Photo: Pastor David Aukerman preparing to race!
By Carl Stagner
“…As the pastor behind me started to pass me on the inside, I gave the car more gas and tried to speed through the turn while staying high on the track. Turns three and four went well, but I had too much speed coming through turn one. I slipped up and over the edge of the track in turn two, down a short hill, and ran into the retaining wall on the other side—all in the span of two or three seconds.” No, this wasn’t the Brickyard 400, and the setting was neither Talladega nor Daytona. The competition was fierce, but not against each other; these pastors were racing for a charity of their choice. Though Pastor David Aukerman of Mt. Haley Church of God in Midland, Michigan, wasn’t ultimately named on the six-foot-tall cross-adorned traveling trophy, he did raise nearly $2,500 for the local homeless shelter. Continue reading
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Photo: Josh Kaufman
Anderson University alum, Josh Kaufman, won Season 6 of NBC’s hit show, “The Voice” Tuesday night.
Kaufman’s win was the first time the winner was not a member of Blake Shelton’s or Adam Levine’s team. Continue reading
Photo: Warner Pacific College’s Enactus Team
Competing with 250 teams of college business students from across the county, Warner Pacific College’s Enactus Team were the first round Champions of the Western region and 5th overall (placing in the top 20) after three levels of competition during the Enactus USA Expo in Cincinnati, Ohio (March 31 – April 3). Continue reading