You Know You Are Out of College When…

  • Your potted plants stay alive.
  • Sleeping in a twin-sized bed seems absurd.
  • You have to pay your own credit card bill.
  • Mac & Cheese no longer counts as a well-balanced meal.
  • “Extended childhood” only really pertains to your salary which is a little less than your allowance used to be.
  • “Twenty-something” means over-qualified, under-paid and not married.
  • Jeans, flannels and baseball caps aren’t staples in your wardrobe.
  • You go from 130 days of vacation time to 14.
  • You stop confusing 401k plan with 10K run.
  • You go to parties that police don’t raid.
  • You don’t know what time Wendy’s closes anymore.
  • Your car insurance goes down.
  • You refer to college students as kids.
  • You feed your dog science diet instead of taco bell.
  • Half your conversations with current college students start with, “When I was in college…”

(from the Good Clean Funnies List)

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About The Author

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Michael Duduit is the founding publisher and editor of Preaching magazine. He is also the founding Dean of the new College of Christian Studies and Professor of Christian Ministry at Anderson University in Anderson, South Carolina. Michael is author and editor of several books, including the Handbook of Contemporary Preaching (Broadman & Holman Press), Joy in Ministry (Baker Books), Preaching With Power (Baker) and Communicate With Power (Baker). From 1996 until 2000 he served as editor of the Abingdon Preaching Annual series. His email newsletter, PreachingNow, is read each week by more than 40,000 pastors and church leaders in the U.S. and around the world. He is founder and director of the National Conference on Preaching and the International Congress on Preaching, which has been held in 1997 at Westminster Chapel in London, 2002 at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, and 2007at Cambridge. He has been a pastor and associate pastor, has served a number of churches as interim pastor, and speaks regularly for churches, colleges and conferences.

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