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Katie's Mind Didn't Know She Was Having a Baby, But Her Body Knew Exactly What to Do
"Amazing like how uniquely every woman labors and gives birth like the fact that you didn't know and something that really stuck out to me too about your story you were like mentally I didn't know that I was having a baby but my body knew exactly what to do it's like birth is not cognitive a thing and that's something I think that we forget so often like yeah it's not something that you have to think your way through and force your body to do in fact a lot of the time our mind gets in the way of our body so yeah like it's a primal thing our bodies were designed to do it we just have to cooperate with the process essentially yeah well that's so as she was crowning did you feel like the ring of fire or anything or was it just like that last 20 minutes was intense because of the fetal ejection reflex you were having yeah it was mainly just just intense just because it was just like I was like feeling a lot I don't I don't know how to describe it it was just like things felt very like high intensity for me it's not that I was feeling any physical sensation more than it was just like something's really happening like something's come upon me you know but no I did not even feel the ring of fire I did tear a little bit but it was like very and insignificant really if I had been able to just say like okay let's get into the running man's position like I don't I'm sure I wouldn't have torn like I would have been fine but at that point I just like could not think straight so other than that like everything was completely painless I did not feel a thing leading up to anything and I didn't even feel a contraction until after when I felt my uterus contracting down and I was like wow that's what that's supposed to feel like wow that's it makes me wonder what was going on in your body leading up to that you know because like in the medical paradigm we're so used to judging the labor by what your cervix is doing and that's the entirety of what we look at pretty much like how often are you contracting what is your cervix doing and it makes me like everybody's body is so unique when we kind of just like let it be it makes me wonder what how was your body already prepared in advance to give you that kind of labor experience like you know if you had had a lot of interventions or cervical checks leading up to that like who knows what might have happened and ways that like I've been so curious yeah yeah yeah I was just gonna say I never got checked once throughout my pregnancy and it just does blow my mind because I didn't lose my mucus plug until like 30 minutes before and so I'm like did everything happen then or was it a slow process like I'm just so curious and I'll never know yeah and there's such beauty to that mystery honestly like I recently spoke with a friend her name is Beth and we talked about she had two hospital birth experiences with her first one she was 39 weeks and six days pregnant and they kind of pressured her into a cervical exam and she was already six to seven centimeters dilated without knowing it like no signs of labor or anything up to that point other than just like Braxton Hicks and she was saying like I wonder how things would have been different if I because immediately they checked they saw that she was six to seven centimeters and they were like we're going to labor and delivery and then it ended up being you know a different experience than she wanted but she could have been that way for a long time and then had a fast labor or she could have not you know it's just like there's beauty to the mystery of what is going on within our bodies the way that God designed them to be leading up to labor it's crazy how much variety there is in everybody's birth
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Preparing for an Autonomous Hospital Birth With Nurse Midwife Beth Connors
"Would really love to have a conversation about the things that you have seen inside of the system that can like really interrupt. And I mean, we've talked about some of them, but can really interrupt that autonomous birth experience. And then what do you recommend to kind of encourage mothers and the fact that a good autonomous birth experience inside of a hospital setting is possible if you implement certain things like, like what are some steps that women can take to get there? Yeah, I do think that like the first thing comes like first and foremost, like find a provider that is going to support you and that's truly going to take time to answer your questions. I, I feel like that is something that is almost overlooked because I mean, whether it's like finances or you have somebody that is recommended to you by a friend, like a lot of times you're just going to the OB that you've seen forever or that somebody, somebody recommends or is on your insurance. So I feel like even just like auditing in that way and interviewing different providers, like don't even be afraid to switch if it's not a good fit. Like it's not good for anybody if it's not a good fit. But I feel like that is something that I've helped a lot of moms like get out of that situation. Even if they're like 38 weeks and they're like, I can't switch now. And I'm like, you totally can, you could totally go to a random hospital and have your baby just on a whim. Like people do it a lot unplanned, but you can do that planned as well. Not that I recommend that necessarily, but if that's something that you feel inclined to do. So I feel like that's like the first thing really is just like feeling heard throughout those 40 weeks of pregnancy, finding somebody that is actually going to support you and like talk to you. And if you're not getting the education, like to really seek out that education and ask questions and look up like what interventions I should look up or what scenarios should I think about before with my partner, I think is a really helpful thing to do like an exercise. Like I have all of my clients do like an exercise of, okay, if you're in this situation and you know, you're 41 weeks or something and your doctor is like adamant that you get induced at 40. It's like usually like 41 and three or 41 and five, depending on like the practice. But if that's the case, like what is your next step? Like what are you going to do? And I feel like a lot of people in certain situations are like, I really don't know. Like, so it's nice to have that conversation before that actual day happens in terms of like inductions or if you're having a breach baby, if your baby's breach and you don't want a C -section, like is there a provider that will support you in that? Or if you've had a C -section, like can you try for a VBAC? I just feel like a lot of things like that are sometimes just overlooked until a year later on. And then it's all of a sudden, like I feel stuck and I don't want anyone to ever like feel stuck in where they are. And then that leads to more intervention and more uncertainty and more anxiety. And that's overall just not a good experience. That's a great idea to have like prompts for people to work through because you're right. Like a lot of the time it just sprung on people at the last minute and they're like, oh, I don't know when it feels like way too late to even scope out the options. Right. Or even knowing like when your partner, if like, if you're the dad and the mom is like, I want an epidural, like, okay, let's, you know that she doesn't want the epidural, but I know that she's in pain. I don't want to see her in pain. Like, how would you navigate that situation? Because that, I feel like 10 times out of 10 will happen. And the dad's like, what do I do? And you're like, what do you do? What should you do? What does she want you to do? You know her the best. I'll give you all the information. But having that conversation too, with like parents about like, there's the support person, like, how are they going to help best support you? Because I feel like now that I'm newly, I'm like newly offering doula support. So I haven't actually had an in -person client yet. I have a couple of scheduled for early next year. So I'm excited for that, but really preparing the families to like take over in that space. Like I'm hoping to prepare people enough, whether I'm your doula or your online birth educator or a friend. Like, I just want to give you the information that you can go do it on your own. And like, you don't need somebody like standing there coaching along the way, because it is such like an intimate experience. And it is something that you can learn and be empowered and have that experience for yourself. Like you don't need somebody to come and like save you to have your birth. Like you don't need anyone to have, to be there for you to have your dream hospital birth. I think when moms are like, I'm not a provider, I'm not a nurse, I'm not a doula. Like, how can I do that? And that's really empowering when they can like take on the education for themselves and the information and make those decisions and know that they made the decisions that led to their perfect birth. I think it's really special.
Fresh update on "beth" discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News
"Of the statutes that he's charged under is unconstitutional, that it violates the Second Amendment. we're going to have So the son of the Democratic President of the United States, who's pushing for more gun control, arguing that a statute that says you cannot be in possession of a firearm if you're a known narcotic user actually violates the Second Amendment. Donald Trump showed up for day two of his civil fraud trial in New York today again attacking the state's Attorney General. At a minimum, she should start looking for the murderers and the criminals, violent the criminals all over New York, do something about all of the illegal migrants pouring into our The judge indicated today he's not backing the Trump view that most claims in the trial go back too far. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, his leadership under fire from far -right Republicans, facing a vote today that could push him out of the job. If you throw a speaker out that has 99 % of their conference that kept government open and paid the troops, I think we're in a really bad place. About a mile from the Capitol last night, a carjacking involving Congressman Henry Cuellar, WUSA TV reporter Jess Arnold. Police said it was three men who ended up approaching the end of his car. Now the chief of staff said that he was actually parking his vehicle when these men came up to him. While Cuellar is okay, his vehicle has since been recovered. A Michigan court has ruled on the case of the parents a of teenage school shooter who killed four classmates at Oxford High School back in 2021. James and Jennifer Crumbly will go on trial for involuntary manslaughter. The state court of appeals said they could be held accountable for their son's actions. The judges cited text messages that Ethan sent his parents saying he was experiencing paranoia and hallucinations. One judge noted that they still bought him a gun. Beth Fisher for CBS News Detroit. CBS's Jim Krasula has the story of kids and a gun. Police in Apopka, Florida, northwest of Orlando have charged an 11 -year -old boy with attempted murder after allegedly he shot two other juveniles. It happened during a Pop Warner football practice. Apopka Police Chief Mike in Apopka, Florida. Both of the shooting victims are listed in stable condition. Right now the Dow is down 380. This is CBS News. If you need to hire, you need Indeed because Indeed's all -in -one hiring solution helps you attract, interview and hire candidates all from one place. Visit indeed .com slash credit. 1203 on WTOP on a good -looking Tuesday, October 3rd, sunny and 79 We're heading to the mid
Nurse Midwife Beth Connors Shares Her Non-Traditional Career Journey
"Hello. I am so excited to be back with you all this week. In this episode, I sit down with Beth Connors, who is a certified nurse midwife and mom of two. She's the host of Your Birth Bestie Podcast, and she helps pregnant mamas navigate the hospital system without unwanted medical intervention. She has an online birth course and virtual doula services, and today we're going to talk about both of her birth experiences. One which was not quite what she wanted, another which was redemptive and amazing, both hospital births, and how you can make an empowered hospital birth a reality for you as well. So let's jump right in. Hello, Beth, I am so thrilled to have you on as a guest. Thank you for agreeing to come speak on my podcast. I think you will have so much valuable wisdom to share. So first, I just would love to hear a little bit about what your journey to becoming a nurse and becoming a midwife was like. If you would just let us know kind of your story and how you got here. Yeah, definitely. Well, thank you for having me. I'm excited to talk about this stuff today. Really starting with like my journey has been kind of nontraditional. I always knew that I wanted to work with like young kids or families in general. So I started really broad and got my bachelor's in human development and family studies, knowing that I could do just about anything with that. And then I was working as a nursing assistant. I knew I wanted to do something in the health care field, but just didn't really know exactly what. So I did that for a couple of years as I was deciding what to do and figured nursing also had a lot of opportunities to kind of go a lot of different directions. So I went this direct entry route so I could already have my bachelor's. I didn't have to go to like traditional nursing school. It was like an accelerated master's program. So I did the master's of nursing program and did a couple of clinicals and really felt strongly about labor and delivery. I felt like that was an opportunity for me to work with like a very vulnerable population with moms expecting their first baby a lot of the times or really overwhelmed, not sure what to do. Dads were sometimes involved or not involved, but it was very much like an unknown territory. So I thought that was very interesting coming from that perspective. So I went into L &D nursing and wanted to help families feel comfortable during that vulnerable time, like I said. But as I quickly learned in my role as a nurse, I didn't feel like I could advocate for them as much as I wanted to. So I was like, what else can I do? And so I was like, hey, after this program is over, let's start the midwifery program. So I continued on for another two years and became a certified nurse midwife. And I loved what I was doing. I thought I was definitely making a difference. And as I continued my education, did more clinicals, met more families, there still were like constraints of the hospital system. As a certified nurse midwife, people aren't always aware of like the differences between what a midwife is in the hospital versus home. I could attend births both in the hospital and at home, but my education was really based on hospital birth. So I knew if I wanted to stay in the system as a midwife, I would have to pretty much stay within the realm of their policies and procedures. And it wasn't always something that I agreed with and felt like there was more that needs to be done in terms of education. And that is why I went into midwifery versus nursing. Because as you probably know, when you get a patient, it's the time of delivery. You didn't know them at all before that. So I thought as a midwife, I was going to be able to have that education part, but I really felt disconnected to patients in the hospital because either moms and dads weren't interested in learning more, didn't know that they could learn more. They didn't know that they had choices. So that was just very much of a disconnect. And then I only had 15 minutes with them in an appointment and I was like, this is all just not what I wanted to do. Let's figure out how I can serve these moms wanting a hospital birth in a better way. So that's kind of where I am now with the online space and doing more of the childbirth education route. I'm now offering doula support both virtually and in person. So I feel like there's a lot more that needs to be done with the education aspect and the support aspect that was missing for me as a nurse and throughout all my, it was like eight years of education thrown out the window, but not really.
Fresh "Beth" from WTOP 24 Hour News
"Beautiful day, mostly sunny and unseasonably warm. Highs in the mid This is CBS News On The Hour by Indeed .com. I'm Deborah Rodriguez. The president's son has just arrived at court in Delaware where he's expected to plead not guilty to felony gun charges after an earlier plea deal collapsed. Correspondent Katherine Harridge has our top story from Wilmington. Hunter Biden is accused of making a false and fictitious statement in 2018 about his drug use on a federal gun form into a firearms dealer. The third can alleges he did knowingly possess a firearm while on drugs. If he's found guilty he up could face to 25 years in prison. Jury selection is just getting underway in New York in Sam Bankman Fried's fraud and conspiracy trial. The FTX founder is accused of cheating investors and out of billions of dollars. Michael Lewis wrote a book about the fallen crypto king. He tells CBS's 60 minutes. I had one venture capitalist tell me that several venture capitalists thought that Sam was the world's first trillionaire. They're looking for the next Google. They're looking for the next Apple. They thought FTX had that kind of possibility. A lawmaker in Washington got the shock of his life last night. CBS's Luke Lukert has the story. It happened here in DC's Navy Yard neighborhood, less than a mile away from the capital itself. At around 930 police say Democratic congressman Henry Cuellar of Texas was hijacked by three armed men when he was parking. Cuellar was not hurt and his car has been recovered, but no arrests have been made. The Michigan Supreme Court has turned down an appeal by the parents of high school shooter Ethan Crumbly, clearing the way for his mother and father to stand trial. WWJ's Beth Fisher. The judges cited text messages that Ethan sent his parents saying he was experiencing paranoia and hallucinations. One judge noted that they still bought him a gun. Ethan Crumbly pleaded guilty to terrorism and murder in deaths the of four classmates. Justin from New Jersey, an appeals court there has thrown out a $223 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson in the trial over claims by four plaintiffs. They developed cancer from exposure to the company's baby powder containing talc. The Superior Court finding a lower court judge was wrong to allow some scientific testimony from experts. The game of what would you do if is heating up after no one won last night's more than $1 billion powerball jackpot. These players in Philly lined up probably purchase a villa on the Isle of Capri in Italy. It'd be a miracle. My two children I could pay their college off and of course you know pay off my house and buy everybody a car. Tomorrow night's prize is now estimated at $1 .2 dollars. Dow down 64. This is CBS News. If you need to hire you you need Indeed because Indeed's all -in -one hiring solution helps you attract, interview, and hire candidates all from one place visit indeed .com slash credit. This is WTOP. On your radio and on all your devices with the free WTOP app. WTOP news. Everything you need every time you listen. Welcome into Tuesday morning the 3rd of October sunny in 75 now as we head to the mid -80s Good morning I'm Mark Lewis with top the local stories were following this hour. Old and troubled buildings and crowded will classrooms hopefully be a thing of the past for Prince
A highlight from Encore of Episode 2: Jon Cassie: Game-Based Learning
"Hey, it's Batsheva. I've pulled this episode out of the archive vault for you, in case you hadn't heard it before. But if you have already heard it, well, you might want to listen again because this time you'll know all the answers to the 5 -Minute Game Show. And also because there's always something to learn from my wonderful guests. With the exception of adding this intro, I'm bringing you the original episode in its original form, which is also kind of a time capsule. So enjoy. The Arting Institute presents Overthrowing Education with your host, Batsheva Frankel. Today's episode is sponsored by Edu Game -o -rama! My students are so bored. I've tried to pepper my lectures with jokes, funny PowerPoints, and once I even tap danced throughout my class. The students just complained of headaches. I'm not the best tap dancer, as it turns out. What can I do to engage my students more? You need to change your bored students into board game students. What do you mean? 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In today's episode, Game Changers, I interview games and gamification expert John Cassie. In our conversation, we reveal lots of tips and tools to inspire educators to integrate this engaging pedagogical approach. If you are a student who loves games or just wants a more hands -on and fun way to learn, pass this episode on to your teachers. At the end of my talk with John, I subject him to our five -minute game show, of course. And then, for our segment, In the Trenches, with real teachers and students telling their stories, we have a really special treat. Educator and professional storyteller, Mikayla Bly, tells her hilarious award -winning tale about her gamified curriculum. Give a listen. You won't be sorry. But before we get into all that good stuff, I want to answer a question I've heard quite a bit since starting this podcast. What exactly is the Arte Institute? Because we always start the show with the Arte Institute presents Overthrowing Education. So let me tell you. About seven years ago, I started teaching at this amazing school called Arte Preparatory Academy in Los Angeles. I immediately connected in an educationally philosophical way with the head of Arte Prep, Jim Hahn. We constantly geeked out over the best and most engaging practices, ideas and approaches. And we worked with the faculty to keep making the school better and better. But Jim and I have another broader goal, which is to help all educators, students and parents understand what great education could and should be. And thus, the Arte Institute was founded. To learn more about it and about Arte Preparatory Academy, find links at overthrowingeducation .com. And now here we go. Today on Overthrowing Education, my guest is John Cassie, who I first met after I read his book, Level Up Your Classroom, The Quest to Gamify Your Lessons and Engage Your Students. It was such a great book. So I checked his website, which is, by the way, johncassie .com, and I read his educational philosophy and I immediately knew that we would be friends and that we had to work together. So more on that in a minute. So first, I'm going to tell you about John. He's been a teacher and education leader since 1997 at independent schools in Dallas, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh and in Orange County, the one in California. He is currently director of innovation at TVT Community Day School in Irvine, California. And in his very cool job, he collaborates with teachers and learners to use data to improve instruction and develop curriculum in STEAM, design thinking, digital literacy, maker informed methods and, of course, gamified learning, which is one of the things we're going to talk about today. He's also traveled extensively to speak and consult on curriculum design, program development, game based learning and gamification and education, as well as GLBTQ issues in independent schools. So he's done a lot of really great stuff. John is also the founder of Game Level Learn, which also, by the way, has a great educational podcast. So make sure to give that a listen. And last November, Game Level Learn teamed up with us at the Arte Institute to present the first annual Game Level Learn Con for educators. It was an amazing day of professional development and a lot of fun. So if you want information on Game Level Learn Con 19, check out either gamelevellearn .com or thearteinstitute .org for details. Wow, that was a lot of introduction, but he was well worth it. Hi, John. Hi, Beth. How are you? I'm good. I have so many questions for you and so many things I want to discuss because I love speaking with you about education. Same. And you're so passionate and have so many great experiences. So first, I want to find out how did you get involved in education to begin with? It's the only thing I've ever wanted to do. I've never had any career goals that were not well for about six months. I thought about hotel and travel administration, like doing a business degree, but that's better left for an entirely different podcast. Yeah, things we're glad you didn't do. Yeah, right, right. So I've always wanted to be in education. I thought for the longest time that I'd be in a university setting. But as it became clear that the university setting was really much more about research and less about teaching, that didn't feel quite like the right fit for me as much as being in there, working with teachers, teaching and learning and innovating on teaching and learning practice, which has always been something that's driven me. So I hear that I find the same. And so I'm glad you did take that route led to some great stuff. So let's I want to jump right in and talk about the difference between games and gamification, because I love them both. I use them both. And I think there are many ways to use both in a class, but I think a lot of people don't really understand the difference. So let's talk about that. Yeah, it can be a little tricky when you're getting into this particular method to to fully grasp what's being talked about. Right. A game based learning environment is an environment where you're taking some kind of a game that has been published or designed as a game, which means that it's got a set of rules and there are ways to win. And it's meant to be entertaining and enlightening and a mental challenge and all of that. But it's in the service of playing the game. It's in the service of the game's rule set. There are plenty of games that exist that you could use very productively in a classroom setting, play the game as designed, and you actually could get an executed learning objective out of it. Before you continue, I want you to give a few examples of those. And then after you talk about gamification, I'm going to talk about the third category, which I call deeper learning games, which I'll explain. That's that's my jam. So everybody tell what are some games, like if I'm a history teacher or I'm a science teacher or something, what are some games like out of the box games that might be really cool that you can think of? So just a couple that come to mind. There's a game that was published and I'm talking only in the tabletop space. I'm not talking about video games. There's nothing wrong with video games. They're dynamite. You know what? I'll raise one just to give the example. OK, but I talk more about tabletop because it's a little bit more accessible. Right. I think one example is a game called Codenames. Codenames is a game about vocabulary pattern recognition. So you are giving if you're giving clues, you're looking at a grid of words, five by five. So twenty five words and you've got a little card in front of you that tells you which words of those twenty five. You're responsible for getting your team to guess the team that wins is going to have a clue giver who's able to look at the words and say, OK, well, if I say the word Jupiter three, they're going to pick these three words because they all have some kind of a connection to that word Jupiter. Right. Or, you know, sunshine, too, or whatever. You know, it's like I think sunshine connects to two words. So you're going to tell people that now that's dynamite for vocabulary building, because if you can make analogies and connections between words, not only do you understand the word on its surface level, but you understand it on a more abstract level. Right. So for, you know, all those people doing vocabulary building, anything in your discipline that has vocabulary building within it, you just pull the codenames words and proceed. Right. There's another great game called Machi Koro. That one I haven't heard of. Yeah. Machi Koro is a game about community building. So what you do is you have a little pool of money and you use that pool of money to buy increasingly complex buildings that you use to form a town. And the town, by virtue of what you choose to build, generates revenue based on how other players act and on die rolls that you make and what have. But it's a really nice, easily accessible game to understand how communities are built. That's great. Yeah. A game that I use in my entrepreneurship class called Letters from Whitechapel is a collaborative game where one character plays Jack the Ripper. Right. So it's a it's a high school thing. Right. And everyone else plays police trying to find him. Jack moves around the board using a game mechanic called hidden movement. So the Jack player is writing where he is on a piece of paper behind a screen. The police are investigating across the board, trying to find evidence of where he was. They can make an arrest if they arrest. They declare an arrest action on Space 28. If Jack is in Space 28 when they arrest, the players win. Now, I use that to teach collaboration because the game is so perfect. It's such a pure example of a cooperative, collaborative game that the only way that you can win really is to have effective collaborative team practices. And businesses that have those are more effective than businesses that don't. And learning environments that have those are more effective than ones that don't. And so since collaboration is such a central skill in entrepreneurship and certainly it's certainly important everywhere else. But in entrepreneurship, it's critical. It's a great way right out of the box to teach that skill. So games like those are examples, right? Codenames, great in a middle school setting. Machi Koro, totally playable in upper elementary. Letters from Whitechapel, you want to play it in a high school environment. And, you know, if you go to gamelevellearn .com, I've written about 50 essays looking at the different kinds of game mechanics that exist in games. And giving you the top five, what I think of the top five games in each of those mechanics. So if you wanted to do something that was about collaboration, you could just go to the site, look at the essay on collaboration. Pick one of those games and you'd be good to go. Yeah, I have to say that your website is just full of resources and it's a great thing to check out again. For people that's gamelevellearn .com. That's the games. Yeah, it's game based. That's game based. I want you to talk about gamification, which I also have been using more and more in my classroom. I've done some really cool stuff with my honors English Shakespeare class, history classes. It's great. So tell me about it. Now, gamification is a term used to describe the application of game elements like game mechanics or reward systems or winning or, or, or, where they're not strictly speaking incorporated into a game itself. A classroom gamified uses the procedural tricks that make games fun to play in the service of making learning more engaging, more social, more collaborative or more critically focused, depending on what your objective is. And, you know, in the book and, you know, level up your classroom, I go on at length about different ways to do that. But the idea here is take a game that's fun to play and look at how mechanically the game works. Then strip away the game content, leaving only the game's engine. From there, insert your content into the game's engine and away you go. It's great. And it really does help engage students. And you can use those mechanics to go to deeper places. It isn't about doing the Jeopardy board answer thing. It's about really using the mechanics to move the curriculum forward. That's right. Yeah, it has to be in service of a learning objective, right? This is one of the things that I say and, you know, my co -host on the Game Level Learn podcast, we say all the time, we make two points. One, this is not about the game. It's about the learning objective. The learning objective might be serviced by an environment that is either collaboratively or individually competitive or where the kind of leveling character development concept that you get in some board games and you get in some video games would be useful. Then deploy them because they're going to make the learning better. If they're not going to do that, do something else. And that's I think sometimes folks bogged down there. The second thing we say is, quote, play all the games. Because if you're going to do this effectively, the more games you have yourself played, the more different engines and mechanics you will have encountered. And therefore, you'll be able to say, I see for this learning objective, I really want to bring in a tile building mechanic like in Spring Meadow. OK, I can do that. Or I really need to build sort of these interesting decks of cards for players, player learners, like in the game Dominion. But if you've never played Dominion, you'd never have the idea, which is one of the things that I think sometimes trips people up. They hear game based learning or they hear gamification. They think what we're talking about is a slightly more sophisticated version of Jeopardy or Monopoly or Sorry. Or Chutes and Ladders. Well, you know, if the only poetry you've ever read is a Mother Goose fable, why do you think that you would be able to use it in any kind of meaningful way? No. Read more poetry and you'll be able to do more poetry. You know, if this is something that's of interest to you, but you're not a gamer, go to and go anywhere. There's plenty of game cafes. There are game days and libraries. There are friendly local game stores everywhere, and most of them are full of really keen, friendly people. And if you went up and said, hey, I'm trying to learn some things, anything you can teach me, there's always going to be dozens of people in those places who are like, absolutely. Come on in. Let me teach you this thing. Let me teach you this. Let me teach you this. Right. And, you know, as you learn different kinds of games, you'll know what you want to pick up next or what you want to borrow next or what you want to buy next. And that's how it goes. It's really true. One of the games that's my biggest seller that I created that's called Feed Your Wolves. I was inspired because I saw a lot of the students at my school every morning. I'd come in and they'd be playing these games like Magic the Gathering and games like that that involve interesting cards and die and things that they had to do. And so I was very inspired to create my game sort of based on some it's not like those, but it was definitely inspired by those. And that's the thing. Let yourself be inspired by what you see that your students are interested. What games are they really interested in and let that inspire. I wanted to talk about deeper learning games because that's my as you know, that's my thing. And deeper learning games are games that can be used as assessments. They can be used as part of a project based learning unit. But the idea behind a deeper learning game is that it's really a sophisticated critical thinking type of a game. It's not again, it's not Jeopardy or the whatever version of Candyland. It is, for example, a way to express an idea. So, for instance, in my school, we were doing something about political philosophies. And the students had to create a game that in every way, including the pieces in the way, if it was a board game or whatever the mechanics of the game were, every part of it had to somehow reflect whatever that political philosophy was or the specific topic within that political philosophy that they chose to do. And the playing of that game, when people would come play that game, they could understand what that political philosophy was. Well, you can do that. I've done it on a seventh and eighth grade level. You can do it on a fourth grade level. There's so many ways to adapt that kind of idea once one gets the hang of it. And you can teach your students how to create this kind of deep game where every part of the process is reflecting, like you said, that whatever that big idea is, whatever the learning objectives are, whatever the people who do understanding by design, whatever understanding during is, those are the things that are so meaningful. And then students remember them. I have students come up to me that I had 20 years ago saying, do you remember that game? Blah, blah, blah, blah, blah. Of course I remember that game. They did. So do I. It was great. So those are the things that really kids get so involved in their education. And again, they can be used as a really authentic assessment. It can also be used as a tool for project based learning to actually move your curriculum forward. So great ways to use them. And anybody who wants more details about that can certainly contact me on that one. If you want to come to our Game Level Learn Con 19, then you can certainly learn more about it and we'll have information about that again. So, OK, I know kind of the moment in my teaching early on in my career when I realized how games and gamification could be so effective. Was there a moment or was there something that happened in your career where you were like, oh, my gosh, this is totally the way to go? I mean, I think it's sort of like my sense of wanting to be in this career from the start anyway. It's very much the same from the earliest days of my teaching career. I've always incorporated role playing elements or game elements or different kinds of game mechanics into what I was doing and have continued to do so. You know, ever since, as I become more and more kind of aware of game spaces and what what different games are and what they can do, how they can teach us, et cetera. Yeah, I think it's always been a factor to your point about students coming back and talking to you years after in my very first year of teaching. I played a game with some students called Shape Land, which was about the creation of an industrial class structure and how wealth is distributed in an industrial system unfairly. It concentrates wealth in the hands of people who already had wealth to begin with. And students come back to me, you know, even now, say that was one of the most extraordinary experiences I've ever had playing that game. And, you know, that was more than 20 years ago. So I want to add to the mix of other kinds of games. One of the things I did early on in my career was I used to create these crazy game shows and the students loved them. You know, they all wanted to take turns being the guests and the participants, but they also gave them stuff to do as a studio audience that they had to participate and pay attention. And it was always so much fun. And then the other thing that I did with games is simulations. Sure, sure. They're really moving through space. I mean, there was one where we took over. We didn't take over the school, but we used a lot of the school space in this incredible simulation that was for history class. And it was very moving and really effective. So those are also different kinds of ways that people can use to add games. For sure. Yeah. I did something like that early in early days, a simulation about Salem. And I sort of set up the playing space, which was an external, like a field like Salem town, so that folks knew where they were living in comparison to other people who were accusing or being accused. Wow. Right. Because one scholar, you know, on the Salem hysteria says it really has a lot to do with folks who are part of an in -crowd and in -groups and out -groups. And so that was fascinating.
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"It's 8am Eastern, August the 12th, and this is your daily crypto report. Bitcoin is down slightly at $29 ,407, ETH is down slightly at $1 ,849, and BNB is up slightly at $240. One -time crypto hero Sam Beckman -Fried, founder of disgraced exchange FTX, has been returned to jail before his trial in October due to concerns of tampering with witnesses. SPF faces multiple financial crime charges related to the collapse of FTX, including wire, commodities, and securities fraud. The judge revoked his bond after the U .S. Department of Justice alleged he violated his bond terms by trying to tamper with witnesses. Attempts to contact former FTX employees, the use of a VPN, and sharing part of a former CEO's diary with the New York Times were cited as reasons for his return to jail. The U .S. Senator Cynthia Lemus and several crypto lobbying groups have filed amicus briefs urging a federal court to dismiss the SEC lawsuit against Coinbase. They argue that the SEC is overstepping its authority by alleging that platforms like Coinbase are unregistered securities exchanges, brokers, and clearing houses trading unregistered securities in the form of crypto. Similar arguments were made by Coinbase in its motion to dismiss the case. The amicus briefs reference recent Supreme Court precedent that regulatory agencies can't exceed their mandate without congressional approval. Well, the battle between Gemini and DCG continues as they fight over the failure of Gemini's earned lending service. DCG recently sought to dismiss a fraud lawsuit from Gemini, claiming it had little involvement in the program. Cameron Winklevoss, co -founder of Gemini, responded on social media highlighting contradictions in DCG's statements. He emphasized DCG's connection to the program and challenged their arguments, suggesting they won't hold up in court. More lawsuits. The ongoing class action lawsuit involving MoonPay, Boreday, Beyond Club, and Celebrities has taken a new turn. A confidential witness reportedly, a former MoonPay employee, claims they couldn't find any records of celebrity clients having accounts with the company. This development is now a part of the lawsuit. Additionally, the lawsuit has added Sotheby's to the list of defendants accusing the auction house of misleading statements that a traditional art collector bought 101 bored apes for $24 million when it was actually FTX. And finally, the US SEC has extended its review of the ARK21 shares bitcoin ETF application. The delay is part of the SEC's ongoing study of various bitcoin and ether future ETF applications, including those from major players like BlackRock and Fidelity. The SEC's standard process involves seeking public input, which has been extended for three weeks on the ARK proposal. Well, that's all for us today. Visit us at dailycryptoreport .io for sources and links. And listen to us everywhere else you podcast under Daily Crypto Report. Hey guys, welcome to the collective. I'm Brionne Helfrich, a 26 year old bioethics PhD student and clothing brand CEO. Welcome to my podcast where we talk all things health and wellness, navigating your 20s and becoming the best version of yourself. So sit down, play that episode and join the collective. Hey, this is Mary Beth Lassiter. Are you craving a new podcast? I've got a recommendation. Check out Gravy, the James Beard award winning podcast that shares stories of the changing American South brought to you through the foods we eat. It's produced by the Southern Foodways Alliance and distributed by APT podcast studios. Listen to Gravy on your porch during happy hour to hear about the mystery of the missing Pappy Van Winkle bourbon. Don't miss out. Follow Gravy wherever you get your podcasts.
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"Welcome to the podcast of First Presbyterian Church of Gulfport, Mississippi. To learn more about our church, our beliefs, and our pastor, please visit fpcgulfport .org. Outside of Jesus Christ, there is no one that has had more of an impact than the man we call Moses. Moses was used to deliver God's people, to bring them the law, and to build the tabernacle. However, in God's time, Moses died. In today's study of Deuteronomy 34, we'll consider the final days of this great man of God. Over the years, Moses had gone up mountains multiple times to meet with God. On a number of different occasions, Moses had ascended a mountain in order to meet with God there. The time we're most familiar with is when he received the Ten Commandments. In today's text, Moses would do what he had done multiple times before. He would go up the mountain, but this time, he would not return. This time, Moses would die upon the mountaintop. Now, what do you think the last thing that Moses saw was? What do you think the last thing he heard was? The last vision that we're going to see as we jump into today's study, the last vision that graced Moses' eyes, it was a look into the Promised Land. God had made promises to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and he renewed those promises across the years. Moses himself had looked forward to this great day, and here on the mountaintop, he beholds that which was promised centuries ago, he beholds the Promised Land. And he sees in that moment that the promises of God are not void, that God can and will do everything that he has said he would do. So Moses looks out, and as he looks out at the Promised Land, dear heavens, it's so much better than where he just came from. Moses had just come out of the wilderness. Moses had just spent 40 years wandering around with the people in the wilderness, and now he looks out and he sees the Promised Land, and it's every bit as good, every bit as great as God had told him. This is truly a land flowing with milk and honey. I don't know what that looks like, but it sounded pretty good, especially in contrast to the wilderness that they came out of. This is a land that was green. We see palm trees in here. This was lush. This was desirable. There was any manner of things about this land that was far superior than that which he had come. So Moses' life, in a sense, had been building to this moment. Moses' ministry had been building to this moment. At one point, God had commissioned Moses to deliver his people from bondage to Pharaoh, to deliver his people. Now, here's the thing. It's true of them, and it's true of us. When God delivers you from something, when God delivers you from one circumstance, he also delivers you to another. You understand that? When God delivers us from one thing, he delivers us to another thing. In the case of the Israelites, the wilderness was not the end game. God delivered them from Pharaoh, and they spent time in the wilderness. But ultimately, he was delivering them to the promised land. So this was the day, this was the moment, this was the time that Moses' entire life and ministry had been building towards. And it all culminated in his own eyes and his own ears as God whispered, This is the land. This is the land. So Moses saw this. Now, as we look at today's text, I want us to be encouraged. You and I too live in the wilderness. We might not recognize that at times, because at times it's fairly nice, at least here locally. And yet this is the wilderness, and God has trained our eyes just as he has trained Moses' eyes to look towards a promised land that awaits, and to have our entire trajectory, our entire life's course, to head towards that day and that location. So in today's text, on the one hand, we're seeing a story of one man beholding the promised land. On the other hand, today's text is a call for us to look forward to that day when we will behold an even greater promised land yet to come. All right, if you would, let's look now, verses one through four. We'll reread these verses and work our way through the balance. Verse one. Then Moses went up from the plains of Moab, which were no great shakes, the plains of Moab, to Mount Nebo, to the top of Pisgah, which is a cross from Jericho. And the Lord showed him all the land of Gilead as far as Dan, which is up towards the north, all of Naphtali, and the land of Ephraim and Manasseh, all the land of Judah as far as the western sea, the south and the plains of the valley of Jericho, the city of palm trees as far as Zoar. Then the Lord said to him, this is the land. This is the land of which I swore, which I promised, which I covenanted with you, to give to Abraham, to Isaac and Jacob, saying, I will give it to your descendants. And I have caused you, caused you, Moses, to see it with your own eyes, but you shall not cross over there. All right, before I unpack these verses, I want us to recall that if you've read through the book of Deuteronomy, you'll see a few chapters earlier in chapter 31, that God had already told Moses what was about to go down. In other words, nothing that's happening here in chapter 34 is a surprise to Moses. He didn't go up to chapter 34 and all of a sudden realize that this was the end. God had told them way back in 31, also in Numbers, he had told them this is what's going to happen. This is the time frame. This is what to expect. So in chapter 31, God told Moses that the end is near and even told them when and where it was going to occur. But he said, go and get your house in order. And so Moses did and he offered all the people a series of blessings and of course a series of warnings as well. And of course he taught the individuals, he spoke to individuals about the things that they needed to do and the time to come and yet he blessed all of those that he had loved and led for all of these years. And when that was complete, when those actions were done, it was time to go up the mountain. And that final action, that ascending, is what we see in verses one through four. Now in verses one through four, the descriptions we have of going from the plains of Moab to Mount Nebo to the top of Pisgah, which is across from Jericho, if you're a cartography sort of person, you understand that this meant he literally went to the tallest mountain range and to the tallest peak in that mountain range in order to look out. And from that vantage point, he beheld something he'd wanted to see really his entire life. He looked out and he saw it to the north and the east and the south and to the west, this landscape breathtaking which was greater than anything that he had expected into the distance of the land that God had promised. And as his old eyes took this in, as he took this in, as he filtered this experience, this sensory experience that he was seeing, he hears the word of God whisper to him and said, this is the land. Moses, this is the land. This is the land that I swore to Jacob. You know, there is something cool about those moments in life, however rare they may be, when faith becomes sight, when that which we have believed may be for decades only to find out that God, God has fulfilled it in our time and in our sight. For decades, Moses had been leading by faith. I mean, he'd been in the wilderness. That's all he really had to work with. He'd been leading by faith. Now God had blessed the people. He'd given them the quail and the man and all these different things. God had protected the people and put a hedge around them. Their sandals hadn't worn out despite being in the wilderness. God had protected the people and yet it was just a miserable time. It was miserable for Moses in particular because the people were grumbling all the time. Man alive, if you read anything that the people of Israel did during the book of Exodus or Deuteronomy, what you'll see is that this was a rebellious house. They grumbled and they complained. There was even a point when Moses basically said, God, kill me now because the people, they're just too much for me. I can't take this anymore. I can't take this anymore. So Moses had had this very difficult, very challenging time when he'd been out in the wilderness and yet at this moment, the faith that he'd had for decades, the faith he'd had across all these travels, the faith he'd had even as things were going miserable, the faith he had after day after day of things just being so difficult for him, the faith that he had had that God had sowed in his heart is fully realized and validated in this moment. Moses, this is the land. Everything you've done, all your ministry, it's paid off. You have done what I've asked you to do. You delivered the people from Egypt and you've delivered them to the door of the promised land. Moses had believed for decades that God could and would do exactly this. Moses had believed and had faith even when this world gave him faith, having a faith tested and even critiqued by others. They had critiqued him. They critiqued his faith. They critiqued his leadership. After all this time, he realized that everything God had told them had been true. That's exciting to think that there's a day for you too that'll come when your faith will become sight. There's things right now that you take by faith. Well, here's the good news. God's intention in his time is to validate every ounce of faith you have ever placed in him. There will become a time when faith will become sight just as it was for Moses. Now before we look at verses five through seven, I'll ask us, the promised land of Canaan, that no longer holds as much appeal to us per se. And yet Christ himself, Christ said, hey church, hey new covenant community, there is a promised land that's even better than that one. There's a promised land that awaits. And he introduced that promised land when he was talking to his disciples on the night he was betrayed. He gathers them close when they're anxious and he says, hey, let me tell you a little bit about that promised land. He said this, let not your heart be troubled. You believe in God, believe also in me. In my father's house are many mansions. If it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you, that where I am, there you may be also. Moses worked all his life toward the promised land and toward being the recipient of the promises that God had long made to his forefathers. Well, the promise that Jesus made to the disciples in the church is even greater and it's on our horizon as well. Let's look at verses five through seven. So Moses, the servant of the Lord, died there in the land of Moab, according to the word of the Lord. And he buried him in a valley in the land of Moab opposite Beth Peor, but no one knows his grave to this day. Moses was 120 years old when he died. And his eyes were not dim nor his natural vigor diminished. There has never been, never, never, never, never been a man like Moses. Outside of Christ himself, who had the advantage of being fully God and fully man, outside of Jesus Christ, there's never been a man utilized on this entire planet to do the things that Moses did, to accomplish all that he accomplished. To the degree he's considered the great intercessor, the giver of the old covenant. He delivered God's people. He brought them the law. He helped construct the tabernacle. He led them to the promised land. This is one of the greatest profiles any leader could ever desire. And yet, interestingly, in verse five, he dies. What does that tell you? This is the most important man in the era of his day. In all of the cosmos, there was no man born of woman, no man of flesh and blood that was as critical, you could say, to the kingdom of God and to the working of God's purposes than Moses. And yet, in verse five, Moses died. What does that tell you? It tells me we're all replaceable. It tells me that we all minister for a season, however long that season may or may not be. It's a season. And in God's time, he will raise up others, like Joshua, to continue the work. And therefore, as he continues that work, the glory goes to God and not to man. Scripture refers to Moses as the servant of the Lord. Don't miss that. The greatest character in Moses' story is not Moses. It's God. In God's time, as wonderful and amazing and as just tremendous a human being as Moses was, in God's time, he called him home. Now, did he call him because he looked at Moses and said, oh, Moses, you're looking kinda creaky. Moses, I'm just feeling so bad for you. The arthritis is kicking in. You're just shuffling. Moses, let me do you a favor. Let me call you on back. Enter into your rest. Did you do that? Was Moses in that sort of condition? Well, at 120, I would think he would be, but interestingly, Scripture says that wasn't the case. Scripture says that his eyes had not grown dim. His natural vigor was not diminished. Moses was still at 120 years old at the powerhouse. I hope to be at 50, at 60. He was a powerhouse, and we know he was a powerhouse because he did something that I couldn't do and I don't think we all could do. He went up this mountain at 120 years old. We know that he was capable. We know he wasn't shuffling. We know he wasn't near death because he climbed a mountain in the very text we're looking at. This is a man that God didn't call home because he just couldn't bear to see him falling apart this way. He called him home. Because his time was done and his utility in the eyes of God was complete. That'll be true of us as well. There will come a time when God calls us home and rest assured, he will not do so until he is convinced that our utility, our kingdom utility is complete. Now, here's the thing. We might question that timing. We might say, I could do more. I'd grow more, experience more, what have you. And yet God knows what he's doing and he knew when it was time to call Moses. He knew the time to call Moses was different than the time to call McShane. He knew the time to call Moses was different than the time to call Aaron, which was much earlier. You and I, we have a challenge when it comes to mortality. You know one of the things that's developed and I think it's a 21st century North American sort of thing, the bucket list. You know, I looked across theologians and I said, surely this concept of a bucket list, surely a Turretin, surely Spurgeon, surely Calvin wrote about the bucket list, surely. Not so much. It's something we've developed because we have this idea that with the time we have, we should experience everything we possibly can and do everything we can. And I get that impulse. There's a lot of stuff I wanna do. I just mentioned Bob Ross and violins. There's things we all wanna do. And yet, in God's time, he will call us home. Moses never went water skiing. Moses never ate a chocolate bar. Some things we take for granted. Moses never had a po' boy. There was a lot Moses didn't do. But in God's time, when Moses' season was done, God called him home. And that's okay. We don't understand when God calls our loved ones home. We don't get it, we don't like it. And yet, if we look at what they've meant to us, if we look at how they poured their lives into our own, we rejoice that not only did we know them and experience those benefits then, but we continued to reap the benefits of having known them in the first place. There's the old saying that people don't really die, that they live within us. Well, in this sense, they do. The experiences we've had with them continue to infect and inform us in the most positive sense in the time they had to come. And as an aside, our reunion's not that far off. Our reunion's just around the corner. If we have faith, we'll soon have sight. All right, one last thought in verses five through seven before we look at verses eight through 12. One thing I do not want us to miss. So Moses, he dies. God calls him home. God says your utility is complete. Now enter into your rest. So God calls Moses home. Now with that said, Moses dies. I don't know if he's sitting, standing, what have you, but Moses, he's done. Now, who's up there with him? Anyone? Bueller? God is with him, right? So who buries Moses? God. Look at the text again. Look at verses five through seven. So Moses, the servant of the Lord, died there in the land of Moab according to the word of the Lord. And he buried him in a valley in the land of Moab opposite Beth Peor, but no one knows his grave to this day. Do you see this? Moses dies, and then God cradles his body. God cradles his body and takes him to his rest. And he takes him to a place where no one will know where the grave site is because people can be weird about relics and the like and go rushing and touching and receiving the blessing. God says, no, no, no, we're not doing that. So God takes him, cradles his body, and he buries him in a location known only to God. There's no more tender picture, at least not many more tender pictures, that I can see with regards to everyone's passing than to see this. See this picture of God cradling the body of Moses. Doing him this service, even in death, to see that he is buried. Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints. This text bears witness to that. Let's look at verses eight through 12. Verse eight. And the children of Israel wept for Moses in the plains of Moab for 30 days. And so the days of weeping and mourning for Moses ended. Now Joshua the son of Nun was full of the spirit of wisdom, for Moses had laid his hands upon him. And so the children of Israel heeded him and did as the Lord had commanded Moses. But, but since then there has not arisen in Israel a prophet like Moses, whom the Lord knew face to face. And all the signs and wonders which the Lord had sent him to do in the land of Egypt before Pharaoh, before all his servants, and in all his land, by all that mighty power and all the great terror which Moses performed in the sight of all Israel. You know one of the cruelest ironies of that text? For 30 days they mourned and they grieved, and actually this is a customary thing. We don't know that they were actually mourning and grieving like right there on day 29 and then just stopped on day 30 or what have you. We don't know exactly how this works, but we know this much. While he was alive, the people didn't care for Moses. While he was alive, the people really, really went at Moses. They routinely rebelled and rejected and said who put you in charge? They routinely critiqued his decisions, they critiqued his leadership, they critiqued everything about him. They grumbled and they complained. As we said in Numbers 11, Moses even went to God and he says just take me home, take me home already. I've had my fill of these people. And yet, and yet here's the thing, no one in the camp, no one in the camp of Israel that day remembered a time without his leadership, without Moses being in charge. Moses had been a constant stabilizing force in their presence amidst all their difficulties. And now, now he's gone. That can be challenging for us when we lose those who mean so much to us. We have individuals who have been a constant stabilizing force for so long, they've meant so much to us and in God's time he takes them. And yet, even as God took Moses, even as he cradled his body into the grave, God was not unconcerned with what happened to the people. And so God had raised up for the people a means of leadership, specifically Joshua, who would be no slouch for what it's worth, who would be no slouch. Whatever the case is, even as the people wept, which is a little ironic because they didn't love Moses too much while he was with them, we see that even as they're weeping, God has prepared a new leader. In verse nine, we see that he's raised up Joshua. In his providence, God uses different human instrumentation to do his will. At a certain point, all of us will be called home to glory and God willing, God will have raised up other people, whether it's for this pulpit, for this church, or in Gulfport in the community around us. God is busy, as we've seen in the baptism this morning, building his kingdom and plugging and playing different individuals in at different times. Moses, my servant is dead, I'll raise up Joshua. There was still good news for the people, God had not left them even if Moses had. All right, with our remaining time this morning, I want to briefly reread the eulogy that we see in verses 10 through 12. We talked earlier about Moses with regards to who he was and the powerhouse he was and no one was like Moses. Let me read these verses because they're somewhat unique. God doesn't do this for every prophet or individual in his word. Verse 10 says this, but since then, since that time, there's not arisen in Israel a prophet like Moses, whom the Lord knew face to face and all the signs and wonders which the Lord had sent him to do in the land of Egypt before Pharaoh, before all his servants and in all his land and by all that mighty power and all that great terror which Moses performed in the sight of Israel. All right, thinking question, who wrote Deuteronomy? Let me ask you a harder question. Who wrote those verses? we Ah, know that Moses wrote the Torah. What's the first book in the Torah? Genesis, Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy. We know Moses wrote these books. He celebrated as the author of these books. Moses wrote Deuteronomy and yet who wrote that? But since then, there's not arisen in Israel a prophet like Moses whom the Lord knew face to face and then goes on to say about all that he did in the time of Pharaoh. Who wrote these words? Well, many, just as an aside, many believe that Joshua wrote these words. And the reason for that's twofold. Number one, Joshua was used to being Moses' assistant, for lack of a better word. He was used to basically being the guy, the number one, the Spock to his Kirk. He was used to being the guy who would come alongside and help and assist Moses across these years. And it makes some sense that Joshua was the one who wrote this passage given that he was eyewitness to this stuff. He would have certainly been the best, most qualified candidate to write it. Others believe that possibly Ezra, which is a unique thought, but Ezra or other prophets may have been the ones to record them. Well, regardless of who it was that wrote these words, this epitaph, this eulogy here at the end of this book, regardless of who it was that wrote them, we do believe that they're inspired and inerrant and infallible, and their message is this. Moses was one of a kind. The Israelites could not have asked for a better leader even if they didn't recognize it in the time that he was leading them. The Israelites could not have asked for a better intercessor on their behalf, a better deliverer. And yet, just as they would kill the prophets in the years thereafter, they routinely rejected and despised, just hated the very man that God had raised up to bless them. Now, over the centuries, the Israelites would come to see differently. It's funny how that works. Over the centuries, they would come to see differently. Over time, they would come to see Moses as the God -ordained instrument that he was, the great intercessor, the great deliverer, the mediator of the old covenant. In time, they would come to see it, and to prove that they would see it in time, in synagogues, in the synagogues of Christ's time. You know what there was, one of the features of the synagogues? There was a seat. You know what it was called? The seat of Moses, the seat of Moses. In the synagogues, even in Christ's time, they would talk about the seat of Moses, and the point is this, that over the years, they began to understand Moses in ways that they didn't at the time he was leading. They began to revere him. They began to revere him to the point of even in their synagogues, saying that the place, the seat where someone sits in order to read scripture from, the seat where the law is given, we'll call the seat of Moses. Now before I pray this morning, let me ask you, I think a very fascinating, very relevant question. It's actually a question that R .C. Sproul used to ask his students. Here's the question. This really is a thinking cap sort of question. Do you think Moses ever entered into the Promised Land? Now, I'm not using this as a euphemism. I'm not talking about heaven. I'm not talking about that final rest. I mean the literal Promised Land with the dirt and the soil in Canaan. Do you think that Moses ever entered into the Promised Land? Did the feet of Moses ever stand in Canaan? What do you think? All right, hearing both. All right, so here's the answer. Here's the answer. Do you remember in Matthew 17, the event that we call the Mount of Transfiguration, where Jesus Christ goes up a mountain. It's during his public ministry. He goes up this mountain. And when he gets to the top of the mountain, who does Jesus encounter there? Moses and Elijah. In the Mount of Transfiguration, Jesus goes up and he encounters the two titanic men of Israel's history. Elijah, on the one hand, the greatest of the prophets. You could say he typified all of the prophets. But Jesus also encounters Moses there in Canaan on the Mount of Transfiguration, standing amongst him. I think it's kind of fascinating. I think it's awesome that God in Deuteronomy 34 allowed Moses to see the Promised Land just as he'd said. And he said he would die, and he did. And yet how good is God that all those centuries later Moses got to stand there? I think it's interesting to see how God fulfills his promises, sometimes in ways that we don't expect, and sometimes fulfills the desires of our hearts in ways that we don't expect. God had told Moses he would not lead the people in the Canaan. He told him he would die before ever setting foot there. But in time, he gave him the privilege to where stand his eyes once beheld. In God's time, Moses' faith became sight. And I like that that's true in Deuteronomy 34. I also like that it's true in Matthew 17. And I like that it's true of us. Whatever you're clinging to this day, whatever faith is sustaining you to wake up tomorrow and get back at it, whatever faith is sustaining you to go about your jobs, your vocation, your family life in the midst of all the reasons just to stay in bed, know this, your faith will be validated in God's time. There is a day when your faith will become sight. Let's pray. To search through an archive of Dr. Holt's previous sermons, please visit us at fpcgolfport .org, or you can look us up at sermonaudio .com.
A highlight from Emotional Health: Becky Castle Miller on Understanding Oppression's Impact on Emotional Health
"Hi, podcast listeners. Welcome to the A World of Difference podcast. We have so many guests on this show making a difference in our lives, making a difference all around the world with the expertise that they bring. And yet so many of you are reaching out to me saying, you want more? It's not enough. Just what we're putting on these podcast episodes for you. And so I am here to extend a very warm welcome to you to our Difference Maker community where you can join for as little as $5 a month to get all this extra content out the gate. You're going to get 30 plus minisodes of exclusive content not available for the regular podcast listeners and an exclusive minisode every month. And you'll get exclusive voting power to help us pick podcast topics and more. And that's at our Changers tier. There's three different main tiers and then an extra larger tier. But whatever tier that you join at, you will be included in this extra content. And I know that many of you are wanting to go a little bit deeper. And so even though it gets a little wild in there sometimes because of how deep we go, I want you to join us there. This extra content is very special. It means a great deal to me to be a part of this community with you. And I would love to just exchange ideas or perspectives that you have around these different episodes. And that's the place where we do it. So please show up to our Difference Maker community. Give us $5 out of your pocket every month. And I think that you'll have a lot of fun in there because we do. And I would love for you to join us. So go to patreon .com slash welcome to the A World of Difference podcast. I'm Lori Adams Brown, and this is a podcast for those who are different and want to make a difference. Today starts our brand new series where we are starting to talk about emotional health and happiness. And our guest today is Becky Castle Miller. Becky is a PhD student at Wheaton College studying New Testament with Esau McCauley. And her dissertation research is about emotions in the scriptures, specifically the Gospel of Luke. She writes and speaks on emotional, mental, and spiritual health in the church. She graduated from Northern Seminary where she studied with Dr. Scott McKnight, who is a friend of the show and has been on for a couple of times. And I know many of you have read his books. She actually also has written a book with Dr. Scott McKnight, a discipleship workbook, and it's called Following King Jesus. And she is also working on another project with him. She and her husband and their five kids and cat returned to the U .S. in 2020 after living in the Netherlands for eight years where she served as discipleship director at an international church. Today we're going to dig into some issues around emotional health in the church and specifically I'm going to be asking her about her perspective on what has gone on in recent days in the Southern Baptist Convention here in the United States. There are a lot of people around the world that have been watching this, both who are in the Christian community and outside of it. We've seen a lot of things on the news lately around women pastors. There's been a lot of, I would say, very emotionally unhealthy situations that people are trying to process in the aftermath of that. So we're going to ask her perspective on that and many other things around her research and how we can learn to move forward in a more emotionally healthy way in all of our spaces, whether it's our faith spaces, just regular neighborhood community spaces, government spaces, business, education, wherever we work and live and play and find our spiritual community. Becky has something to say to us around how to welcome the emotions that we have and what her research is showing her around how we can do that better together. So I am so excited to welcome for our first guest in this new series, Becky Castle Miller. Hello, Becky, and a very, very warm welcome to you to the A World of Difference podcast today. I'm so excited to be here, Laurie. Me too. I'm glad we're finally getting to meet. Yeah. There's so much we have in common, some mutual friends and just international experience and being women in the evangelical or post evangelical church. There's just a lot of crossover in our circles. And so I'm very excited about the things we're going to talk about today and hopeful that they can help us both be emotionally healthy, spiritually healthy about these conversations, but also find some calls to action where we can come together and really make a difference. But just right out the gate, a lot of people listening to this podcast are reeling from some of the things that we all watched, either. I mean, just even on regular news channels here in the United States and even globally, things being covered around the Southern Baptist Convention this week and a lot of nuance there for many of us. But I think for women to see that women pastors were used sort of as this sort of pawn, I guess, in a lot of ways to distract from abuse of women and men, but also to have what appears to be not an emotionally or psychologically or even physically safe place for women as they kind of took this backseat to a fight by these domineering men in our news feeds. And so I would just love for, first of all, to give you the opportunity to say, how do you feel as you have been watching this yourself? And do you have any things that, as you express how you feel, would be important for us to understand about how to kind of move forward? Yeah. Well, I think Beth Allison Barr had some really good commentary. So I would point people to her substack. She is formerly Southern Baptist, and so she's a little bit more connected to that world personally than I am. I've never been in a Southern Baptist church. I've been in many, many diverse churches and some kind of non -denominational, loosely Baptist, but never Southern Baptist. So it feels a little removed from me directly. So people like Beth Allison Barr are great to speak into that. One of my biggest concerns is Rick Warren's posturing of himself as this late convert to supporting women, but not really supporting vulnerable women. He put out a statement before the convention that he's changed his mind on women pastors, but I think he's still withholding eldership from women. And yet at the same time, he appointed a successor at Saddleback who has some pretty serious allegations of abusive leadership from his former church. And that has not been satisfactorily addressed. So there's a disconnect there between what Rick Warren says he wants to be as a champion for women, and yet he seems to be turning a blind eye or intentionally maybe even covering up abuse. So that's one concern I have about the stories coming out of the convention. I am glad that Barber won the presidency because he's a marginally better candidate than the other guy. But Barber has really been a lot of talk and not a ton of decisive action against abuse, and he is still against women in embracing their full ministry gifts. So it's like some small victories, but yet also it's been a platform for women to be demeaned publicly, like just to hear so many negative and critical things said about women in ministry. So I understand why a lot of women are leaving Southern Baptist churches, and I think that's actually a really healthy decision for those who make that choice. Yes, amen to that sister. Yeah, you know, having walked through abuse at the hands of Andy Wood, that is Rick Warren's successor, and at Saddleback, and, you know, being not the original whistleblower because there were two before me in the news last summer, but, you know, also knowing because I don't have an NDA, right, and my husband doesn't either, we refuse our NDA tied to severance and medical insurance. And so that's, you know, why I can speak, but I just personally know so many stories, and I know the stories that we told to the faux investigation at Saddleback last summer, and I say faux because a hiring agency is not a third -party investigation that just happens in a couple of days, you know, that needs months, it needs grace ministries, it needs a Wade Mullen, or it needs somebody with an expertise in, you know, something like an evangelical church with abuse allegations that are credible, and, you know, and their image management around that, you know, that's definitely something that's a specialty. And so when you're not willing to do the substantial work, I think that what I saw at Saddleback was, unfortunately, oddly consistent with what I've seen in Southern Baptist as a whole. I was a Southern Baptist for 45 years, right? I was a missionary kid all my life, and I married a missionary kid who was a Southern Baptist, too, and went to Southern Baptist University, went to Southern Baptist Seminary, worked as an IMB would at his previous church, Echo Church, before Saddleback, and walking through that, you know, multiple different types of abuse, you know, emotional abuse, physical, psychological, not physical, sorry, that does exist in the stories, but not mine. But I think that understanding emotional abuse, psychological abuse, spiritual abuse is a conversation to have in the church, but also in our society at large, and I think it's an opportunity for us to lead the way. And I think that it was not shocking that Saddleback was kicked out. I think that what is sad is that they were kicked out for women pastors and not for abuse, and therefore, Rick Warren and Andy Wood, you know, Andy being my abuser and Rick Warren being the one that covered up my abuse, and that of many others, are seen now as heroes and martyrs for the cause of women. And, you know, that was sort of disturbing to watch, even though I'm not a part of the Southern Baptist anymore. So I also, I love the work Beth Allison Barr is doing. I think many of us calling from the outside for women to be free, and also warning them about the places to go and silent complicity in bystanders and watching abuse happen to women over the years might be tempted to believe a Rick Warren or an Andy Wood if they start some new denomination or whatever happens in the wake of all this and whatever the point of all this was, to just be warned that there are some faux egalitarian spaces out there, and that's the conversation that's really going to be helpful, I think, going forward. I'd love for you to tell us more, though, about your research around emotions. We don't often talk about that, and I think what you're doing is really fascinating. You're doing research in the emotions of the Gospel of Luke. What led you to this particular era of study, and how is it relevant even to the conversation we're having right now? Yeah, I feel like I have dual interests in abuse and trauma and healing from those things and emotional health, and they're often viewed as two separate issues, but they overlap really significantly. They interweave with each other. Of course, they are different academic fields. You can do a dissertation in abuse. You can do a dissertation in trauma. You can do a dissertation in emotions, which is what I'm doing, but I'm hoping to bring those conversations together a little bit in my dissertation. I just finished my first year at Wheaton College in a PhD in New Testament, which is fantastic, and I really appreciate Wheaton supporting me in doing a multidisciplinary dissertation. So it is a New Testament project, but I'm leaning really heavily on some neuroscientific and psychological models of emotion, which is one thing that's been lacking in biblical studies is really the latest scientific research on emotion, so I'm excited to get to do that work. So I'm going to be taking some trauma and neuroscience classes in the counseling school and in the neuroscience department to supplement my New Testament work, and then I'm also hoping to bring in the impact of trauma and abuse on emotions. We'll see. It's only one dissertation, but I think those are really important aspects. When we look at emotion in the Gospels, we're looking at the emotions of an oppressed and traumatized people who are drawing on the history of oppressed and traumatized peoples over hundreds and thousands of years. So the emotions that Jesus' disciples learned from their culture are drawing from a culture of oppression, repeated you know, the slavery in Egypt and the Exodus, the Babylonian captivity, and release from that, and then in their current day, the occupation by the Romans. So I think we have to consider what impact trauma might be having on the emotions that they're constructing. When I did an analysis this past year on the emotions mentioned in the Gospel of Luke, I found 158 instances of emotion, and it depends how you categorize them, but so many of those instances were talking about fear. Jesus and angels are saying over and over again, don't be afraid. Don't be afraid. Well, why do they need to say don't be afraid? Perhaps it's because they're talking to people dealing with hypervigilance who are constantly feeling afraid in their bodies because they live in dangerous circumstances. So I think fear is a big component of gospel emotions. Jesus also talks about worry or anxiousness, and he talks about terror. So it's just a lot going on with fear -based emotions in the Gospel of Luke, and I think that the trauma of the people he's serving might have something to do with that. So that's one angle that I'm hoping to take, and we'll see where the rest of it goes. I think your work is so fascinating and so needed. I mean, you and I both spent time overseas, and so we understand in different cultures people express their emotions very differently. I was just in Abu Dhabi and Dubai earlier this year in March, and it's not the first time I've been to anywhere in North Africa in the Middle East, but we largely know that the way emotions are expressed in Middle Eastern culture versus white evangelical North American culture or even the Dutch, like very different expressions, right? And so we read sometimes things from the lens of maybe sitting in, I don't know, Wheaton, Illinois, right, with a bunch of white people around us reading it in a particular English translation, and we read things like sackcloth and ashes. Well, that's weird, you know, or with these like imprecatory Psalms that are just so full of like, wow, like, can we pray those things? Like, that's a lot. It's just, you know, we have books, you know, like Pete Scazzero's Emotionally Healthy Discipleship. We have all these things that are just, there's things that are happening right now, and the call to more lament, you know, the call to look back in our history and ask God to forgive us for our sins, not individually, but as a people. How have we been complicit? How are we currently complicit in abuse in the SBC, in racism, in what is, you know, started under racism because of, you know, enslaved peoples on forced labor camps, and how have those decisions, the root of that, produced the fruit of lording over and dominating people for the purpose of white male supremacy or patriarchy and things that are not helping any of us. So when we dig into emotional health as individuals, we have to look at it collectively too, and I think that our Western individualistic culture really makes it hard. We're very, we have a lot of blind spots if we only stay there. So the global church has really taught me so much about this. I'm so excited that you're studying under Esau McCauley. It's such a great opportunity for you. As you look into some of this area of emotional, mental, and spiritual health in the church, what are some common challenges that you find or misconceptions that you've come across, and maybe how could churches better address these issues? There's a lot of misunderstanding of emotion in just typical church conversation, and there's also a lack of knowledge of trauma, and those intersect again as well.
Major league-leading Rays hit 3 more homers, beat Brewers 8-4
"The rays pad their major league leading home run total crushing three homers and an 8 to four win over the brewers yandy Diaz beltz a three run shot while Harold Ramirez and Christian Beth and court contribute solo blast the rays of one the first two games of the three game series. Oh, and Miller and Brian Anderson go deep four Milwaukee, Zach eflin is the winning pitcher he now has a record of 6 and one Eric Lauer suffers the loss he falls to four and 5, the rays MLB best record is now 34 and 13, the brewers have lost three straight. I Mike Reeves
Saul's Unlawful Sacrifice (1 Samuel 13: 1-14)
"We're reading first Samuel, chapter 13 of 14, and praying psalm 58. First Samuel chapter 13. Saul's unlawful sacrifice. Saul was years old when he began to reign. And he reigned, and two years over Israel. Saul chose 3000 men of Israel 2000 were with Saul in mik mash in the hill country of bethel. And a thousand were with Jonathan in gibi of Benjamin. The rest of the people he sent home every man to his tent. Jonathan defeated the garrison of the Philistines, which was at giba, and the Philistines heard of it. And saw blew the trumpet throughout all the land, saying, let the hebrews hear. And all Israel heard it and said that Saul had defeated the garrison of the Philippines, and also that Israel had become odious to the Philistines. And the people were called out to join Saul at gilgal, and the Philistines mustered to fight with Israel 30,000 chariots and 6000 horsemen and troops like the sand on the seashore in multitude. They came up and encamped at mik mash. To the east of Beth aven. When the men of Israel saw that they were in straits for the people were hard pressed, the people hid themselves in caves and in holes and in rocks and entombs and in cisterns or crossed the forge of the Jordan to the land of gad in Gilead. Saul was still at gilgal and all the people followed him trembling. He waited 7 days at the time appointed by Samuel, but Samuel did not come to gilgal. And the people were scattering from him. So Saul said, bring the burnt offering here to me, and the peace offerings, and he offered the burnt offering. As soon as he had finished offering the burnt offering behold, Samuel came and saw went out to meet him and salute him. Samuel said, what have you done? And Saul said, when I saw that the people were scattering from me and that you did not come within the day's appointed. And that the Philistines had mustered at Mick mash, I said, now the Philistines will come down upon me at gilgal, and I have not entreated the favor of the lord. So I forced myself and offered the burnt offering. In Samuel said to Saul, you have done foolishly. You have not kept the commandment of the lord your God, which he commanded you for now. The lord would have established your kingdom over Israel forever. But now your kingdom shall not continue. The lord has sought out a man after his own heart and the lord has appointed him to be prince over his people because you have not kept what the lord commanded you.
Kansas passes bill to end gender-affirming care for minors
"Kansas lawmakers have passed a bill that would punish doctors who provide gender affirming care for transgender youth, but it's not likely to become law. Kansas governor Laura Kelly, a Democrat is expected to veto a Republican backed bill passed in the wee hours Friday morning, proposing to revoke the medical licenses of doctors who provide gender affirming care to minors in Kansas, supporters say they are trying to protect children from side effects or changes that can't be reversed. State senator Mike Thompson described it as pushback from parents. Medical association say the care can be vital for mental health and suicide prevention, doctor Beth aller, a small town Kansas position,
"beth" Discussed on The RELEVANT Podcast
"I just remember thinking like, I'm so glad that there are people like Beth Moore who are standing up saying these things. I wish more people would, you know, you really were just a hero of the faith for so many of my kind to say that, you know, nothing feels heroic. And you don't see when you look in the mirror. You don't sing might. What you see is like, I had someone I ran into someone at the airport. I don't think I have to tell this in one of the interviews. No, I haven't. So I'll share it with you. I ran into someone in an airport. I hope she hears this because it meant so much to me and she was in her late 30s, early 40s. And she had very much not been a fan. Very much not. And then she said, Beth, I didn't watch the scathing. And she said, and then I started doing a little bit of research of my own. And she says, long story short, she said the lord called me to get a theological degree. So she was in seminary at the time. And she just said, I just want to tell you that I was wrong about you. And I don't know if she might not have been nearly as wrong or bad. She thought, I don't know exactly what she meant when she said that, but what she said she looked at me and she said, we have all watched you. And she said, best, you landed I almost can't tell you this without without want to cry about it. She's the best you landed on your feet. And Emily. I could not quit thinking about it for days because I looked at her. I'm sure I looked confused. Because I looked at her and if I said, I can't remember even when I sat down. This wasn't very long ago. But if I said what I was thinking, it was like, I did. Because what I feel like is that most of my bones are broken from the top of my head to all those bones that we have in our pig. And I also feel battered and beaten up, but I thought, maybe, maybe I did. And maybe that's what was the best part. Of writing the memoir was looking to see, you know what? Meant to absolutely destroy you. And some of your fellow brothers and sisters meant to as well. And excitement will also want to destroy you and your colleagues that love Jesus and all of those that serve in. And there will be times when you'll think they did. They did, they got away with it. They got their hit. But it might be you'll realize looking back over it. Good heavens. Maybe even with all these broken bones, I did laying on my feet. And if so, it
Proactive Policing Is the Best Form of Policing
"Practical policing is the best form of policing second place as community policing. I think that those are in their close second. I think that if you are a community policing, but you're not proactive, what's the point of kissing babies and doing jump rope and you're not even going out and doing your job. They don't really pay us to jump rope and kiss your kids. But I think that's a good thing to build community relationships. So they can help you catch bad guys if people want to cooperate with you, but proactive policing is number one in my opinion. You have to be out there. You have to be contacting people. You have to be able to catch the dude walking around with no shirt on in the middle of the night and have some and make contact with him because that's the person that's going to corrupt and kill somebody, potentially. You have to make contact with people. You have to, you know, be involved in the community. Because to be honest, if you had enough patrols, a lot of these murders wouldn't occur because people would be deterred from going out and committing crimes in broad daylight or could commit crimes right in front of a police officer. Now, we already know in these inner cities around the country, they don't give a F I saw a video of a dude pull out a gun and shoot at a car right in front of the police officer. And the police officer punked out and she drove away. Now I don't blame her because why are you gonna die for a thug? We gonna risk your life for that person? They don't give a about their life. But anyway, you still can't be a coward when you put the badge on. You just gotta suck it up and say, hey, I may lose my life over a person who has really no value other than what God sees value as, but that's just my opinion.
Half of U.S. Homicides Go Unsolved As Police Struggle to Keep Pace
"All right. Let me get on to this news that is coming out and not coming out. I mean, it's already out. But I'm sure many of you guys probably would be horrified at what I'm about to read, but it's true. Roughly half of the homicides go unsolved in the United States of America. The FBI data analysis by the murder accountability project and the Marshall project revealed that in 2022, until 2020, the rate of homicide that were solved dropped tremendously from years past to roughly 50% the FBI reported 71% of homicides were solved in 1980, the murder accountability project stated that before 1980, the rate of homicides that were solved stood as high as 90% is now roughly lower than 50 or around 50%. Now, there's a few reasons why this is happening because I would argue that in the inner city community violence is going out of control and you know that nobody's catching nobody in the hood when they're doing drive by shootings and murdering each other. So a lot of those homicides go inside because people ain't snitching. That's a thing that I think is not only, I think it's being put to the test more now because not snitching has been around forever. But I think that people are killing more people and then in our snitching is resulting in them not being able to solve these murders. And then you got so many murders going on and you don't have enough police support. And I stopped funny, but people just need to understand this. When you talk about defunding the police, you're not just defunding bad police officers. You're not just defunding patrol. When you go to take money away from the police budget, they have to then reallocate funds and reallocate resources and every area of the police department because patrol is essential. So they can't just pull everybody out of patrol. They lose money. They're going to have to start pulling people out of special assignments.
How the Media Dismissed Wuhan Lab Leak
"I want you to just put the icing on the cake. I want you to hear the Montage of media art, I would say dismantling, but they're dismissing that it came from a Wuhan lab. Bro clip two. Just weeks ago, doctor Anthony Fauci rejected the conspiracy that coronavirus was man-made in a lab in Wuhan, China. Both scientists and the U.S. intelligence community agree that this coronavirus was not man-made. That is not a possibility. Really just take a critical scientific look at the evidence that's available. Our belief is that it's much more likely this came from an animal. You said the overwhelming amount of evidence indicates that's a lab leak. I believe most card carrying viral phylogeny and molecular virologists would disagree with you. I'm really sorry that the lab leak has become such a distraction for so many people because frankly we still don't know. There is no evidence really to say. These people are stupid.
We Deserve Answers From Dr. Fauci
"Doctor Fauci now crooked crooked crooked people. I do not understand how you consider yourself a virologist. And my thing is this. I understand that there's things that I don't know. same thing in policing. People talk a big game, but if you had never won a uniform, you have no idea for the most part what you're talking about. So I know there's probably things in virology that I don't understand, but we deserve an explanation. I shouldn't have to go and try to be a scientist and figure this out. Doctor Fauci should be able to get out there and say, this is what happened and this is why and I'm wrong. Or this is what happened. This is why I had nothing to do with it because of X, Y, Z these people should be out here explaining that why people have a heart attacks and dropping dead after taking a vaccine. Why are people complaining about it? I haven't gotten a vaccine, so I don't have any complaints. I don't know what they're talking about. I'm just watching people from all walks of life, complain about side effects, complain about family members who have died, we see people just we see athletes that in numbers that we've never seen before. Just dropping dead out of nowhere.
Did Our Government Fund the Wuhan Lab?
"We had our government fund the Wuhan lab where they knew they were doing what we called gain of function research. That's pretty much taken I'm going to try to say it in the most educated way that I know it to be. It seems to me that what they're doing with gain of function research is that they're taken viruses known viruses. They know what it does and they're testing it and experimenting and making them more dangerous or less dangerous to the spread of it. They're increasing the I want to say efficacy. I don't know if that's the right term to use for that. But the virality of it, they're doing research to figure out how to make it more expansive or less expensive. And then they're putting stuff together and create new viruses. And the reason that logically outside of malice, somebody would do that, is because they want to see if this virus mutates to this point, what will happen to people. If we had this virus in this virus together, and they just so happened to parent, they just so happened to come together. What will happen?
Uncovering Fauci's COVID Lies
"These people so crooked man God of mercy. I pray that he rained down, destruction on these people that are lying. You know, somebody lying here when it comes to the Wuhan lab. When it comes to the coronavirus, somebody's lying. Therefore, somebody needs to be punished. Either the Chinese are lying to the world that we are the ones who initiated or instigated the virus and had it spread all over the world. It's our fault. Or either their line are we lying, saying that it came from the Wuhan lab. And I don't know how many times Rand Paul lectured Doctor Fauci. On the gain of function research in the Chinese Wuhan lab, funded by not completely funded, but in part funded by American. And Doctor Fauci knew, you know, this is, this is what bothers me about these people. These people know that they're screwing America. And they just get away with it.
I Am Exhausted Talking About Race All the Time....
"I am exhausted talking about race all the time. I do not think race is determinative or predictive of your behavior. Values is what matters. Your melanin content is irrelevant. What they are trying to do is make race matter. That is why you're seeing anti white beliefs grow and metastasize. If you read critical theory, in fact, we have a whistleblower here of somebody who is a student in Pennsylvania at a medical school where they are teaching medical students why it's wrong to believe in color blindness. They say color blindness is actually racist. Now, I never liked the term color blindness because obviously you're not going to be blind to it, but you could be color, agnostic, it doesn't matter. I don't have an opinion on you at all based on your skin color. It is completely and totally irrelevant. Now this poll does show though that while it is irrelevant to me, it is not irrelevant to one out of four blacks, and that is worth talking about. That's worth asking a question. It's worth asking the question is there a growing anti white sentiment if there was a poll of whites. And one out of four whites said that it's not okay to be black. I would be disgusted by that. I would be appalled. I would say why would white Americans want out of four of them say that? We should try and build institutions that make color irrelevant. Maybe we can't be colorblind, but we can pass colorblind laws,
Jason Brown Talks Consumer Tax Advocate and Covid Relief Funds
"For the loyal listeners of our program, you've heard me mention ERC, the employee retention credit. You've heard me mention it a couple times. And I've been blown away by the news that we have received of how many of you have been able to successfully get credits from the federal government. And look, I'm very clear. I wish Congress never would have appropriated this money. But it's there. And I'd rather have you get it than Ukraine and all of you need to look into it to research it. And as you know, you could do that at COVID tax relief federal. I was so blown away by the numbers. So enthusiastic about how many of you have been helped by it, wanted to have Jason from COVID tax relief dot org, join us and help break the news Jason, welcome to the program. It's good to see you. Thanks, Jason. So Jason, how many Charlie Kirk show listeners have participated in this program via your company and how much money have you successfully been able to recover? It continues to blow my mind as well. And at the numbers as of this morning, just from the last time you had us come on here Charlie over 200 business owners and over $24 million has been claimed and paid out through the ERC just to your listener. So that's exciting. That's amazing. So Jason, give our audience a little picture of who are these people? They're small business owners. They're plumbers, they're electricians. Who are the type of people that are mainly calling you and asking for help? Well, and that's actually what I love about the employee retention credit. It's not just a handout to anyone out there that owns a business. It's only going to those business owners that retained their W two employees during the pandemic during 2020 and 2021. And so it's a true win for business owners. This is, by the way, this is the last COVID stimulus money available to business owners. And look, I like how you put it. Whether you agree or not with the cares act, it's already been allocated. It's there. It's out there. So take it, right? If you retain your employees, look at it as a reward for giving those people a place to work during a tough time.
"beth" Discussed on Living the Law of Action Show
"Welcome to the show action takers glad to have you here, living the law of action is based on my book the law of action and I love to connect with the movers and shakers of the world who are passionate about the good they do for others and who listen to their hearts, taking inspired action every single day. The traverse time joining us, thank you, thank you, thank you on this show, my guests are incredible. Today, she's not a guest. She's a friend, and she's my co host. It's Samara Beth, and thank you for being here on the living the live action show. I don't know why I love jazz fingering. I know, I don't know why you do that either. That's so funny. Well, okay, so thank you for being here today. And we're just continuing our conversation on action. And before we started recording, you're talking about mopping and how philosophical you became talking about mopping and what are you talking about? Well, let me preface and start by saying that I hate to mop more than anything. Give me a toilet brush. I will clean a toilet to allow music. I will swiffer vacuum, clean the bathroom, the kitchen, but as soon as the floor has to be mopped you high up the head. You know what I do? I never thought I hated mopping too. And then I had the cleaning people come and they mopped it with a towel. And then they get on all fours. No, they mopped with their foot and it was so easy. And they, I'm like, that's so easy. Yeah. And you don't have to do this thing and you have a wet towel and I understand, you know? The law of action is based on decide plan act and taking action. And if you don't succeed in the action you're taking, you get to pivot. So if mopping is not working with a mop and it's gross, try a towel. That's your pivot. So Taos cleaning tips one O one from Samara back here in the living law of action show..
"beth" Discussed on Farm To Table Talk
"They have it to in. I should point out the when you say it's dollars and cents. It's your sense smelled with an s instead of a c arm which i thought that was clever Then that just one more thing to wrap up on beth and that that is where do we go from here. You know in some respects. It's easier for us to be in. You know berkeley or somewhere. Just say oh well. The food system needs to this this and this and this and we can you know pontificate a at the local coffee shop in while we're having latinos and and with other people feel the same way on the way to the farmers market I get from your book. It's not that simple And and i'm wondering people beyond reading their book which they should read your book. I think people to pay any attention to the farm table. Talk podcast are going to like reading your reading your book. But are you any closer to say in the way forward. I mean as people that want to promote The the right attitude about agriculture support for farmers and so forth is there. Is it becoming clearer to you of of of next steps well So at one of the things that i try and talk about in the book is the the mythologies that we have around farming. And so i'll just elude to that it's much longer than we have here. to describe but Changing those narratives and being more realistic about farming and about agriculture would would be great step in the right direction and i outlined different ways that can be done with on a personal farmer level ways in a a working together model farmers on their own land. But i also think that one of the keys to the puzzle is that Currently farmers receive of it says. Usda statistic as well. They received fourteen cents on the dollar for every dollar..
"beth" Discussed on All at Once
"They're the actual best in every way. I mean, I think two of the most significant ones are if we think about the woman who anoints Jesus. And this actually happens more than once. And there's conversations about whether it's the same account, told differently or whether it's different women, it doesn't really matter. What we have is we have a woman doing something that in the Bible only a male priest does. And that's a 19 a king. And I mean, this is something that even medieval theologians understood and talked about. It's just mind boggling, that when evangelicals often look at that passage, what we often think about is the sin of the woman. Can you surely. This is the all at once podcast? For women and those who love them. I'm Kelly browning. And I'm Sarah mcduffie. We are God's image bearers, exploring ways, religion has been distorted to silence the marginalized and to justify abuse. We are Christians seeking to comfort, heal and free people from the pain caused by our own religion. We carry much, like all of humanity, all at once. To God be the glory. We want you to know that our show is not for little ears. Also, the content we cover may be triggering for those who have experienced trauma. The people we interview present ideas that we align with and they also present ideas that make us uncomfortable. I invite you to join us in this discomfort as our views, opinions and experiences are challenged. So take what is good and beneficial for you and leave what isn't. Here we go. Sarah Beth and I are together in her office. There are books everywhere it's so dreamy. In Waco and doctor Beth house and bar. Thank you for being on the other one's podcast. Thanks for having me. Patriarchy is fragile. Yes. It's very fragile. I think that the cracks aren't really coming. It's always been fragile. But the cracks are really clear. I think part of my book was people realized that their story is just repeating itself. All of these different churches. And that's one of the reasons why someone asked me very early on. They were like, you didn't mention any names, like everything is very impersonal, like you don't even you don't even mention yearning. You don't mention anything else. And I was like, well, I did that for two reasons. He said, one of the reasons was because it's real people. Yeah. And I was trying to keep something fuzzy, but the other reason was because I wanted people to see themselves in the story. They could put themselves in, you know, this was my women's retreat that I was. This was me sitting in the sermon when I heard something that was outrageous and nobody else is responding to it. I mean, how many women that's happened to you? You've heard something in your mind what did he just say that that she was complicit and rape? What is going on? And nobody else is reacting to. So I think women could see themselves in a lot of the stories I'm told..
"beth" Discussed on Relatable with Allie Beth Stuckey
"When larry elder gets a woman in a monkey mask throwing in egg at him and no one wants to cover it. And you don't have any statements from al sharpton or airmax kindy or any of your favorite social justice. Evangi calls none of them are coming out and saying see. This is proof that you know. Systemic racism is still alive and well. Yeah we see you. We see your silence. We see that you only speak up when it's a half-baked narrative about a white cop and a black suspect and you use that to try to push a political narrative we see you. It's all about politics and power. It's not about social and so called racial justice. Yeah we get it so you want to know what people are hesitant and listening to our institutions. When maybe there's a little bit of distrust like again when you've got big government and big tech and big business and big pharma and big media in each other's pockets silencing. Legitimate voice is belittling questions. Doing nothing to try to gain people's trust and doing a lot to lose people's trust. I mean it's your fault it's your fault. Those of you who are in those institutions and have parroted the contradictory propaganda from those institutions. You are the ones who have sown vaccine hesitancy. If you're on the left and you honestly think at this point that the authoritarian threat is coming from the right. I gotta say the call was coming from inside the house. My friend Now is the time. Take the red pill. Open up your eyes. See what's really going on and get ready by the way the pains me to say that. I don't think what's coming is going to be good like. I think that people are getting pushed too far because the right is eventually going to take back power. Of course we'll see what crisis. Democrats may factor in next year. That's definitely coming a year from now right before the midterms mark my words they'll create something to make sure enough people are scared into voting for them and that everyone's forgotten what is after afghanistan was but i hope you'll remember because this new right that is coming up in running for office really. Is it like the neoconservative of neo conservatives of years past to defect lists do nothing to complain about precedents. They are watching this new group of conservatives that are running for office. I truly think that they are watching. How the left wheel. Power relentlessly and unapologetically while the humidity. Millions of americans who. Don't make the choices that they want them to make. Gas lighting half the country into thinking that somehow despite leftist dominating every single national and global institution that they the eighty million americans are the real authoritarian threats. And they're realizing these This new batch of conservatives. I think they're realizing that they don't need to be afraid to use the power of the government to accomplish their goals in the same way that the left does so unabashedly leftist. You're pushing people too far. You are. I hate to see it. I love this country. I want unity. I want peace. I want us to go along to get along I want us to be where we were patriotically twenty years ago. That's not where we are. And when you have a president who is purposely stoking the flames in a way truly. I know that if you're on the left you're gonna laugh at this truly in a way that trump never did like you can say that trump was crashed. You can say that you didn't like his rhetoric that's fine. I didn't like all his rhetoric..
"beth" Discussed on Relatable with Allie Beth Stuckey
"Know. None of this is about this science. Because where's the talk of natural immunity and all of this there was a prepayment reprint study out of israel that found that you get longer lasting and stronger immunity from previous infection than you do the vaccine which makes sense. That's true of many illnesses. And of course the there have been people trying to refute that and saying it's it's not true but clearly it is and just anecdotally of the people i know who have had cova. Did they only had that one infection and even though they have been exposed several times since thin. They haven't gotten it again. But i know at least three people just off the top of my head who were fully vaccinated and then got cove it. They had mild cases. Maybe they would have had mild cases anyway but they did get that. So called breakthrough infection We know the antibodies protect. You probably for a long time as well as if not significantly better than the vaccine. So why can't the people who have had cove vid but haven't been accented. Go about their business. I think everyone should be able to go about their business. But if we're trying to find some kind of logical and scientific consistency here like why shouldn't they be treated the same way as vaccinated people and why can't that number the number of people who have not been vaccinated who have had covert and have the antibodies be added to the number of ax needed people to let us know if we have achieved any kind of so called her immunity. Because look we're not going to get zero cases ever. That's just not how these kinds of viruses were countries like australia and japan have had to abandon that goal. They wanted to get to you. Know zero cova cases. It's just not it's not going to happen. It's not gonna happen right now. Probably not going to happen anytime soon. In the same way that we still get the flu every year It it mutates and it mutates among vaccinated people too because it find more it becomes more resistant to vaccines. Unfortunately that's just what happens. And so again this idea that the unvaccinated editor letter causing that. they're the ones causing the virus to mutate and get stronger again. Just doesn't make any scientific sense and for a virus was an over ninety nine percent survival rate for most people ninety nine point nine nine percent survival rate. Like if you're given a ninety nine point nine nine percent chance of surviving say you're diagnosed with an illness diagnosed with cancer..
"beth" Discussed on Relatable with Allie Beth Stuckey
"We've got about half of the country that is clinging to this stuff and no data can change their mind. What you just described as an old fashioned stained glass window term. That's classic idolatry right. If you walked into this pediatrician's office and demanded that she removed the spleen of your child and said that the spleen point to your child's arm and said hey. My child has a really bad sore on their arm. That's their spleen removed. The spleen from their arm. She would say ma'am sir. Your child. spleen is not in their arm to know what you're talking about. She would she would. Maybe take you to anatomy book. She would show you an objective framework to prove to you that your psychosis your fear is not rational is not backed by any reason science or data that your child doesn't need their spleen removed because they have a sore arm right. That's that's what she would do in another context and yet when it comes to this symbol. This talisman she reverts to a form of humanistic emotion. Driven dogma sentiment. That isn't backed by any of that. Objective information whatsoever. It's the same thing you get when you. This is why i said earlier. The traditional then diagram here doesn't add up because i used to go after You know lefty physicians that would come on local show back in the day and argue for abortion and they would say and i would say well how do you know when life begins and they had no answer for me and i said how come when you walk into an oh are you accept objective truth you understand that you cannot operate on the patient based on what you think. The patients anatomy is but instead what the anatomy actually is. And if you act on your own instinct as opposed to objective truth you're going to kill someone and be sued out of business. But when i ask you point blank. Question does being with heartbeat. Is that person alive. You can't answer that when there's no more objective standard for determining life or death of a human on this planet than the existence of a heartbeat. It's because there's idolatry there and there is no objective reason or data that you can get to reason with people that ultimately is a spiritual problem and a lot of our people are in the grips of this. They don't wanna let this go. This is provided a form of meaning it also shows. Hey was i fooled by something. That's this is the the amount of idolatry that is at work and at stake here. It's it is absolutely breathtaking and when it comes to kids let me throw this stat at your audience. This will blow your minds okay last month. Cdc reported a little over..
"beth" Discussed on Relatable with Allie Beth Stuckey
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"beth" Discussed on The Best Advice Show
"Then take a listen to our friends at the nocturnists. A medical store calling podcast that collects deeply personal, missives from healthcare workers across North America. They've just launched the second installment of stories from a pandemic, which delves into the inner lives of the medical professional fighting covid-19. While we're all eager to move on from the pandemic. This series lays the groundwork for processing. What depend emack has revealed about our Healthcare System and ourselves check out the number of guests at the nocturnists.com or wherever you listen to the best advice show. It's good Friday today. I've got some advice for you about how to give better more delicious gifts. So my friend Beth was watching The Great British Bake Off and she was very inspired. I want to Paul Hollywood's technical challenges, pull would like you to make 12 fortune cookies. Each cookie must contain 1/4 Jun inside. No idea how that works. But I'm sure you've got the Mad Skills. So you can only maybe make two at a time because you have to take them off the baking tray rather quickly and put the fortunate and shape it before it sets, because it's a very thin cookie and it's very hot soapy have to manipulate it while it's still very hot. So, you know, I've kind of developed a few calluses on my hands for making the cookies, but I'm okay with that. The reason why I wanted to have you on the show to talk about this is not just because it's like a cute food, Friday idea to talk about fortune cookies but the care with which you took to make those fortunes a customized a gift. I think there's some advice there. I mean, I think a lot of us aren't great gift givers and you did something. So it's like I felt seen, you know. Yeah, I love. I mean, I do them as a thank you and I try to make people laugh when I open them and sometimes it's hard cuz because you have to really know that person's personality and offensive humor, it's taking the time to sit down and think, oh, what are all of the inside jokes that I could think of, at this moment? What are all of the things that will make this person happy when they open this cookie and bouncy? Like for example, I'll just give folks an idea of of some of your compositions here. So our daughter's name is Noah and you know that we're Mister Rogers fans. So you wrote off like all children. Will one day have nightmares about lady Elaine fairchilde. It's such a good fortune, which is so true. Of course that chapter was This is my museum ground and I do what I want to do here. If you're like me, you're not going to try to make fortune cookies. I'm just too daunted by it. It's an overwhelming delicacy but I don't think I can pull off but Beth's gift giving advice is relevant, regardless know your audience and have fun with it and take the time to make them special, sometimes it takes me a couple days to come up with the right wording. That's spot-on. I don't just write down the first thing I think of I put a link to Paul Hollywood's fortune cookie recipe in our show notes in there. You'll see the Allman ones and the orange ones Beth prefers the Almond because I feel is a more universally loved flavor than orange. And I recommend getting high quality on the extra cuz I've made it with McCormick's and it made it with Penzeys. And I would much prefer to Penzeys one. Beth Nichols.
"beth" Discussed on Relatable with Allie Beth Stuckey
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"beth" Discussed on Relatable with Allie Beth Stuckey
"Officials the importance of voting in every election and taking our civic duties that has been given to us by our founding fathers as important Sacred trust that we have as we the people and also as believers in jesus and then also to help people engage in basic civic engagement education how to understand how the sausage is made how to respond to god as it relates to the pre-born human trafficking whatever initiatives or issues. That they wanna get involved with so. We're kind of like the on ramp beginning place for us to get active. Well sounds like something that super necessary. I know that there are a lot of christians that are asking the questions that you guys are answering. What does god have to say about abortion. What is gonna have to say about the family. And what is the biblical definition of justice. These things that the secular world seems to be trying to answer but christians wanna know. What does god's word say and you guys really help christians understand that. Tell me what happened between your organization. Christians against the irs well we applied for tax exempt status like every organization does when we launched back in december twenty nine thousand and eighteen months later in. May we received a letter from the irs. Pretty much denying are tax exempt status. And they did that and they said in writing that biblical teachings are quote affiliated with the republican party which is interesting because i always felt like the bible was kicked him kingdom document not partisan document right so they pretty much violated their own rules and we do everything that any other organization does which is educate people on their civic duties educate people from a biblical perspective So the situation here with the iowa s is that if that decision was meant to stand in that could affect really every christian organization that teaches the bible around america right because they could say that this is a partisan organization when it's not simply because they're espousing biblical values. So what happened after that. Obviously you tried to you try to reverse. The decision appeal the decision. So what happened yeah. We had an amazing friends. At first liberty institute kelly shackelford and his team leah. Patterson is my attorney and they appealed for us at twelve page..
"beth" Discussed on Relatable with Allie Beth Stuckey
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"beth" Discussed on Relatable with Allie Beth Stuckey
"You know if you wanna follow my My writings i Senior fellow at the research council. So you can go to The f. r. c. dot org on mine the link to my a bio emma articles And follow me that way. And you know i i just i am so thankful because i understand the power of this sort of dialogue that we're having now We the human spirit is irreplaceable. We will conquer Any oppressive status force Because we in fact are pursuing a path that is not the architecture of marx's a marx or lenin a mile but a much higher power and that is one that recognizes that a divine power guide is the architect of our human liberty and that the united states of america as we've known it from two hundred and now forty five years is not perfect but as perfectible engaged. So thank you for being engaged. Thank you for a luminated. Not for lighting candles spending all your time cursing the darkness and that is why we will win. We are not sideline senators who curse the darkness. We in fact light candles and we punch holes in the darkness of our time a mental. That is a beautiful place to end on. Thank you so much for indian with that light and with that encouragement. I really appreciate you taking the time to talk to us all right guys. I really hope that you enjoyed that conversation. So just to reemphasize. What i said at the beginning. In what ways emphasized throughout this conversation is that you don't have to be an influence to have influenced that means you don't have to have thousands of followers. You don't have to have a podcast. You don't necessarily have to run for office. you don't have to start an organization or an activist. You can't do. Those things maybe got is calling you to do those things. But maybe he's not maybe he is asking you to make a difference in your family by obain him in motherhood by joyfully changing diapers and joyfully washing the dishes and joyfully. Doing the work that you do as a stay at home wife and mom. Don't let anyone tell you that. Obeying christ in the so-called small areas of your life is not enough because that is what god calls us to god calls us to occupy spheres in which he has placed us with joy and with love and with service and with truth so it means filling positively at in a godly way. The spaces that you are in the spheres of influence that you already have whether it's ten people or whether it's ten million people it doesn't matter what we are called to is obedience and part of that is making sure that we are living in truth that we are not redefining what we think about justice or the definition of love or the definition of sexuality or marriage or gender or right or wrong or good or bad or the role of the government versus the role of the family based on what society tells us. These things are but we continue to look to god and we continue to look at his word and that doesn't mean it's going to be easy. You're going to be called. You're going to be said it's going to be said that on the wrong side of history if you don't agree with the whole social justice anti-racist movement which is pushed by critical race theory. You're going to be told that you are wrong. But you're racist that you're a white supremacist. But you you look to nafta ted that says look your to fear god rather than man because what god can do is eternal what man can do is temporal. You look to romans. Eight and says it is god who justifies who is to condemn crisis is the one who died more than that who was raised. Who right now. A seated at the right hand of god interceding for us. If our god is for us who can be against us. That is the strength. That is the resolve that you have to be alone on. God's side to be alone on the site of truth is to be is better than being on the wrong side with millions of people who are telling you that you are right so keep that perspective and keep the faith in ask for god to give strengthened to give us resolve to be with us as we move forward in love and in truth all right. That's all i've got for us today. I will be back here soon..
"beth" Discussed on Relatable with Allie Beth Stuckey
"And there i think very likely always there will be males and females. They can't change that but they can't stop talking about it. They can take any reference to womanhood for instance languages. We're seeing in britain as a move and public policy to stop talking about women to start talking about pregnant people menstruate as your cervix hovers of course all those times are incredibly biological as well so it's none of this is logical right. That's wanted the many contradictions that i was hoping to talk to you about. Is that if i push back and say for example that you know only a woman can give birth. What i hear from the trans activist. Is that while you are reducing. Women down to hurt their capacity to give birth. What about women who can't give birth. Are you saying that she's not a woman. Of course it's not what i'm saying. I'm not saying that. Only people who give birth or women. I'm saying the only people who are women. You know what i'm saying. I'm saying that only women can't give but then they use terms like you just said like surveys have ever or jess stater which is actually a lot. More bio essential is what they would say than me saying that only when they can give birth so it's a little confusing to me it. Well it's it's pat philosophy. I start the whole premise. On which it's based the idea that in saying only women can give birth. You'll somehow reducing women to their biology. Oh to the buffing. Function is absolutely crazy that is not how definitions work. I mean you can also say and i make this the book only bankers or at least if you are a banker bank. Only bank is biking banks. But you're not saying The most important thing about bankers they work in a bank saying anything about what's important basically classifying some group of people the some explanatory purposes and being woman enters into all these different causal relationships in the world..
"beth" Discussed on Exvangelical
"As it were a deformity. And i think it's so interesting to me that i hear this a lot. When you know as a person who's you know deconstructed had said like a lot of this stuff that was written doesn't apply to us. Now you know just culturally. Socially in a lot of christians will fire back. We'll know it applies no matter what you know what i mean. Of god's word is Is living a living text But it's so interesting to me that they say that but saying like women were monstrous. Which is one of the things you said. It feels almost as if they've taken historically contractually. We're paul was living and then like imbued it into the script sure and is are telling us this is a this is how it is like. Men are the heads of the household. There's there's headship there's hierarchy you know and this is how it is Actually heard Beth more speak. When i was a college student things that she she the way she said it. Even this back then. I was like nineteen made me bristle little. Was she using umbrella Like men are many to kind of you know. Shield us as you know to pretend so. I just.
"beth" Discussed on KDWN 720AM
"Beth at 7:20 A.m. K D. W N Good morning. John Schaefer, the entertainment capital of the country, continues to struggle with getting people back to work. Las Vegas had the highest unemployment rate among large metropolitan areas in December. Job officials say the spike had to do with the fact our main economic drivers, hospitality and entertainment have been hit hard. A recent report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that in December, Las Vegas had the highest unemployment rate of any large metro in the country at 10.4%. Our county school district Superintendent, Doctor Hey, Soos Jar appeared via video before the state Senate Education Committee. They wanted an update on how students are faring in this unusual year. I'm gonna take the data was not problem, so right now it's a little bit. Absentee rate is a little bit higher than the past. The nation's fifth largest school district plans to reopen March 1st for pre K through third grade with a hybrid plan two days in class three days online that gives parents the option of keeping their Children home five days if they want. 45 year old Nevada man faces a federal weapons charge after he was arrested in Henderson executive airport, flat in a ballistic vest and carrying a handgun and a machete. Batory hues of Las Vegas was arrested January 30th after trying to enter a business at the airport. He was allegedly had a handgun, high capacity ammunition, magazines, swords, a smoke, grenade, gas masks and other items in a car use was banned in 2012 in New Orleans from possessing firearms. Donald Trump Senate impeachment trial will open with a question over whether it should even happen. The Senate will spend four hours debating whether.
"beth" Discussed on The Supporting Cast
"In this episode. Beth speaks about the challenges of starting a new role and leading virtual campus during a pandemic including perhaps most profound challenge. How does one recognize from a distance when a student is struggling when we can't see a change in a student's disposition or posture or from the student's perspective when the safe haven of support of adults office is no longer in view. How do we remain active and accessible to a child at risk. Beth and i also talk about gender. Both beth's doctoral research into single gender schools in the importance of supporting encouraging girls and women in every educational and professional context beth also describes growing up the child of educators in brockton massachusetts how her career ambitions migrated from senate politics to usc admissions to college. Counseling finally beth's advice on parenting which has been quoted by several guests of this podcast including reconnaissance. Lebu supporting cast.