since I’ve been gone: an ode to InterVarsity staff

I’ve been feeling reflective about what I’m most looking forward to when my sabbatical ends in 12 days. Top of my list: working with my colleagues. This goes out to all my InterVarsity peeps. Your car is your office, or the campus coffee shop Talking to freshman about Jesus- you’ll never stop. 20 appointments in[…]

better than a letter from santa

Amidst all the bills, christmas cards and circulars for random crap stuff to buy at bed, bath and beyond, a letter will arrive in our mailbox soon.  It will be from a little boy named Domeniko from Albania who lacks basic necessities of life like the ability to go to school, sleep in a warm[…]

santa saves

A 6-ft tall Elmo complete with a santa hat and jingle bells around his ankles, dozens of hotdogs and gloppily decorated sugar cookies consumed at 10am, and of course- the man himself- Santa all made for an exciting saturday. Recently I participated in a “free pictures with santa” community event that my church Velocity hosted.  Each[…]