Travelogue: Europe 2019 – Part 4

Switzerland I hope you’ve been enjoying the blog account of our student group travel with EF Tours this June. If you’ve missed Parts 1, 2, or 3, I encourage you to check them out. The highlight our our tour was our visit to Lucerne, Switzerland. We loved everything about the area. It was gorgeous with…

Travelogue: Europe 2019 Part 3

Innsbruck, Austria, Venice and Verona, Italy Welcome to part three of this summer’s travel adventure. For those who missed the previous posts, access them here. Part 1 and Part 2. Two of the pleasant surprises of this journey were our lunch stops in Innsbruck and Verona. While neither of these were highly lauded destinations, our…

Travelogue – Europe 2019 part 2

Germany : Munich and Dachau Concentration Camp If you missed Part 1, I’ll restate, that I believe in experiential education. And to put my belief into practice, every three years, I organize a journey travel through a company called EF Tours for students and adults. You can check them out here. My experiences with them…

Travelogue: Europe 2019 – Part 1

Germany : Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Bavaria, Munich Travel is an important part of experiential education. I fully support this educational philosophy. Of course, I believe in reading and listening and watching, but there is nothing like doing or seeing first hand to drive home a lesson. This is, after all, where the dreaded practice…

Writing to Break Chains (and to bring joy)

In many ways, the story of Strength to Stand‘s heroine, Lee Russell, mirrors my own. I began my Christian walk filled with love and joy, but over time, the troubles and contradictory messages of this world siphoned my joy away. I went through life living for myself. I had no higher purpose and therefore little…