College can be a beautiful thing, but it can also be filled with enormous amounts of stress and anxiety. Young adults pack up their belongings, say goodbye to their loved ones and head off to start a new chapter in their lives. The first day of college is filled with meeting new people, trying to figure out where buildings are and realizing that a majority of your time will be spent doing homework. Here are some helpful tips to get you focused and excited for the school year ahead.
If you have not heard the music coming out of Bethel Church in Redding, California, you have got to check it out. Really, I cannot imagine how you could have not come across them earlier, because they have been contributing to the world of Christian worship music for years.
As many GC students were preparing to head home or to tropical destinations for spring break, forty-three students, accompanied by Dr. Jeff Wilson and Professor Sarah Todd, loaded up on a charter bus and started off on a ten-day journey across Illinois, Michigan, and Indiana. This marked the beginning of the 87th annual Greenville Choir Spring Choir Tour.
Diversity. Is something that is hard to pin down because few people can agree on a definition. To some, diversity has only to do with race, to others it means people may look the same, but enjoy or do different things. Each definition makes sense and they both begin to ask the question of how diversity is handled. As Christians, we are called to be one body in Christ, so is our body a model of acceptance?
n his 2011 Society of Vineyard Scholars presentation, Jev Forsberg states that “the topic of violence has been on the minds and in the hearts of Christ-followers since the climactic birth of the Christian movement: the violent death of Christ on a Roman cross.”
This year, Sunday, December 1 was more than just the first day of December; it was also the first Sunday in the liturgical season of Advent. Many churches across the country celebrated by light the first candle of Advent and many children tore into their Advent calendars for a piece of chocolate first thing in the morning.