...

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Trouble In Paradise
Feb03

Trouble In Paradise

This week we are talking about that moment when you realize the person that you married is not the sweet little angel that you thought they were. Conflict. What do we do when it comes? Let me tell you, it can be ugly, and it can linger if you let it. There is a reality in marriage when you realize: This person drives me crazy. Our generation is terrified of that. Statistics tell us that people are getting married later than any...

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Evaluation, Sex, and Bether
Jan26

Evaluation, Sex, and Bether

I can remember during my sophomore year propped up next to the window that was next to our front porch with two of my roommates as we listened to our fourth roommate have his third  “breakup talk”of the semester. When he was finished, we all scattered to the living room and turned on the tv so we could look inconspicuous. He walked in, and he said, “You know, I wish everyone walked around with one of those Sims symbols hovering over...

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The Birds and the Bees
Jan19

The Birds and the Bees

First Things First   You may be asking, “Do we really need to do a series on sex and dating?” Aren’t there more pressing issues, such as social justice, proclamation of the gospel to the lost, and the sanctification of our souls? Well, yes, those are pressing issues, but the reality is, we all stress out about dating and relationships. As a college-aged person you have so many different things screaming for your attention that...

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