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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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From pain comes gain in Worship Arts Showcase

December 08, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

The fall 2016 Worship Arts Songwriter Showcase highlighted a dozen songs from Worship Arts students, molded around each other through a common theme of “struggle,” that affects everyone throughout life. The 12 songs will be combined with a dozen from spring semester and finalists will be chosen for a 12-track compilation CD.

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Emotional tribute to open Winter Dance Concert

December 05, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Inspired by Kayla Castro’s life and the song created by friend and former roommate Kristyn Roberts, “Dancing by Your Side” is an emotional opener to this weekend’s “Impermanence” program performed by the Ethington Dance Ensemble as they explore the tension and opportunities created by change.

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