Category Archives: culture

It’s Risky

I never like talking about things that EVERYBODY is talking about because I feel so cliché, but I can’t not talk about this. It’s risky, because there are literally millions of people that are digesting what this post covers. I’m … Continue reading

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Love Is Red // Winter Conference

I had the opportunity to go for a day to a great conference in Canton, OH called Love Is Red. Check out their website at here. This morning, youth pastor Mike Roberts Jr. spoke on the subject of the cross … Continue reading

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The Value of Community

I had the opportunity to eat lunch with a great group of people today at Millwood, Inc. Every Tuesday and Thursday they have lunch prepared in their cafeteria. Today they had delicious cheeseburgers on what seemed like pretzel buns… delicious. … Continue reading

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You Can Learn A Lot…

You can learn a lot from watching people. On Sunday I went to breakfast with my mom, dad, and sister after church. We went to Perkins and I had pancakes, eggs, and Canadian bacon (apparently it’s better for you). As … Continue reading

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Busy Busy Busy

I like it when things are clean. I also like it when I can simply sit around and do nothing. Catch up on some TV, watch a movie, surf the web. Doing nothing on purpose is something I enjoy. However, … Continue reading

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Helpful vs. HelpLESS

I was at work the other day doing some stuff before we opened, when a young man walks up to the door and peeks in. He doesn’t know that I see him. I start walking to the door as he … Continue reading

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Blue Pain, Blank Walls, New Perspective

I’m not a big fan of painting. I don’t mind it, but it’s not my favorite. The taping, the drop cloth, the trimming… all the prep work is tedious. Once the roller is out though, it’s a breeze. I was … Continue reading

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“Failure Is Not An Option”

We’ve all heard that phrase before. “Failure is not an option.” It’s usually stated when victory is simply the only solution to solve a problem. I heard it at basketball practices at hight school – as if the game about … Continue reading

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Refuge Stickers!

Hey all, I just posted some stuff over at the Refuge Blog. You need to check that stuff out! We’ve got Refuge Stickers! Here they are Email me at adenen@gmail.com if you’d like one! Stick ’em. Take a picture. Email … Continue reading

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Hype Hype Hype!

Every year, I get to work with teenagers at a summer camp. When I was a teenager myself, I was a volunteer team member that helped plan and execute the services each night. We stole this idea from a youth … Continue reading

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