View Screen-Reader Accessible Site

Throwing Starfish


THE STARFISH STORY

Once upon a time, there was a man who used to go to the ocean to do his writing. He had a habit of walking on the beach before he began his work. One day, as he was walking along the shore, he looked down the beach and saw a human figure moving like a dancer. He smiled to himself at the thought of someone who would dance to the day, and so, he walked faster to catch up.  
   
As he got closer...


READ MORE

Back Home
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/throwingstarfish/rss/~3/pabMeEHHUy...
Published: July 11, 2014 4:34pm
My last two days in Kampala (Sunday and Monday) were a blur as the teams wrapped up the case briefing for the 161 prisoners they assisted.  The Pepperdine students serving as interns in Uganda still had one week left in town, so they would be pu
[Read More »]

Drawing to a Close
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/throwingstarfish/rss/~3/NOmNtAh0No...
Published: July 5, 2014 7:57pm
A rumored terrorism plot at Uganda's main airport has come and gone with little left in its wake.  Such threats are becoming commonplace in Uganda as fears that the Somali militant group Al-Shabaab will enlarge its target area beyond Kenya once
[Read More »]

The Depths of Ihungu
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/throwingstarfish/rss/~3/kI2m8hGF77...
Published: July 4, 2014 4:18am
We traveled Tuesday night from Hoima to Masindi under a pin-pricked blanket of darkness.  With no electricity along the road for most of the 45 kilometer stretch, more stars were visible than it was humanly possible to count.  Tango and Dan
[Read More »]

Hoima
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/throwingstarfish/rss/~3/YdWU8jRS44...
Published: July 3, 2014 5:14am
By the end of Monday, it became clear that we needed to divide and conquer.  The initial interview work was going well and relatively quickly.  What we gained in speed, though, we lacked in depth because we didn't have access to any of the
[Read More »]

A Little Help
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/throwingstarfish/rss/~3/xmGpCFePmv...
Published: July 2, 2014 10:10pm
A Little Help A mesmerized whisper of "wow" involuntarily escaped the lips of most of our team who ascended the hill on Monday to "Luzira Upper," Uganda's Maximum Security Prison, home to 3247 inmates.  The first to arrive were the Revolution fi
[Read More »]

Firm Foundation
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/throwingstarfish/rss/~3/h4vvlJrZsM...
Published: June 30, 2014 3:23am
As in all of life's ventures, it was important for us to establish a firm foundation before attempting to build upon it this week.  So the Pepperdine lawyers who have traveled to Uganda and many of the students living here this summer gathered o
[Read More »]

Temporarily Back on Track
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/throwingstarfish/rss/~3/pbNc9_m8Ws...
Published: June 29, 2014 4:13am
In Uganda, simplicity and predictability have different meanings than in the United States.  By Saturday morning, we were ready to exchange their definitions for ours.  Our Ugandan coordinator, Andrew, left before dawn for his father's 80th
[Read More »]

Detained and Disassembled
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/throwingstarfish/rss/~3/E0iMb1qQ48...
Published: June 28, 2014 5:26am
Friday morning started off quite promising, but those promises were soon broken, sending me into panic mode and forcing me against my better judgment to scramble onto the back of a motorcycle taxi in the rain. While I was with Andrew on Thursday, he
[Read More »]

Prisoner Sensitization
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/throwingstarfish/rss/~3/9jbFcNsA3X...
Published: June 27, 2014 4:37am
I arrived at the Luzira maximum security prison at about 11:15 a.m. with Andrew Khaukha, who serves as the Secretary (logistics leader) of the Plea Bargaining Task Force.  Andrew had spoken with the warden in advance so he knew we were coming.&#
[Read More »]

The Luzira Project
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/throwingstarfish/rss/~3/Un1IXf7YXU...
Published: June 26, 2014 5:14am
My apologies for being a little opaque about the project we are working on during this trip, so what follows is an overview. In the summer of 2009, while two Pepperdine law students (Greer Illingworth and Micheline Zamora) were interning for the head
[Read More »]

Campus Ministry Mission and Vision
July 2014
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
1 No Events

(Click day to view main calendar)
2 Adult Care Group
Location: Tiner Court - Malibu
Time: 7:00pm -8:00pm
 The Wednesday Night Adult Care Group that ha ...

Collide
Location: Elkins Auditorium
Time: 7:00pm -8:30pm
Thomas Fitzpatrick speaking on this year's theme G ...

Jesus Company
Location: SAC
Time: 7:00pm -8:00pm

Law and Graduate Student Bible Study
Location: Baxter Drive - Malibu
Time: 7:00pm -8:30pm
This Bible study is organized by the Christian Leg ...

Youth Bible Class
Location: SAC
Time: 7:00pm -8:00pm
Meets weekly for students in grades 6-12. Contact ...

(Click day to view main calendar)
3 Ventura County Bible Study
Location: Moorpark
Time: 6:00pm -8:00pm
The Thursday night Bible Study at Steve and Diana ...

(Click day to view main calendar)
4 No Events

(Click day to view main calendar)
5 No Events

(Click day to view main calendar)
6 Manna Food Bank Donation Day
Location: Elkins Auditorium
Time: 8:00am -12:30pm
Donations of oil, coffee, sugar, canned and paper ...

Bible classes
Location: Various
Time: 9:00am -9:50am
Here are our Fall 2013 Bible Classes: Adult Cla ...

Worship Service
Location: Elkins Auditorium
Time: 10:15am -11:30am

Campus Ministry Bible Class
Location: Fireside Room (or Waves Cafe)
Time: 12:00pm -1:00pm
Living an Extraordinary Life (Post-Sermon Discussi ...

Brewster Bible Study
Location: Drescher - Malibu
Time: 5:30pm -7:30pm
 The Brewster Bible Study will continue this ...

Young(er) Married Small Groups
Location: Various - Two on campus, two through the canyon
Time: 6:00pm -8:00pm
Join a Young(er) Married Small Group on Sunday nig ...

Campus Ministry Student-Led Chapel
Location: Stauffer Chapel
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm
Join us in Stauffer Chapel for a special time of a ...

(Click day to view main calendar)
7 No Events

(Click day to view main calendar)
8 No Events

(Click day to view main calendar)
9 Adult Care Group
Location: Tiner Court - Malibu
Time: 7:00pm -8:00pm
 The Wednesday Night Adult Care Group that ha ...

Jesus Company
Location: SAC
Time: 7:00pm -8:00pm

Law and Graduate Student Bible Study
Location: Baxter Drive - Malibu
Time: 7:00pm -8:30pm
This Bible study is organized by the Christian Leg ...

Youth Bible Class
Location: SAC
Time: 7:00pm -8:00pm
Meets weekly for students in grades 6-12. Contact ...

(Click day to view main calendar)
10 Ventura County Bible Study
Location: Moorpark
Time: 6:00pm -8:00pm
The Thursday night Bible Study at Steve and Diana ...

(Click day to view main calendar)
11 No Events

(Click day to view main calendar)
12 No Events

(Click day to view main calendar)
13 Bible classes
Location: Various
Time: 9:00am -9:50am
Here are our Fall 2013 Bible Classes: Adult Cla ...

Worship Service
Location: Elkins Auditorium
Time: 10:15am -11:30am

Campus Ministry Bible Class
Location: Fireside Room (or Waves Cafe)
Time: 12:00pm -1:00pm
Living an Extraordinary Life (Post-Sermon Discussi ...

Brewster Bible Study
Location: Drescher - Malibu
Time: 5:30pm -7:30pm
 The Brewster Bible Study will continue this ...

Young(er) Married Small Groups
Location: Various - Two on campus, two through the canyon
Time: 6:00pm -8:00pm
Join a Young(er) Married Small Group on Sunday nig ...

Campus Ministry Student-Led Chapel
Location: Stauffer Chapel
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm
Join us in Stauffer Chapel for a special time of a ...

(Click day to view main calendar)
14 No Events

(Click day to view main calendar)
15 No Events

(Click day to view main calendar)
16 Adult Care Group
Location: Tiner Court - Malibu
Time: 7:00pm -8:00pm
 The Wednesday Night Adult Care Group that ha ...

Jesus Company
Location: SAC
Time: 7:00pm -8:00pm

Law and Graduate Student Bible Study
Location: Baxter Drive - Malibu
Time: 7:00pm -8:30pm
This Bible study is organized by the Christian Leg ...

Youth Bible Class
Location: SAC
Time: 7:00pm -8:00pm
Meets weekly for students in grades 6-12. Contact ...

(Click day to view main calendar)
17 Ventura County Bible Study
Location: Moorpark
Time: 6:00pm -8:00pm
The Thursday night Bible Study at Steve and Diana ...

(Click day to view main calendar)
18 No Events

(Click day to view main calendar)
19 No Events

(Click day to view main calendar)
20 Bible classes
Location: Various
Time: 9:00am -9:50am
Here are our Fall 2013 Bible Classes: Adult Cla ...

Worship Service
Location: Elkins Auditorium
Time: 10:15am -11:30am

Campus Ministry Bible Class
Location: Fireside Room (or Waves Cafe)
Time: 12:00pm -1:00pm
Living an Extraordinary Life (Post-Sermon Discussi ...

Brewster Bible Study
Location: Drescher - Malibu
Time: 5:30pm -7:30pm
 The Brewster Bible Study will continue this ...

Young(er) Married Small Groups
Location: Various - Two on campus, two through the canyon
Time: 6:00pm -8:00pm
Join a Young(er) Married Small Group on Sunday nig ...

Campus Ministry Student-Led Chapel
Location: Stauffer Chapel
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm
Join us in Stauffer Chapel for a special time of a ...

(Click day to view main calendar)
21 No Events

(Click day to view main calendar)
22 No Events

(Click day to view main calendar)
23 Adult Care Group
Location: Tiner Court - Malibu
Time: 7:00pm -8:00pm
 The Wednesday Night Adult Care Group that ha ...

Jesus Company
Location: SAC
Time: 7:00pm -8:00pm

Law and Graduate Student Bible Study
Location: Baxter Drive - Malibu
Time: 7:00pm -8:30pm
This Bible study is organized by the Christian Leg ...

Youth Bible Class
Location: SAC
Time: 7:00pm -8:00pm
Meets weekly for students in grades 6-12. Contact ...

(Click day to view main calendar)
24 Ventura County Bible Study
Location: Moorpark
Time: 6:00pm -8:00pm
The Thursday night Bible Study at Steve and Diana ...

(Click day to view main calendar)
25 No Events

(Click day to view main calendar)
26 No Events

(Click day to view main calendar)
27 Bible classes
Location: Various
Time: 9:00am -9:50am
Here are our Fall 2013 Bible Classes: Adult Cla ...

Worship Service
Location: Elkins Auditorium
Time: 10:15am -11:30am

Campus Ministry Bible Class
Location: Fireside Room (or Waves Cafe)
Time: 12:00pm -1:00pm
Living an Extraordinary Life (Post-Sermon Discussi ...

Brewster Bible Study
Location: Drescher - Malibu
Time: 5:30pm -7:30pm
 The Brewster Bible Study will continue this ...

Young(er) Married Small Groups
Location: Various - Two on campus, two through the canyon
Time: 6:00pm -8:00pm
Join a Young(er) Married Small Group on Sunday nig ...

Campus Ministry Student-Led Chapel
Location: Stauffer Chapel
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm
Join us in Stauffer Chapel for a special time of a ...

(Click day to view main calendar)
28 No Events

(Click day to view main calendar)
29 No Events

(Click day to view main calendar)
30 Adult Care Group
Location: Tiner Court - Malibu
Time: 7:00pm -8:00pm
 The Wednesday Night Adult Care Group that ha ...

Jesus Company
Location: SAC
Time: 7:00pm -8:00pm

Law and Graduate Student Bible Study
Location: Baxter Drive - Malibu
Time: 7:00pm -8:30pm
This Bible study is organized by the Christian Leg ...

Youth Bible Class
Location: SAC
Time: 7:00pm -8:00pm
Meets weekly for students in grades 6-12. Contact ...

(Click day to view main calendar)
31 Ventura County Bible Study
Location: Moorpark
Time: 6:00pm -8:00pm
The Thursday night Bible Study at Steve and Diana ...

(Click day to view main calendar)