February 2022 Blog

February 2022 Blog

A few weeks ago, I invited my friend and brother in Christ Kevin Vaughan to write this month’s blog post. Kevin is one of my oldest friends, a man who has committed his life to impacting the lives of others. He teaches Middle School Bible, coaches basketball, and helps lead NCS in conversations surrounding the importance of a Revelation 7:9 community. As you will see, a healthy Revelation 7:9 community doesn’t happen by accident, but through intentionality in relationships. I am honored to share his thoughts with you below. I’m also grateful that our students are mentored by Mr. Vaughan and other NCS teachers who equip them to be Ambassadors for Christ! A Diverse Community Starts with Relationships by Kevin Vaughan   This year marks 31 years since I graduated college.  Back then, I was a relatively new believer, raw with enthusiasm and passionate about the Lord and the Bible.  It explains why I forsook my career path in engineering to pursue my love for the Bible at a Bible college. ...

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January 2021 Blog

January 2021 Blog

I Peter 3:15, NIV “But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have.” Some of my most vivid memories are of my years playing basketball. One thing I can still feel is the exhaustion of giving it...

Advent Blog 2020

Advent Blog 2020

Every year around this time, I begin to lament the shorter days and the increasing darkness. While driving to an appointment the other day, the sun was on the horizon, shining into my eyes making it difficult to see. I glanced down at the clock in the car--4:18pm! Immediately, I lamented how...

October 2020 Blog

October 2020 Blog

It was hot, humid and the ceremony had been going for three hours. This beautiful Christian school in Mwanza, Tanzania was holding its graduation ceremony and I had been invited as a guest because of its partnership with my former school. Everyone was incredibly gracious, from their energetic and...