The Biblical Connection

July is a month to recognize the birth of the United States as a nation and its people. Likewise, we can recognize the birth of another nation and its people. As we connect to faith, we highlight several significant places mentioned throughout Scripture. From the Old Testament and the New Testament, we see traces of …

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Our Nation’s Connection

July 4, 1776: The birth of the United States as a nation. This date is important because of the vision of our forefathers. They fought for many freedoms for their families and future generations that occupy this nation, and they continue to connect their lives to ours. One way they continue to impact lives is …

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Bridges and the Arts

Welcome to Connections2Excellence! We have been a series on connecting bridges to excellence. Today, let's consider other types of bridges instead of physical structures. The arts allow one to bridge to creativity and expression--creative arts, visual arts, and performing arts, among others. Creativity is demonstrated through pottery, ceramics, needlework, sculpting, painting, drawing, or woodworking. Unique …

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Bridges of Heroes

Image: WordPressAccording to Merriam-Webster, a hero is “a person admired for achievements and noble qualities, one who shows great courage, an object of extreme admiration and devotion.” As you consider this definition, who comes to mind? It may be a superhero, a character in a movie or book, or a celebrity. It may be someone …

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Greater Dreams

Our dreams. Some are still dreams. Some dreams may have been fulfilled. Some dreams may have even changed. Sometimes those dreams have become even better than we could have imagined. How does the aspect of dreams and bridges connect to our faith? Before I started my career, I read a book that connected my passion …

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Coverings of Prayer

Welcome to Connections2Excellence! We are in a series about bridges and how they connect to excellence! On Faith Connection Friday, we extend the concept to connect to our faith. As we looked briefly at the varieties of bridges, one type that intrigued me is the covered bridge. One purpose of a covered bridge is to …

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