Sports at a Bible College? Why? – Part 1

Trailing Calvary Bible College 0-1 late in the game, we sat on the sidelines hoping for something, anything good to happen. Our guys had fought hard in the Saturday afternoon heat, but still we had little go our way.

All of a sudden, defender Aaron Nilius cleared a ball from midfield, and from 35 yards out midfielder Jay Nihart┬ábarely managed to deflect the ball off his head toward Calvary’s goal. Fortunately for us, their goalkeeper was standing too far out and the ball cleared his reach and bounced into the net. We erupted on the sideline, and in that moment we had tied the game at one apiece. We were back in the game. Read Full Post

Brazil, Day 21: ALL the Playing!

Woke up again around 5:30am to see if the sunrise would be worth watching, and it was. This morning the sky was full of clouds, so the sunrise was a pretty one. It wasn’t even close to being one of the best I’ve seen, but it was beautiful nonetheless.

As I watched it rise I ran some sprints on the property behind the house. My plan was to go up to the campus again and run around it, but the key to get out of our gated yard was gone, so I couldn’t get out without climbing the wall. I tried to run the equivalent of five 240-yard sprints, similar to what we do during the soccer season. Read Full Post

Tribute to a Great Man of God

Today was Shon Lundberg’s last day on staff at Faith Baptist Bible College. He accepted the call to be the pastor at Community Baptist Church in Ankeny, IA, and he begins his new ministry on Sunday.

Today was a bittersweet day for the students who know him, especially for those of us who have known him for several years. For almost a decade-and-a-half he has served as a dean at Faith. He started as Dean of Men and eventually became the Dean of Students. Read Full Post