To My Mentee, Emily

I can't believe that a year has already gone by with you as my wonderful mentee! It seems like only last week I was revealing myself to you through a care package with some of your favorite things, and a sign that said "say yes to adventure". That was way back when we were complete [...]

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Take Opportunity to Serve Your Community

In high school, I was very active in an organization called, "Northern Michigan DecoTec". Deco-Tec is an ecumenical renewal movement created by the DeColores community. It is a weekend that supports and thrives on peer ministry, and works with teens transitioning into adulthood. TEC in DecoTec stands for "Teens Encountering Christ". The weekend team members consist of adults [...]

A.D. – After Detroit

LAS in the D was one of the most life changing experiences for me. On February 10th, 2017 my LAS cohort took a weekend trip down to Detroit. A few days before the trip left, our class met and we were told exactly what this trip has in store for us. We had a jam [...]

B.D.- Before Detroit

Living in northern Michigan, I have been blind to a lot of the issues Detroit has gone through. I've always known that it took a turn for the worst, but I didn't know when and I didn't know why. Detroit isn't something connected to me personally, so I never went out  of my way to learn the history [...]

5 Things We Can Learn About Leadership From Jimmy Fallon

1.) Be Relatable  - One of the best things about Jimmy is how he reaches out to his audiences, and seems genuinely interested in everyone he encounters. One of the reasons he was such a wide fan base is because he is so in-touch with modern media, and his audiences. He has such a wide [...]