Articles By: BWC

Let’s Get It On

With Pastors Aaron and Tim PART 1 – Preaching
March 6th, 2009 | Humor | Read More

Choose Your Own Destiny: The Ballplayer

As you walk into your high school’s athletic department, everyone knows your name. You are Moe Thrash, the greatest athlete in a generation, with State Championships and MVPs to prove it. “Great game last night, Moe,” says some guy. “We’ll miss you next year,” says...
December 5th, 2008 | Humor | Read More

Choose Your Own Destiny: The Journey Through Tenth Grade

(Editor’s Note: A few years ago, we put out a collection of short stories called The Ankeny Briefcase. We hope to do that again one day. Included in that book was a story by Chad Gibbs. Since the blog format is well-suited to his story, we figured we’d include it here. Here’s Chad.) Introductionby...
November 7th, 2008 | Humor | Read More

Journey Through the Tenth Grade (continued from page 17)

You set down the juice and cookies and put your arm around Jason. “Look man,” you say. “I know that you are searching for something to fill that void in your life, but devil worshiping isn’t it.” “Yeah, but all of the heavy metal music I listen to says that devil worshiping is cool, and...
September 1st, 2008 | Humor | Read More

Journey Through the Tenth Grade (continued from page 15)

Your brain says no, but your hormones say yes, and in the end, your hormones murder your brain and the two of you walk to Julie Anne’s house. “We can study in the basement,” she says. — You follow her down stairs and take a seat on the coach. One thing leads to another and soon the two...
August 1st, 2008 | Humor | Read More

Journey Through the Tenth Grade (continued from page 15)

“No,” you say. “Let’s just stay here and study, then you can go back with me to my house at 8.” “Back to your house?” she asks. “Yes, I’m hosting a Bible study.” “Oh, ok” she says. — You spend the next hour working algebra problems while Julie Anne sends text messages her...
July 1st, 2008 | Humor | Read More

Journey Through the Tenth Grade (continued from page 13)

“Sure, let me have a hit,” you say. As soon as you inhale, armed men burst through the restroom door. Others storm out of the stalls, and one crashes through the window. “You are under arrest for possession of Marijuana with intent to distribute,” one of the men says. “Distribute?” you ask. “Don’t...
June 1st, 2008 | Humor | Read More

Journey Through the Tenth Grade (continued from page 1)

As soon as your mother is out of site you begin to walk in the opposite direction of the school. You are not sure where you are going, but at least you are not sitting in class learning. After a few blocks the neighborhood begins to look less desirable, and the walls are covered with graffiti. You...
May 7th, 2008 | Humor | Read More

Journey Through the Tenth Grade (continued from page 71)

“Sure,” you say. And hand Jason the rest of your chocolate bar. “Thank you,” he says, and swallows it in one gulp. — Third period literature is uneventful, and soon you are dressing out for gym. The weather is perfect outside, so your class meets outside on the football field. You dominate...
May 4th, 2008 | Humor | Read More

Journey Through the Tenth Grade (continued from page 13)

“No thanks,” you say. “Drugs are for losers.” You leave the ladies room and look for Jason. He is still in the sporting goods store, and doesn’t believe your story about the drug girl. Jason buys a new pair of Nikes and then drives you to your house. You sit at the kitchen table and do...
May 1st, 2008 | Humor | Read More