In Ron Smith’s, Public Relations the Basics he writes, “Jesus himself was a great storyteller who used parables and other short stories with strong, simple and easy-to-understand messages to teach moral lessons.” As a journalist this chapter in the book made me think about the different platforms we use to share stories. We use the… Continue reading Ancient Forms of Journalism Reveal the Importance of Storytelling
One of the many blessings about Azusa Pacific University is the chapel requirement. Yes yes I know what you’re probably thinking … “Who would want to go to chapel three days a week?” Three days a week … you wake up, roll out of bed and walk into a religiously centered, inspirational pep talk that… Continue reading Faith: Let’s Talk About Discernment
(written on October 12th, 2015) Right when I thought I had everything planned out, God threw me a curve ball. Do you ever feel like Daniel being thrown into the lion’s den? Well, today I feel like him. I was supposed to have all semester long to prepare for Capture, which is APU’s student TV… Continue reading Being Thrown Into the Lion’s Den
Ephesians 2:10 10 For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. (NIV version) God has a plan for us all. He knows exactly what you are meant to do before He even created you. If you live your life according to God, He will bless you.… Continue reading September’s Joyful Reminder!
Happy August everyone! This month’s Joyful Reminder focuses on Meditation. Meditation? Who’s got time for that? – I’m sure we’re all thinking the same thing. However, here are the benefits and some tips I’d like to share with you… Benefits: According to the National Center for Complementary Integrative Health, Meditation will help decrease your anxiety.… Continue reading August’s Joyful Reminder! ~ Meditation
Did Love really Win? Lately, #LoveWins has been the hashtag and talk all over diverse media forms. The Supreme Court ruled in favor of legalizing same-sex marriages and some Christians are waging war. I log into my Facebook or Twitter account and I am seeing hate, not love. Hate between people and that is not… Continue reading July’s Joyful Reminder!
Hello June! It’s never too late for a little Joyful Reminder. Today I want to remind you to have faith. Yeah I know that seems simple but it’s hard. Just remember if things aren’t looking up then close your eyes. Have faith in the things unseen. Yes, the future is unseen as well, so with one ounce… Continue reading June’s Joyful Reminder!