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Honor. Service. Love. Caring for aging parents.
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Honor. Service. Love. Caring for aging parents.

Most people know professors John McCullough, Don Balla and Mike Kennelley for their teaching in the College of Business at John Brown University. Yet they share another common experience, being the primary caretakers for their elderly parents. John and Judy McCullough John and Judy McCullough take care of both their […]

Books to look into
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Books to look into

The Geography of Bliss: Grumps Search for Happiness Eric Weiner is not a pleasant man. In fact, he is a grump. Therefore, he sets out on a year-long journey around the world to find happiness. No, not personal happiness. Weiner wants to find where happiness lives geographically. His travels take […]

Missionaries follow call back to JBU
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Missionaries follow call back to JBU

When Laura Nelson, director of the Partners in Prayer CAUSE ministry, invited Chris and Kellie Cole to come speak at the ministry’s first meeting, she knew very little about the new missionaries in residence. As they began to share, they impressed Nelson not only with their compelling story, but also […]

Kat Gingerich: The J. Alvin Gal
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Kat Gingerich: The J. Alvin Gal

In the past three months, Kat Gingerich has taken on a new last name, a new husband, a new state, a new job and a home filled with more than 200 young men. This summer, Gingerich wedded the Resident Director of J. Alvin, Eric Gingerich. They made the move to […]

Thrifty furnishings discovered in off-campus homes
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Thrifty furnishings discovered in off-campus homes

For college students, money is usually limited. With a little creativity, many off-campus seniors have found ways to decorate frugally. Megan Toney, a senior living in a local duplex, advocates thriftiness in the midst of decorating. “I’m a college student, money is tight.” Toney said. “I am a big believer […]

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Summer teams build structures and faith in Africa

Construction Management and Engineering students chuckled at pictures of hand-cranked concrete machines and framing built with three-quarter inch plywood. Four of their classmates and one professor, participants in summer mission trips to Africa, shared about their experiences at the division-wide welcome back dinner on Sept. 6. All five men discussed […]

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Gateways: passageway to university life

Some aspects of life are just predictable. April showers bring May flowers. Mayflowers bring pilgrims. August brings new students. New John Brown University students take Gateway. But these Gateway classes are far from predictable. Jake Stratman, assistant professor of English, teaches one of the Gateway options for this fall, focusing […]

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Farm Fresh

Saturday began with a breezy, perfect bike ride to our hometown Farmers’ Market with my two good friends Joey and Clark. We rolled up to Bob Henry Park with a goal: to scour the market for the best the place had to offer. We parked the bikes in a tidy […]

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Goofy Gateways

As the years pass, freshmen Gateway Seminar topics become more creative and outrageous. In response, the Threefold Advocate has created a list of possible subjects for future consideration. 1. The Granola Life: A look at the worldview and practices of environmentally-aware people. 2. The Caf and You: What you will […]