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THE HUMAN SIDE OF GENIUS by Paul Robbins

I think you will agree: Dr. Rene Frank’s brilliant musical compositions proclaim his legacy.  He was a sacred music genius.  Shaped by a German classical education, forced from his native land by Nazi oppression, and fire-bombed out of his home … Continue reading

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The Vine Keeps Growing

As I pulled a chair up to the table in the Eicher Conference Room in the Fort Wayne Alumni & Friends Resource Center, it felt like business as usual. Michael sat across from me, reviewing a project I had sent … Continue reading

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The Memory-Making Business

Have you ever thought about the process that went into designing your favorite t-shirt? It’s a basic question for graphic designers; but for people like me with little to no experience in the fine art of design, it never occurs. … Continue reading

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A Time to Scatter Stones, and a Time to Gather Them

“There is a time for everything . . . a time to scatter stones and a time to gather them” (Ecc. 3:1a, 5a). The American culture doesn’t care for verses like this. We’re always looking for closure, always moving ahead, … Continue reading

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One Purpose

It was late morning when Michael Mortensen and I walked down the sidewalk leading from the Lillian Rolf House, past the old Lehmen Library to the Eicher Student Commons, now owned by The Summit, a collaborative learning community. A small … Continue reading

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Meet the Volunteers

The Resource Center was a busy place Thursday afternoon. Four volunteers, Bill g69 & Sharon (Walter) g67 Hull, Jan (Schumacher) Logan g68, and Dr. Jay Platte g69 were hard at work all afternoon. I popped around to see what they … Continue reading

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The Global Kingdom of God

Spring break wrapped up on Monday, and students all around me are still talking about the Taylor World Outreach (TWO) short-term missions trips they took last week. From Daytona Beach to Spain, teams of students and faculty spread across the … Continue reading

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