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Davis felt a higher calling … to join the Marines

May 24, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

During her time at GCU, Kelsey Davis found that she really had to figure out what she wanted to do with her life. After research, trial and error and academic advising, she finally settled on a career path. However, just a couple of weeks before graduation, she felt a different calling from the Lord — to join the Marines. Now, she is a testimony of how GCU helped her find her purpose.

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As your plot thickens, heed this Chapel message

March 29, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

The final Chapel talk of the academic year Monday featured Pastor Tim Griffin’s humorous description of why he’s the guy you want to avoid when you go to the movies. Griffin used that bit of humanity to demonstrate what Peter must have been thinking right after Christ’s resurrection and how that Bible passage relates to our lives today.

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From start to finish, Brown’s Chapel talk is direct

March 15, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

The opening was long but captivating. The ending was succinct and direct. And throughout his 30-minute talk Monday morning, Chris Brown of North Coast Church in Vista, Calif., once again showed his Chapel audience why he’s such an effective communicator.

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Chapel talk interrupts this life for a special message

March 08, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Chapel was all about interruptions Monday morning. Nicole Cottrell urged her listeners to allow God to interrupt their lives and to use His power to interrupt situations that need to be addressed. It probably won’t be comfortable, she said, but it’s necessary.

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Chapel message: It’s God’s mission, so accept it

March 01, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

A member of The Traveling Team turned his Chapel talk Monday morning into a missionary appeal. The Traveling Team is all about sending out more people on mission trips, and it sets an example by touring the country speaking at universities. Callison urged listeners to put helping those in need at the top of their must-do list.

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Lennox brings faith-sharing formula to Chapel

February 23, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

When he spoke at Chapel Monday morning, Dr. John Lennox provided one of those quotes that should be pasted on a refrigerator or pinned on the wall of a workstation, and he also shared a number of other strong opinions. Lennox boldly proclaimed why Christianity must be defended in a society that increasingly seems to be moving away from it.

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Prominent Oxford professor, author to visit campus Monday

February 19, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Chapel will be extra important Monday because the speaker will be Dr. John Lennox, an Oxford professor who is one of the leaders of the discussion about Christianity’s place in science. In addition to his presentation at Chapel, Lennox also will speak at 2 p.m. in the Arena in a session that will be open to the public.

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Chapel speaker uses his minutes wisely with cellphone message

February 09, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Sure, cell phones have become an important part of everyday life, but Jamie Rasmussen of Scottsdale Bible Church used one of his cellular experiences to relay an important message, in his Chapel talk Monday morning, about what’s important in life. “I wonder how much time you and I spend on things that don’t matter,” Rasmussen said.

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Guard’s meek-first Chapel message is well-timed

February 02, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

The message at Chapel Monday morning was about how the meek will inherit the earth, but Ryan Guard’s style is anything but meek. In the GCU grad’s first Chapel talk, his passion and humor played well to an Arena crowd that no doubt will look forward to hearing him again next year.

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Campus expansion will reach even more students

February 01, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Story by Rick Vacek Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau As if a new engineering building and a state-of-the-art recording studio weren’t enough … As if four new residence halls for freshmen, creating a new community called The Grove, weren’t enough … As if expanded and revolutionized food options, in a corridor christened Lopes Way, weren’t enough … Construction schedule Tentative completion times for the 12 projects underway on GCU’s campus and at its 27th Avenue office complex: MARCH: Hotel pool APRIL: Administration building, soccer stadium MAY: Intramural field, sand volleyball and basketball courts between Canyon and Cypress halls SUMMER: Hotel lobby and restaurant AUGUST: Second engineering building, phase 1; phase 2 to be completed shortly after. Also, Agave, Encanto and Roadrunner apartments, and the parking garage at 29th Avenue and Camelback Road NOVEMBER: 27th Avenue office building and parking garage … There are even more construction projects — 12, to be exact — scheduled to be completed this year at Grand Canyon University. (Click here for a slideshow.) And according to Dean of Students Pastor Tim Griffin, the impact of the most important change, a new administration building right in the middle of everything at the intersection of the […]

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