Finishing Seminary

I have finally finished my time at Bethel Seminary and walked out of my last class yesterday morning. This Saturday I will be walking across the stage and will receive my hood. It is a surreal experience to be here looking back on the last four years leading up to my Masters of Divinity. There…

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Remembering Mike Prins

It has been almost 8 weeks since my dad passed away and with the ALS walk coming up this Saturday I wanted to make sure that we had the audio from the Celebration of Life service available online. Video Slide Show (no audio):   Eulogies John Prins: Brother (5 minutes) [audio:http://paulprins.net/files/2011/09/Eulogy-John.mp3|titles=John Prins Eulogy] Ryan Prins:…

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Bethel Seminary, I'm In!

Just got two phone calls from Bethel Seminary and I’ve been accepted!! Now it is just a matter of figuring out the job situation for Jordan and I to learn if I’ll be starting January 7th, or not until March. As of now my guess is that I won’t be starting until march to give…

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You could own Midwestskier.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SUNDAY, 7 MAY 2006 12:00 EST Midwestskier.com You could own Midwestskier.com Since 1999 the website Midwest Skier has dominated the online community of Midwest freestyle skiing. From it’s birth the community and subsequent partnerships with magazines, events, and even at times branching into event and video production had become the visible pulse…

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I’m Engaged!!

So there ya have it!! After all this time (OK, so nearly 22 years) I’ve been living it has happened. I found my wife and she said yes!!! Jordan flew in last Saturday and we spent the week together. I actually asked her on Sunday but because we wanted to call people first I have…

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FR: Testimony

Inside everyone there is something that they don’t want others to know. They try to cover it up and hide it from those around them. There is something about them that if those people around them knew, those people closest to them would leave. So masks and facades are dawned to keep them from seeing…

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Closing a Chapter of My Life – Midwest Skier

For Immediate Release 4/27/04 15:13:10 CST Paul Prins Steps Down From Midwest Skier I, Paul Prins, am here by stepping down with my position at Midwest Skier. The website may be updated for next season, however I am now off the staff, and will not actively pursue event coverage/promotion/production. The Midwest Skier Open has been…

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Direction of My Life…

This is something that, in all honesty, I have been avoiding for some time (see previous post). I have this weird gift where I am able to see where God needs me to be and I know how to get there, most of the time I can figure out why and make sense of the…

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Letter from June 2001

Well this is a letter that I hope people find. In no way does it have anything to deal with suicide or any of that… I am Depressed. I would have written a bigger ‘d’ but I know people that have been lower and I myself have been as well. It just boggles my mind…

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Loss of a Friend and Mentor – John Koskinen

I guess you should be slightly suspicious of a blog the very next day, since I have been slacking of late. Tonight has sucked, there really isn’t any better way I could word it (and several worse that I’ll omit). I was just wrapping up eating dinner, which was turning out to be an amazing…

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Where’s my Future…

What’s going on right now? For the first time in my life I think I know what it feels like to be spread to thin. I honestly am not sure what to do. I have this drawing homework sitting on the futon right now that needs to get done yet tonight. It’s just a reminder…

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Love’s a Bitch

*This is something I’m writing for a good friend of mine.* I wish that we could go through life and never experience pain. I don’t mean the petty pain of a cut or scrape, rather the pain of a heart torn apart. I’ve been there, I know how it feels, I know it all to…

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As they leave for College…

So tonight was the first night that things really started to fall into place. I probably won’t see Alex or Lindsey until Christmas break (or next summer if I have that job over winter break), and this was also the last time I would see the Iowa and ND kids. I really don’t know what…

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I Graduated

What is there to say, I stood on the X on stage and gazed upon the faces of the crowd, looked into the eyes of my classmates and tried to take in every moment. As she read my name off I felt this smile come across my face, I couldn’t help it as my feet…

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