Carnival Reflections, a Short Story

Below are monologues from three very different people. Imagine yourself as their friend, and take a seat beside them. 1. Oh! Hello! It’s so nice to see you again. I was wondering when you might – excuse me for just a minute, will you? JAMIE! No shooting your brother. What?…

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USC Volunteer Spotlight: Juris & Jean Gaigals

This is the fourth and last in a series of posts telling the story of Urban Scholastic Center through people involved with the ministry. Read the story of USC founder, Chuck Allen, here, or of Tre & Khrystal Coppage, USC indigenous missionaries, here, or of Kent Broddle, USC board member,…

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Obedience, One Step at a Time: Kent Broddle, USC Board Member

This is the third in a series of posts telling the story of Urban Scholastic Center through people involved with the ministry. Read the story of USC founder, Chuck Allen, here, or of Tre & Khrystal Coppage, USC indigenous missionaries, here. “My story is that God always made sense,” Kent…

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Six Bizarre (but True) Stories from History

In my opinion, bizarre news stories – the ones that make me stop and think, Huh? – are the best kind. Below are six such stories. But rather than pulling them from today’s headlines, I looked to the past. Enjoy this smattering of bizarre history. 1. The King Who Liked…

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