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Your Words: Fall 2017

What’s the best way for Christians to be a light to the world? Jesus and Paul both call us to be different in different ways. Paul calls us to renew our minds, and Jesus calls us in many of his parables to give away the extravagant love and grace of God. We have to be different to be a light. We have to interact with
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Your Words: Spring 2017

Q: What is your favorite memory from Spring Sing? Drum solo in the early 1980s. The drummer was on a pedestal that lifted up. Fantastic! Joan Miller, ’97 Bedford, Texas After Sept. 11, the hosts, hostesses and ensemble singing “United We Stand.” I was working on crew backstage, and it was a showstopper! Jena Fritz Encizo, ’06 Shannon Hills, Arkansas My favorite memory is every
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Your Words: Winter 2017

Q: What is an important lesson you’ve learned since graduating from Harding? Making plans and being intentional is wise and responsible, but bake into any plan that you need to have wiggle room and flexibility. You never know what God has planned for your life that is so much bigger, better and more fulfilling — even if it is trying and stressful at times. James
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Your Words: Fall 2016

With the help and blessing of President George Benson, I, from Hong Kong, was given a foreign scholarship to attend Harding College in 1964. I could not have found a better way to learn about America. I only wish I took more time to enjoy my education at Harding and [was] not in a hurry to rush through a degree program. Nelson Fong, ’67 Underwood,
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Your Words: Spring 2016

What professor’s advice/influence changed your life? When considering if I should take 20 hours one semester in order to add on to my degree, Dr. [Michael] Claxton, [associate professor of English], said there are three questions I need to ask myself in the following order: Is it possible? Is it feasible? Is it wise? It was so helpful that I framed the questions a year
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