Faith-Informed Discernment: Asking the Right Questions

disž•cern•žment [dih-surn-muhnt] – noun – the aptitude of showing good or outstanding judgment and understanding (Dictionary.com) quesž•tionž•ing [kwes-chuh-ning] – adjective – characterized by or indicating intellectual curiosity; inquiring (Dictionary.com) College-life has a way of demanding growth by exposing one’s true identity. Simply, it has a way of helping students get real. Students are challenged and...
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No Small Gift to God

“But a poor widow came and put in two very small copper coins, worth only a few cents.” –Mark 12:42 NIV I love the story of the widow’s offering. She gave everything she had as an offering without pomp and circumstance. What was viewed as a small gift by many was no small gift to...
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Adventures Abroad

Departing from the comfort of campus and embarking on a journey to distant and unknown territory can be just as terrifying as it is rewarding. For many students, the college experience simply is not complete without traveling abroad. Whether for mission oriented trips or study abroad programs, students have several opportunities for travel. Here are...
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Exciting New Beginnings

September is always an exciting time to be at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. By this point all the boxes are unpacked, the syllabi have been handed out and the routine of a new day-to-day life is starting to kick in. Everything is still new, and the hope of the semester to come still sits...
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Tips for Students: Plan for the Present

Leaving a Legacy? Along with nerves and luggage, most students enter college, brain-storming ways to ensure that they leave a legacy on campus. Maybe you haven’t worded your college goal as “leaving a legacy,” but amongst many other things, you would like to reminisce the happenings from this time period once you have transitioned from...
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Making Decisions vs. Forming Habits

As my friend was starting a new chapter in life, she declared she would go ahead and live the type of life that would cause her to become the type of person she wanted to be.  No more intentions without actions. She thought about habits she wanted to form, and asked what practices she needed...
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