Carrying on the tradition of writing a parody of a pop song to honor the women of the Navigators at the annual Valentine’s Day Banquet, this year the guys chose Baby by Justin Bieber. This year we had students from FSU and Valdosta State, which made it all the more fun.
I serve as the strategic communications manager for The Navigators. I keep my ministry supporters up to date through regular updates. Below is an archive of those posts. For a general overview of my work with The Navigators click here.
I finally got around to creating and sending out a newsletter for my ministry with The Navigators at FSU. I had my friend Bryan Zhang take some photos at a Nav Night I was teaching at last December so I’d have some pictures for this newsletter. He did a great job! Here are the shots I included in my January 2011 newsletter.
I recently asked a group of college-aged men to tell me what their favorite manly movie was. I received a variety of different responses such as Braveheart, 300, Die Hard, and The Patriot. The movie cited as a favorite the most often was Gladiator, which made me smile as it happens to be my favorite manly movie, too. Against all odds Maximus, once a proud general, now a slave fighting in gladiatorial arenas, avenges the murder of his family and overthrows a dictator by killing the tyrant Emperor Commodus.
Men are inspired by stories of other men who take action, who don’t let anything get in their way. It’s why men are drawn to these types of movies, even more so than because of the violence and explosions that typically accompany them. Each man wants to do something great — to be something great — when it really counts.