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Changing Lanes

There used to be a crosswalk near a park in South Pasadena that generated a lot of income for the city. A few days a week a patrol car would be parked nearby, and one of the local cops, dressed as a civilian, would stand on the curb, and as a likely looking car slowed for the crosswalk, and the driver looked each way to see if anyone was about to cross the street, that cop would just stand there – and as the car moved on, he’d simply put one foot in the street at the very last moment. 3,643 more words

Police Brutality

Godliness through Submission In Christian Life

Have confidence in your leaders and submit to their authority, because they keep watch over you as those who must give an account. Do this so that their work will be a joy, not a burden, for that would be of no benefit to you. 376 more words

Summoned to the Dean's Office | Part 1 of 2

Nothing struck fear in women students like getting summoned to appear before the Women’s Dean or her assistant. As noted in yesterday’s post, ‘with only a few exceptions’ I got through Bible college without getting into trouble. 667 more words

Spiritual Formation

Good Girl goes to Bible College, 1960

It’s September 1960. I’m 16 years old and 150 miles from home. I’ve just arrived for my first year of college. My orientation packet includes a student handbook and a handbook for women only. 654 more words

Spiritual Formation

Will You Be Invited Back to the Table?

My friend David was in one of those meetings where the stakes are high.  There were multiple levels of management from both sides of the table (the property owner and the facility management company).  159 more words

Communication

Is America Lost?

Only 7% of Americans approve of the job that Congress is doing these days.  And for good reason.  The country is in a mess because of their ridiculous spending habits and only catering to personal careers and special interest groups. 144 more words

Leadership