College Life

Making Disciples and Thinking Clearly about the Trinity

Posted by on May 23, 2012 in Blog, College Life, Gospel, Mission | 0 comments

Making Disciples and Thinking Clearly about the Trinity

Guest Blogger, Brandon Bennett, is a second year student at Beeson Divinity School and is also currently serving as college intern. If a Muslim classmate were to accuse you, a Christian, of believing in three Gods, “Father, Son, and Spirit,” what would you say? Or what if your college friend says that Christianity, Islam, and Judaism all teach the same basic thing: that we know God as one. Let’s face it: the odds are that you have already encountered such questions.  And if we are called to be faithful disciples and disciple-makers in an increasingly pluralistic world...

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Campus Ministry and the Local Church – Part 3

Posted by on May 11, 2012 in Blog, Church, College Life | 0 comments

We are continuing our series about Campus Ministries and the Local Church.  (Read Part I and Part II.)  Many students feel they have to choose to be involved in or committed to one or the other.  We are discussing the roles of both entities and how they work together to lead students closer to Christ. Previously, we discussed how Campus Ministries and the Local Church should not be in competition with one another but cooperating together for the glorify of God among college students.  We also highlighted how Campus Ministries have proximity to students, but the Local Church ultimately...

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Campus Ministry and the Local Church – Part 2

Posted by on May 10, 2012 in Blog, Church, College Life | 0 comments

We are continuing our series about Campus Ministries and the Local Church.  (Read Part I here.)  Many students feel they have to choose to be involved in or committed to one or the other.  We are discussing the roles of both entities and how they work together to lead students closer to Christ. In our previous post, we discussed how campus ministry and the local church should not be in competition with one another.  Rather, they should cooperate together to see God glorified in the lives of college students.  Those truths left us with the practical question of how does this look? Campus...

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Campus Ministry and the Local Church

Posted by on May 9, 2012 in Blog, Church, College Life | 0 comments

We are starting a new series today discussing Campus Ministries and the Local Church.  Many students feel they have to choose to be involved in or committed to one or the other.  We are going to discuss the roles of both entities and how they work together to lead students closer to Christ. Look around your university’s campus.  You are likely to find various campus ministries without venturing too far.  Organizations like CRU, RUF, BSU, Campus Outreach, etc. are responsible for incredible outreach among college students and discipleship among their participants.  They are able to...

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Belief in Adam = Anti-Intellectualism?

Posted by on Mar 14, 2012 in Blog, College Life | 0 comments

Brandon Bennett, our College Ministry Intern, put this article together based on Kevin DeYoung’s post, “Reasons to Believe in a Historical Adam,” on the Gospel Coalition blog. In many university classrooms, even religious ones, professors claim Adam from Genesis did not really exist.  They go on to say that the creation story is simply a myth meant to engage initial readers with a familiar story.  How do students maintain faith and defend truth in this discussion?  Or do they?  If you have been thinking through whether Adam really existed, here’s some help....

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The Battle of Pornography

Posted by on Feb 29, 2012 in College Life | 0 comments

Brandon Bennett, our College Ministry Intern, wrote the following blog post.  Currently, Brandon is a student at Beeson Divinity School at Samford University.  The Statistics… + Worldwide revenues for the pornography industry in 2006 were at least $97 billion, with revenues in the United States fourth highest among all countries at $13.3 billion. Previous numbers put the worldwide revenues for pornography at $57 billion for the year 2003. + Pornography revenues in China were the highest for 2006 at $27.4 billion with South Korea at $25.7 billion and Japan at $20 billion. + Every second...

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