Two weeks ago was Rape Awareness Week at JBU. As part of the week, Students Against Sex Slavery showed a video with the stories of three rape victims at JBU, as told through the voices of others to protect their privacy. The stories were hard, some brutally so.
During my military experience I was taught the “Battle Buddy System.” This system is equally important to Christians in the Body of Christ in order to not leave each other behind, work together to achieve a common goal and further God’s kingdom.
Everyone knows to “keep the Christ in Christmas” during the holiday season. It is an idea found plastered on t-shirts and shouted from the pulpits of our churches. We know that baby Jesus was only a baby for a little while, that he grew up to save us from our sins.
Have you stopped to think about what you really need? Commercials try to get us to buy toothpaste, facial creams, a pair of jeans, cereal, a car and so on. I asked one of my Education classes to write down what they needed.
This is the first installment in a weekly series of columns in which I will self-indulgently complain about whatever topic, trend, or event in American culture, politics or sports that ticks me off the most any given week.
On John Brown University’s campus, the word community is thrown around daily. Living life with your friends, brothers and sisters in Christ and your significant others is something that the university promotes, as long as it is done in a healthy and morally respectful manner.