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Life lessons learned in Yucatán

I will always take students on short term mission trips. It’s amazing how the simplest truths become profound when you experience them in a different cultural context. This is exactly what happened on our spring break trip to Yucatán, Mexico. I lead a group of AU Chi Alpha students to work with my brother Dave, … Continue reading

Taking the Break Out of Spring Break

Spring semester is always tough. The Christmas break just doesn’t seem long enough, and the academic pace is always intense. When midterms hit things can be close to a breaking point. Sounds like a perfect time for a vacation–not for AU Chi Alpha! We’re going to be on mission. It started in 2002 and it’s … Continue reading

A gift that changes lives.

It’s hard to believe another year has passed!  As I write this, students all over the DC area are putting the finishing touches on their fall semester. They’re completing finals, packing their suitcases and heading home for winter break.  Mary*, a freshman at American University, will be carrying her newfound faith with her.  She began … Continue reading

October Newsletter

Our October newsletter is out but just in case you missed it, you can check it out by clicking the photo on the right.  You can also find archived copies of the Collegiate Chronicles here.  Happy reading!     To open the PDF file you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed. To get Acrobat, go here.

Connections

What a fall it’s been.  Hard to believe that we’ve been running for 4 weeks now.  I’m in my office @ American University (AU) clearing my desk, catching my breath, and reflecting on some of the more interesting moments of the less-than brand new semester.  The word connections comes to mind. That’s what these first … Continue reading

Did you see our last newsletter? If not you can check out our latest print news by clicking the photo on the right.  You can also find archived copies of the Collegiate Chronicles here.  Happy reading!

On the calendar

All the details have yet to come together, but Dr Fazale Rana, biochemist and scholar with Reasons to Believe will be speaking @ AU in January.  More details to come…stay tuned!

The gift that keeps on giving

A couple weeks ago, I had the privilege to baptize a student.  Every semester we take over one lane in the university pool and give students the opportunity to mark their decision to follow Jesus and make a public profession of faith.  This year Brittany, an AU freshman, stood in the pool and gave a … Continue reading

May newsletter is off to the presses

Our latest edition of the Collegiate Chronicles was just sent off to the printer, but if you’d like to read an advance copy, just click on the link here. To open the PDF file you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed. To get Acrobat, click here

Good things come…

Just a little something I shared with our students. Thought you might like it too. ..being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. Philippians 1:6 A little more than a month ago, Starbucks surprised me with a new … Continue reading