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Homeschool Students Celebrate a Fun-Filled Season of Fitness

Saints of Florida Homeschool PE completes its 25th season, as Founder Coach Rick Andreassen and the awesome Saints staff present awards to over 500 homeschool students throughout the state of Florida. SAINTS is a fully accredited PE program for homeschool students where children pray together, play together, and lift up the name of the Lord […]

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Before WWJD Must Come LLJL

You’re probably familiar with the letters WWJD, typically seen on bracelets, as well as a variety of other Christian apparel items. They stand for “What Would Jesus Do?” It’s a great concept, which dates all the way back to a novel written by Charles Sheldon in 1896, titled In His Steps: What Would Jesus Do? […]

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The Merciful and The Mighty

Dr. Murray Bowen introduced the family system theory, suggesting that individuals can’t be understood in isolation from one another but rather as a part of their family. According to Bowen, a family is an emotional system in which each member has a role to play and rules to respect. Members of the system are expected […]

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The Final Exam

A few days ago, as I loitered at the gym in an impossible attempt to acquire muscles at this advanced stage of life, an adolescent girl of Asian descent interrupted my pretense to join me in conversation. She had learned that I had taught classes at a local university where she planned to attend and […]

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Compassionate Education

When I’m asked about the differences between the Elementary Education program at Trinity Florida and that of other local universities, my answer is always the same, “Nothing, but everything.” On the surface, they seem identical. We all have a state-approved teacher training program; we teach the same basic course work; our professors are all highly […]

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TIU-Florida Celebrates 125th Anniversary

Trinity Florida‘s 2022 Commencement on Saturday, May 7, represented the 125th Commencement in the history of Trinity International University. The featured speaker this year, TIU Provost Dr. H. Wayne Johnson, gave this charge to the BA and MA graduands, “Be a people at peace with God who demonstrate his peace; be a people in whom […]

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Church United Discusses Digital Transformation in the Church

Last month Church United hosted a special gathering with Mart Green, of Hobby Lobby, and technologist Ben Elmore, of Intevity, to discuss the changing landscape of missional engagement and the unprecedented evangelistic opportunity that stands before the churches of our region. Mart Green reminded the pastors and ministry leaders in attendance that the opportunity in […]

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Grunts

Once in a while I tend to be petty. For example, I’ve been noticing a lot of grunts around me of late. Grunts are audible noises that one voluntarily makes… usually. Pigs grunt, but that’s not the type of grunt I am talking about. I’m noticing the human grunts. My daughter grunts when I ask […]

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BigCardio 5K Fitness Event Benefits Teens in Foster Care

After a two-year hiatus, BiGCardio came back this year. And what fun it was! If you’re not familiar with the event, it is a fun community event that takes place annually on the first Saturday in May to raise awareness of National Foster Care month, and to benefit teens in foster care through BiG Children’s […]

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