As the hammocks come out and students get back into university life, here are a few tips for getting better grades this year! “If what you’re doing isn’t working, try something else!” –Unknown- 1 Do ALL Of The Work Don’t get a “0” on an assignment by choice. Commit to always turning in something. To
I’m excited to take on a small personal project this summer of creating a short video series to help coach people, especially high school students in discovering their life purpose & God’s will for their lives. Here’s a quote and video below from Journey Church that I watched recently and really enjoyed in the process.
…when I’m not sure I want to listen. Saturday I just drove to McDonalds to get a coffee (and only coffee). As I waited in my car to order, a chocolate milkshake and a chicken sandwich somehow got added to the order in my head. Right as this was happening, the verse that says, “Man
Wednesday, 04 June 2014 by Brent Dongell
Here are my exhaustive notes from a teaching conference that I attended recently. The Teaching Professor Conference 2014 Boston, MA : May 30-Jun 1 The Main Plenary Speakers: Presenter: Stephen D. Brookfield, Ph.D., John Ireland Endowed Chair, University of St. Thomas Main Takeaway: Teachers deal with “Imposter Syndrome,” which is the fear and inner feeling
Tuesday, 27 May 2014 by Brent Dongell
“If you could say one thing to your generation of leaders, what would you say?” That is what was asked, and this is the video that came out. [vimeo 95508128 w=500 h=281] A Charge To This Generation of Leaders from Kingswood University on Vimeo. This is a themed compilation and meshing together of longer sermons
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1. Don’t Accept Generalities as Truth from Others. 2. Ask for Permission from The Confider to Share (even when inconvenient) Before You Break a Person’s Trust. 3. Don’t Latch Onto Criticism Easily. Ask, “Is This Promoting Unity on the 90% We Agree on or Dissonance on the 10% We Disagree on as the Body of
Friday, 25 April 2014 by Brent Dongell
1. Challenge The Generalizer. – Ask for the specific names of people to deal with the issue head on instead of letting people talk in general terms. – Tell the gossip that if they have a real problem, they need to do something or else you will if they won’t. 2. Have The Awkward Conversations
1. “Everyone is talking” or “A lot of people have a problem with…” When this person is asked who is “everyone” exactly, it is usually just them and one or two others they’ve talked to while they’re assuming that means everyone else. This person talks in general terms for “the masses” without a defined crowd or wanting
1. TO BE CHALLENGED: To get into the Word (not talk about Christianity or Biblical subjects, but to be reading the Word straight up). They need to know you are going to acknowledge that it’s tough, while being told it’s going to be great all at the same time…. the hope of something greater. 2.