Pumpkins and Leaves and Boots, O My!

Pumpkins and Leaves and Boots, O My!
by Jennie, guest blogger Food Hello, all. ‘Tis the season for pumpkin spice and everything nice. Trees are changing and there is crisp in the air as well as in your dessert dish. Our first order of business: pumpkin, pumpkin, and more pumpkin. I don’t know about you but I start craving pumpkin this time... Read more »

Top 5 Tweets from Poynter's #TruthTrust Event

Top 5 Tweets from Poynter's #TruthTrust Event
If I could summarize the Poynter Institute “Truth & Trust in the 21st Century: Journalism’s role in telling the story of violence in Chicago” panel discussion / talkback Thursday night in a phrase, I would say I learned that “Optimism & Positivity are Journalism’s Future & Democracy’s Hope.” The night opened on this note with... Read more »

A Conversation with the President of the Poetry Foundation

A Conversation with the President of the Poetry Foundation
I walked into the Poetry Foundation in Chicago Tuesday night to hear readings by Dr. Brett Foster and Dayna Clemens, both members of the Wheaton College family. They were featured at this month’s Open Door series, which occurs once a month. Each hour-long reading features two Chicagoland college and graduate writing program instructors and two... Read more »
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Sex Trafficking is Happening in Your Backyard - Let's END IT!

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It’s true – women (and men) are being sold for sex, against their will, in your backyard. Did you see people running around with red “X” marks on their hands on Thursday? This represents the “End it Movement,” a conversation started at the 2012 Passion Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, about the estimated 27 million slaves... Read more »

Sat., Jan. 25th: Nav20s Chicago Bring Faith & Business to Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba

Sat., Jan. 25th: Nav20s Chicago Bring Faith & Business to Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba
Interested in how faith and business go together? If so, save the date of Saturday, January 25th, from 3 – 5 p.m. to come to Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba for the Nav20s Chicago event on integrating faith and work to network and hear from the following Chicago business leaders about what faith has to do with calling... Read more »

A Tribute to Christianity Today & Today's Christian Woman

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In a #bittersweet farewell of sorts, I’m writing to say my time as online editor of Today’s Christian Woman  has officially come to an end. I wrapped up 18 months at Christianity Today Friday to take a new job — as Editor of Wheaton Magazine (ATTENTION all Wheaton students, alumni, and friends: got any story... Read more »
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Christopher (Fitter) Steinke: A (Suburban) Chicago Worship Leader You Should Know

Christopher (Fitter) Steinke: A (Suburban) Chicago Worship Leader You Should Know
I’ve interviewed and talked with Christian worship leaders from around the world including Chris Tomlin, Amy Grant, Christy Nockels, Mandisa, Mac Powell, Kari Jobe, Kim Walker-Smith of Jesus Culture, Laura Story, Sara Groves, Jenn Johnson, Joel Houston of Hillsong United, Matt Redman, and Israel Houghton, but none have captured my attention like one named Christopher... Read more »

Wheaton College's Journalism Certificate Program: #kindofabigdeal

Wheaton College's Journalism Certificate Program: #kindofabigdeal
This is a spontaneous blog post to brag shamelessly about how amazing Wheaton College’s journalism certificate program students are. Professor Tim Morgan and I just wrapped up another round of end-of-semester conferences with our students, and I’m so happy I could cry. Over the past 15 months, not only have our journalism students written hundreds... Read more »

Blind Surfer Derek Rabelo Conquers Waves Fearlessly

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Derek Rabelo’s father prayed that his son would be a professional surfer. But Derek was born blind in 1992, and his father’s dream seemed impossible. Seventeen years later, however, Derek decided that not only did he want to surf — he wanted to surf the legendary waves on the North Shore of Oahu. Derek’s courage... Read more »
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Falling Plates: when death is just a memory

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by Maria Krump, guest writer What if it is true? What if, all of a sudden, you find yourself…THERE. On eternity’s shore. But your feet don’t really know where “there” is, do they? They want to. And they keep aching for firm ground, for something, anything to land on, to find that footing and balance... Read more »
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