DMin, Leadership in Global Perspectives: Crafting Ministry in an Interconnected World

Discipline!

on December 17, 2014

Discipline! Discipline! Discipline! This is what I walk away with after reading Jim Collins’ book Good to Great as well as Good to Great and the Social Sectors. Without discipline we can probably do some good things, but it is discipline that will give us that boost from just an average person, or average worker...

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South Africa- VE

on December 10, 2014

Here it is Friends!! Happy Christmas! Please let me know if you have trouble seeing it. https://drive.google.com/a/georgefox.edu/file/d/0B9Y8D5m12GBITE1LQmQyX3gxRFU/view?usp=sharing

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In The Shadow of the Mountian

on December 9, 2014

Attached you will find my VE presentation.  It is more or less a read along with pictures.  Just click into this title and then click the link below when it turns blue. Blessings to each of you! In The Shadow of The Mountain by J. Mitch Arbelaez Cape Town Review 2014       

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Help & Healing Trump Hate & Harm: Ubuntu not Apartheid

on December 9, 2014

Friends, Here is a bit of reflection on our semester together. I’ve had a bit of trouble with the file (apparently it’s a bit larger). You may have to actually download it to view. I hope the link works for everyone. Blessed Advent to all! Clint Ubuntu not Apartheid by Clint Baldwin

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Dawnel’s Cape Town VE

on December 9, 2014

Romans 12:2 (ESV) says, “do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.” I’ve come to see that sometimes one needs to venture out of their comfort zone into...

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Cape Town VE–Just say “Penguins”

on December 9, 2014

Two days of travel with cramped airline seats and long layovers brought me to Cape Town excited, but exhausted. I was ready for a good meal, a long hot shower, and a comfortable bed…   Click here to keep reading–Yost_dmin171_VEsynthesis

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Cape Town

on December 9, 2014

My personal interest:             My time in Cape Town has taught me that people, no matter their origin, all have the same hopes and dreams. A need we all have is to be accepted and respected by our peers. It has only been a little more than twenty years since the end to apartheid in...

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Between Two Worlds

on December 8, 2014

Greetings to all! My file is too large with pics to post to our site so this is the text only version of my VE Synthesis paper.  If you would like to see the whole enchilada with pics, you can download the file through this link:  https://docs.google.com/a/georgefox.edu/uc?id=0B1HbbIUQoPuyWV9WajZwamVjMHM&export=download I hope the link works for you. I...

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VE Assignment – Deve

on December 8, 2014

As I write this post I’m looking at a painting I purchased in the Capetown harbour market. Having the chance to meet the artist and his brother, helped me to understand the real life application of many of the stories we heard while in South Africa. Their story does not appear in my report or...

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The Stories We Heard, Impacting The Stories We Tell

on December 8, 2014

Thank you for the privilege of sharing this learning journey.  The meaning of our motto, Never Above, Never Below, Always Beside continues to unfold. links to visual ethnography: Flickr Haiku Deck (pretty new format, decided to give it a try). Word. doc  McLaughlin_dmin737_VEsynthesis

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Visual Ethnography Learning Synthesis

on December 5, 2014

Baker_DMIN737_VEsynthesis What a great experience we shared. I thank all the cohort members and special thanks to staff who worked for well over a year to provide us this great  leaning experience. A very happy Christmas to you and your family. Ron  

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Finding My Voice

on December 4, 2014

    You can check out my initial foray into using Prezi (be sure to choose the 10 second interval for the music) at this site: http://prezi.com/d2cv95ndbqeq/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy Most of the pictures in the Prezi you’ll know from the GFS Facebook blog.  But this one above you might not have seen – it best expresses my...

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