"Daddy, why are you giving bags to the students?" We were driving home from campus earlier tonight when Junia asked me this question. Last Friday we had gone to a church to help put items into care packages for the PSU Berks students. Junia excelled at this, marching through the assembly line and filling each … Continue reading Explaining College Ministry to a Four Year Old
"Oh, and we'll also offer to pray for people. We're Christians, its what we do." I don't recall if those were the exact words Andrew, president of CSF, and I wrote in the event registration form, but they were close. For the last couple years CSF has done a sort of "Christmas outreach" during the … Continue reading Free Hot Chocolate, Candy Canes and Prayers
Junia absolutely loves walking Skippy around the neighborhood. Obviously she cannot hold his leash on her own as he would easily pull her over...and probably keep going. The solution was to attach one leash to Skippy and attach a second leash to that leash. So Junia holds the second leash while I, holding the first … Continue reading Getting Off on the Right Foot…And Then the Next Step
The world is changing, I feel it in my bones... Okay, maybe things are not that insane. But as I begin my ninth year of campus ministry, I feel old! Yesterday I was playing kickball with some students. One of the guys asked the other, "when was that last time you played kickball?" "Probably like … Continue reading Another Year Begins on Campus…And I Feel Old!
CSF tries to find ways to practically serve the campus on a regular basis. Finding things to do is not as easy as one might think. I think there are a few reasons for this: 1. Campus runs like a well-oiled machine - it is not like there are huge fields of uncut grass or … Continue reading On Campus At PSU Berks – Picking Up Trash for Jesus (Again)