Archive for the ‘Miscellaneous’ Category

New Census Release

The government has released the new US census figures with maps included.  See it HERE

NY Times Maps America

This is a wonderful way to understand a community.  Take a look at this map HERE

Fantastic Ice Cream

Publix grocers has an ice cream flavor called, Coffee Almond Fudge.  The name says it all.  Go buy some now but beware, although it has only 130 calories per serving…a serving is only 1/2 cup!

Living in the 4.0 Career

Don’t fail to read about the coming 4.0 Career HERE.   Below is a summary of ‘business psychologist and psychotherapist’ Douglas LeBier’s post on the Huffington Post. A. “The 1.0 career describes doing whatever kind of work enables you to survive.” B. “The 2.0 career is what most people define as “careerism:” Pursuing more power, […]

State Department Releases 2010 International Student Statistics

The number of mainland Chinese students on US college campuses rose 29.9%.  Take a look at the figures HERE.

International Student Figures Release

Watch on Monday the 15th as the US State Department releases the new international student and scholar school year figures for 2010.  Since 9/11 the State Department has implemented a stringent recording system call Sevis.  Upon arrival from their homeland, each international student must register with their college or university.   The State Department is […]

Campus Ministry Blogathon

Watch for the Faith On Campus blogathon on November 2nd-4th.  Read “Revisiting The Great Commission On Campus” at

High Impact 2011 – Columbia, SC

Each year Southern Baptist International Student Ministry (ISM) workers gather for a one-day gathering called High Impact. This ISM gathering promotes fellowship and collaboration with those who work with the brightest minds in the world.  The meeting is annually timed to be held just prior to the Association of Christians Ministering to Internationals (ACMI). Columbia, […]

College Metro 2011

Ft Worth will be the site of the next College Metro conference for college-age ministers.  This annual meeting will be held at the Southcliff Baptist Church from March 30-April 1, 2011.  The meeting will begin on Wednesday evening with dinner and conclude on Friday just a few hours before the Passion ministry begins their Ft […]

Offline to Online

So you have just had a friendly conversation with a stranger (well he used to be) at Starbucks.  The discussion went from talking about where you are from, where you studied, if you are a Red Sox or Yankee fan, and led right into a talk about spiritual things.  This conversation could advance into a […]

Coming Later This Week

1. How to host an international student for a meal in your home. 2.  New Book Suggestion: Almost Christian.