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Love will find a (right) way, Simmons tells Chapel

February 14, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

Look inside yourself if you want a healthy, loving relationship, Luke Simmons said in his Chapel talk Monday. “You will not have a healthy dating relationship, engagement, marriage if you only focus on the external, the Instagram you,” he said. “If you want a healthy, strong romance, cultivate your inner self.”

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Griffin’s journey is like a map for Chapel listeners

February 07, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Dr. Tim Griffin, GCU’s pastor and dean of students, shared some personal challenges in his life Monday morning at Chapel to demonstrate that the path is never completely smooth. “When we follow Jesus, the sacrifices of today will not compare with the glories of tomorrow,” he said.

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Diversity should be treasured, Tautolo tells Chapel

January 31, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Emma Tautolo of Athletes in Action told her Chapel listeners Monday that today’s talk about diversity isn’t anything new — it’s all right there in the Bible. “I don’t think we’re always taught or trained to read the Bible through a lens to see and understand all the implications that are rooted in race and culture and power and ethnicity,” she said, “but they’re there.”

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‘Lunch and Learn’ explores true love in Christianity

January 30, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University’s latest gathering in the Integration of Faith, Learning and Work “Lunch and Learn” speaker series focused on the idea that love is all encompassing and, at times, difficult. Biblical definitions and interpretations of love include goodwill and forgiveness to those who have done you harm.

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Chapel message works toward new view of career

January 24, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Oye Waddell’s talk at Chapel on Monday morning contained some thoughts that are very important for students trying to choose a major or a career. Waddell urged them to realize that God owns everything, including our careers, and we need to keep that in mind as we decide what would please Him most.

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Bringing pastoral perspective to immigration debate

January 24, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Trying to have a measured, thoughtful discussion about immigration is quite a challenge these days, but the Ministry Forum on Monday night avoided creating any barriers. Instead, the panel looked at the issue from the standpoint of how pastors should deal with it.

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Bible expert explains reasons we should trust it

January 13, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Dr. Peter Williams’ specialty is studying the Bible, and he brought a different perspective with him from Tyndale House, a research center at the University of Cambridge in England. That made for a riveting presentation Thursday night on campus.

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Star search begins, ends at God, Mueller tells Chapel

January 10, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

GCU President Brian Mueller traditionally kicks off the new semester with a talk at Chapel, and on Monday morning he delivered a message that might seem untraditional to the mainstream, celebrity-obsessed media: Being worshipped is totally unnatural to human beings. We were made to solely worship God, Mueller said.

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Chapel schedule for spring features diverse speakers

January 05, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The Chapel schedule for the spring semester features a diverse group of speakers, including four first-timers. The first Chapel of the new year is at 11:15 a.m. Monday in the Arena.

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Children flock to GCU’s Canyon Cares Christmas

December 12, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s Canyon Cares Christmas event Sunday cheered the hearts and filled up space beneath the Christmas tree for hundreds of families who might not otherwise have any gifts for their children. Hundreds of neighbors, staff members and volunteers enjoyed the celebration of giving.

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