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How to Embrace the American Lifestyle

By Hannah Varberg – HCC Communications Coordinator Cultural exchange is such a wonder because you learn there is beauty in every culture worldwide. You also learn that no culture is comprised of perfect humans. Those engaging and immersing themselves in American culture see both beauty and imperfect humans. This writing piece is not saying that …

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Practicing Hospitality

By Rhonda Dippon – HCC Volunteer To see Rhonda’s original blog post, click here.  Hospitality is another one of those words that is on many gift lists. However, I do not think hospitality is a spiritual gift. It is never listed as a gift in any of the spiritual gift lists in the Bible. It …

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Studying God and Chinese

By Heather Holbrook – HCC Board Member To see Heather’s original blog, click here. I have recently started learning Chinese. Our family has been hosting Chinese university students for the past 12 years and have been friends with Chinese for years before that, but I never felt compelled to learn their language until the last …

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美国感受

值此来美国一个月有余,生活也已经适应,就吃穿住行和文化环境等,我会从个人角度谈一下对美国的初步感受。虽然还需要更多的时间,我才能更加深入的认识美国人民及其文化,但是希望本文可以作为经验分享或者话题讨论。

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Sharing Hospitality that Leaves a Legacy

By Sandy Gilbert – HCC Volunteer My family’s customs have always included big holiday dinners and family gatherings with good food, festive decorations, and lots and lots of presents. Over the years I have added to the customs by buying Christmas dishes, fancy platters, and 54 table cloths. We have sterling silver, crystal goblets, and beautiful …

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