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Career Ideas: Forensic Scientist?

07 August 2014

jobThe Samie Ladies remember being asked at your age, "So what are you going to be when you grow up?"  Such a hard question.  So we thought we'd share with you our careers to get you thinking about that topic.  Kicking off this series is Lisa Godfrees who was a DNA analyst.

What's your career?

I worked at a crime lab for over ten years as a DNA Analyst. Most would call me a forensic scientist.

What education is required to do your job?

A bachelor of arts (BA) or bachelor of science (BS) or higher degree in biology, chemistry, forensic science or a related area. Our college coursework had to cover classes in biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology and statistics.

How did you get the job?


What's Your Life Motto?

04 August 2014

children runningI'm going to issue you a challenge.  No, I'm not going to ask you to climb Mount Everest or swim with sharks.  My challenge is much harder than that.  I want you to choose a "life motto."


Dealing With Non-Christians

29 July 2014

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There will be times in your life (and maybe it’s already happened) when you will interact with an adult who isn’t a Christian. Maybe it’s a teacher, coach, or even one of your parents. How do you handle it?

A great verse to remember is 1 Thessalonians 4:11-12—"Make it your goal to live a quiet life, minding your own business and working with your hands, just as we instructed before. Then people who are not Christians will respect the way you live, and you will not need to depend on others."

What does that mean exactly? There are five things to remember when interacting with people who don’t believe in the Bible or God:


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