Alex Chediak

Alex Chediak (Ph.D., U.C. Berkeley) is a professor of engineering and physics at California Baptist University. He is the author of Thriving at College , Preparing Your Teens for College and Beating the College Debt Trap . Alex, his wife, Marni, and their three children reside in Riverside, Calif.

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5 Ways to Jump-Start Your Career

Aug 21, 2017|Alex Chediak

Market realities threaten to sabotage the job prospects and earning potential of recent graduates. Here's how to beat the odds.

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Living With Your Parents: How to Make It Work

Oct 05, 2015|Alex Chediak

It's not all bad; it's also not all good.

Career-and-Family Balance

Career-and-Family Balance

Sep 08, 2014|Alex Chediak

How single men can prepare now for a happy family life later

Switching Jobs

Jul 03, 2012|Alex Chediak

How should post-college Christians respond to desires or opportunities to switch jobs or careers? Here are four principles to guide you in making this decision.

God's Purpose for Christmas

Dec 21, 2011|Alex Chediak

What exactly are we celebrating?  

When Life's Unfair

Sep 21, 2011|Alex Chediak

The book of Ecclesiastes is an honest response to the painful reality that life sometimes feels out of control, cruelly random and meaningless.  

Thinking About Grad School? Part 2

Sep 01, 2011|Alex Chediak

Help for figuring out if graduate school would help you better pursue God's calling on your life

Thinking About Grad School? Part 1

Aug 31, 2011|Alex Chediak

Help for figuring out if graduate school would help you better pursue God's calling on your life

Choosing Your Major

Choosing Your Major

Aug 17, 2011|Alex Chediak

How to find what excites you, will qualify you for a job, and uses your gifts and talents

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So You Think You're a Leader?

Jun 23, 2011|Alex Chediak

How your current circumstances can be the training ground for future successes

Living out of Balance

Apr 05, 2011|Alex Chediak

Work and recreation matter to God

Guard Your Marriage

Mar 16, 2011|Alex Chediak

Overcoming sexual guilt and avoiding infidelity in your new marriage

A Balanced View on Singleness

A Balanced View on Singleness

Sep 12, 2009|Alex Chediak

In community with God's people, singles can discern their calling and (where appropriate) pursue marriage honorably. 

The Altar: Not the Finish Line

The Altar: Not the Finish Line

Jul 30, 2009|Alex Chediak

For many men, getting married is viewed as the end of a process. Nope. It's only the beginning.

Closing the Deal

Closing the Deal

Feb 10, 2009|Alex Chediak

Don't sacrifice integrity just to get a good deal.

Vocation Plans

Vocation Plans

Oct 22, 2008|Alex Chediak

Choosing an occupation can be dizzying. Doesn't have to be that way.

Big Talker

Jul 10, 2008|Alex Chediak

Exaggerations and over-commitments seem fairly benign. They're not.

Play Time

Jan 03, 2008|Alex Chediak

Are you recreating, or merely entertaining yourself?

Christians and Competition

Christians and Competition

Sep 06, 2007|Alex Chediak

Pursue winning, but Christianly.

The Fruit of Immaturity

The Fruit of Immaturity

May 10, 2007|Alex Chediak

It's time to grow up.

Get Married, Young Man

Sep 14, 2006|Alex Chediak

For most men, a godly wife will bring blessings that nothing else can.