Semester Kick-off Prayer Calendar

The hurricane has whipped me in to a blogging frenzy!  Just sent out our DC Chi Alpha Team prayer calendar for our semester kick-off.  Will you pray with us too?  Download the file by clicking the pic to the left and thanks for helping us change the world through students.  You’ll need Adobe Reader to … Continue reading

Here We Go!

AU Year number 13 for the Godzwas is off and running! Freshmen arrived on campus last Saturday and we’ve been there to welcome them morning, noon & night. This year we scheduled a huge slate of activities from move-in to glow-in-the-dark lawn games and they’ve been a huge hit. We’ve been in contact with a … Continue reading

May Newsletter

Back by popular demand…the Collegiate Chronicles are ready for your reading, downloading, commenting and passing on pleasure!  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, … Continue reading

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

Winter Retreat!

Here are some shots from the Potomac District Chi Alpha Winter Retreat. My favorite is the one with 300+ students on their knees in response to the message.  It was a powerful time!

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.

Levi’s T-Ball Experiment

We signed up Levi for t-ball this year.  He had watched Sam play for a couple of seasons and was pretty enthusiastic so it seemed like a good fit.  He lasted 1 game.  Here are some pictures from his short-lived career. (Don’t worry too much…we’ll try again in the spring.)