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July 27, 2023
This past week’s district church conference was hosted by my alma mater, McPherson College. Many of the same campus features of some 40 years ago remain firmly etched in my mind. Like most former students, there are highlights as well as cringe-worthy moments of my college career, a mash up of experiences constituting undergraduate rites of passage. We actually went to class most days, resulting in an expanded knowledge base that pressed the boundaries of the time but also impressed upon us the value of community that would remain long after the graduation confetti had been swept away....