The Final Race Interview (Part One): Crossroads

How does your life intersect with that of your favorite hero or heroine? In my last blog, I reviewed The Final Race, a brilliant biography about Eric Liddell. This week, I have the privilege to ask author Eric T. Eichinger …[ read more ]

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Connie Mom’s Eulogy: Portrait of a Giver

Like no one I’ve ever known, Connie Mom knew how to love people to their full potential. (Tweet that!) That devotion ultimately enabled her to influence an entire nation of English learners. But it all began with surrendering her life to …[ read more ]

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Loving People to Their Full Potential (Conclusion)

Did you miss the beginning of the story of how Connie Mom became China’s English coach? Read part one here and part two here.  The Cancer that Called Her Home In December 2010, two years after her book was published, Connie discovered a lump in her …[ read more ]

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Loving People to Their Full Potential (Continued)

Did you miss part one? Read the beginning of the story of how Connie Mom became China’s English coach here.  Coaching Students to National Victory Jiangxi Normal University assigned Connie to teach English and writing classes. On her own, she also started a translation …[ read more ]

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Loving People to Their Full Potential

I was in my second year serving in the East, starving for a taste of home, when Connie Gibson moved to Nanchang. She brought me warm hugs, contagious laughter, and homemade chicken noodle soup. But Connie wasn’t like many fresh-out-of-college …[ read more ]

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