Impact 52

6 Reasons Your Family Should Serve Together

Do you serve together as a family? No? Why not? Here are 6 reasons why you should be: 1. The family that serves together grows together. Relationships are strengthened when you serve as a family. Spending time each week, each month outside your comfort zone leads to personal and family growth. You grow as individuals mentally, physically, socially… Continue reading 6 Reasons Your Family Should Serve Together

Impact 52

Put A Smile On The Face Of A Child

There are few things greater in this world than the smile of a child.  Whether it is your son, daughter, niece, neighbor, or the child of a complete stranger, the smiles of children are precious.  As a father, I look forward to seeing the smiles and hearing the laughter of my two beautiful girls each and… Continue reading Put A Smile On The Face Of A Child

Impact 52

Empowering Struggling Students

I sat quietly in my chair and looked around the small room that The Crossing Educational Center uses for Family Time.  A diverse group of students worked to complete the given assignment.  It wasn't the typical math problem, essay question, or science experiment.  It was something completely different.  Their task was to write their biggest fear,… Continue reading Empowering Struggling Students

Impact 52

Rube Goldberg, Students, and A Lot Of Sawdust

Rube Goldberg was a Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist, sculptor, and author.  He was well-known for his inventions that took simple tasks and made them unbelievably complex.  A Goldberg contraption often featured an elaborate set of gears, arms, springs, wheels, and rods that were put into motion by balls, a canary cage, pails of water, boots,… Continue reading Rube Goldberg, Students, and A Lot Of Sawdust