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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...


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Confessions of a Godfather
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Published: November 3, 2014 7:57pm
After an ambien-laced redeye from London, I was greeted Saturday morning at the Entebbe Airport in Uganda by blue skies, clean air, and friendly faces.  Unfortunately, the friendly faces checking my passport were hiding behind breathing masks.&#
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Long Weekend in Uganda
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Published: October 31, 2014 11:59am
I'm not looking forward to the redeye tonight out of London's Heathrow Airport bound for Uganda's Entebbe Airport or the redeye back to London on Monday, but I am thrilled to be heading back to my adopted home country for…Read more →
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Field Trips
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Published: October 18, 2014 8:17pm
Do you remember the excitement of field trips when you were in school?  Field trips meant getting out of the classroom, seeing something new, and socializing with friends on the bus.  Recently I found out that field trips haven't changed
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Developments in Uganda
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Published: September 15, 2014 4:06pm
It has been far too long since I provided an update regarding what is happening on the ground in what has become my second home.  While I am currently residing in London with my family for the fall semester (serving…Read more →
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Lions in London
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Published: September 6, 2014 4:37pm
You've probably seen photos of the lion statues in London, but you might not know why they are here.  Every time we have lived in London, I have joined the crowds of tourists taking photos of their children between the…Read more →
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Scotland
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Published: August 23, 2014 11:23am
The kids and I just returned from a three day trip to Edinburgh, Scotland.  We found out that Edinburgh had not changed much since our previous visits in 2003 and 2008, but the kids had changed a lot. We took…Read more →
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Stonehenge and Harry Potter
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Published: August 18, 2014 2:32pm
What do Stonehenge and Harry Potter have in common?  Not much really, except they are both located in England and they are both pretty cool.  On our last two days with Uncle Jerry we took day trips to see Stonehenge…Read more →
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Gash Family in London
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Published: August 12, 2014 11:50pm
While our family lives in London for the fall semester we hope to keep in touch with family and friends back home by sharing stories and photos of our adventures.  Our arrival was really a walk down memory lane as…Read more →
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Medical School!
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Published: August 6, 2014 2:22pm
In Uganda, medicine, as is law, is an undergraduate major.  Accordingly, after completing one year of nursery school (same as our kindergarten), seven years of primary schools, and six years of secondary school, those wanting to practice medicin
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Back Home
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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…Read more →
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Campus Ministry Mission and Vision
November 2014
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2 Manna Food Bank Donation Day
Location: Elkins Auditorium
Time: 8:00am -12:30pm
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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
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Young(er) Married Small Groups
Location: Various - Two on campus, two through the canyon
Time: 6:00pm -8:00pm
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Campus Ministry Student-Led Chapel
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Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm
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Location: Tiner Court - Malibu
Time: 7:00pm -8:00pm
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Collide
Location: Elkins Auditorium
Time: 7:00pm -8:30pm
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Jesus Company
Location: SAC
Time: 7:00pm -8:00pm

Law and Graduate Student Bible Study
Location: Baxter Drive - Malibu
Time: 7:00pm -8:30pm
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Youth Bible Class
Location: SAC
Time: 7:00pm -8:00pm
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6 Ventura County Bible Study
Location: Moorpark
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Time: 9:00am -9:50am
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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 ...

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Location: Tiner Court - Malibu
Time: 7:00pm -8:00pm
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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 ...

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13 Ventura County Bible Study
Location: Moorpark
Time: 6:00pm -8:00pm
The Thursday night Bible Study at Steve and Diana ...

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16 Bible classes
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Time: 9:00am -9:50am
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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
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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 ...

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20 Ventura County Bible Study
Location: Moorpark
Time: 6:00pm -8:00pm
The Thursday night Bible Study at Steve and Diana ...

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23 Bible classes
Location: Various
Time: 9:00am -9:50am
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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
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26 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 ...

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27 Ventura County Bible Study
Location: Moorpark
Time: 6:00pm -8:00pm
The Thursday night Bible Study at Steve and Diana ...

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30 Bible classes
Location: Various
Time: 9:00am -9:50am
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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 ...

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