Bringing the Text to Life
At a Glance
If you're college-bound or career-bound, you need to be set up, hooked up, wired up and linked in. Similar care should be given to our relationship with God.
For material based on today's epistle text, see "36,722 Years," January 15, 2012, at HomileticsOnline.com.
It's a spring ritual for college-bound high school juniors and their parents: the college tour. Parents and kids pile into the minivan and make the rounds of the select group of schools that fit the criteria (whatever those criteria may be): large, small; public, private; church-related, independent; artsy, sportsy. If there are younger children in the family, they often come along for the ride -- and to whet their appetites for their own college search in a few years' time.
The college students working as tour guides for the admissions office -- those who have mastered the fine art of walking backwards and talking at the same time -- provide the necessary lore and oral tradition you can't ...