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Chapel talk shows how to fight the good fight

March 28, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Kent DelHousaye brought with him to Chapel on Monday morning a stark message about what it means to be in concert with God. It can be like a fight, DelHousaye said, and you can win even if you seemingly tie or lose.

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Final ‘Lunch and Learn’ shows what really matters

March 17, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

The Integration of Faith, Learning and Work “Lunch and Learn” series concluded Friday with a discussion about our relationships, especially the most important one — the one with Jesus. Colangelo College of Business instructor Ken Hein shared some personal anecdotes and said, “It takes courage to stand up and sacrifice what might be everything in order to have a permanent relationship with our Savior.”

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Stewart’s Chapel talk is one for all to hear — as one

March 14, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Riccardo Stewart’s engaging speaking style and provocative message made for a memorable Chapel talk Monday morning at Grand Canyon University Arena. The pastor of Redemption Church in Tempe tackled the issue of diversity head-on and talked openly about the challenge of overcoming what divides us and learning to live as one.

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Your faith is like a show of hands, Garcia tells Chapel

March 07, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

Noe Garcia isn’t the first Chapel speaker at Grand Canyon University to share tales of missteps and woe from his past, but the North Phoenix Baptist Church pastor had a uniquely engaging way of putting his message in perspective. “I could not date sin and expect to be intimate with God,” he said.

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Neighborhood walk to highlight week of prayer

March 06, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Prayer 120, which seeks to provide students basic instructions to pray for a solid 120 hours and to lead them into prayer as a community, begins today on campus. The week will include something new — a neighborhood prayer walk Thursday night.

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Focus on faith, not fame, Tappan tells Chapel

February 28, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

What’s the first thing people think of when they dwell on your reputation? Dustin Tappan of Christ’s Church of the Valley told Chapel on Monday that your faith needs to be at the top or right near it — and it’s a daily challenge for all of us to keep it there.

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Video goes viral of students’ gift-giving to homeless

February 23, 2017 / by / 3 Comments

Seven GCU Honors College students are on a mission to provide giveaways to the Phoenix homeless. Now, a video of the their generosity is going viral.

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Lunch and Learn explores identity challenges

February 17, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The fifth installment of Grand Canyon University’s “Lunch and Learn” speaker series discussed personal and biblical identities that each of us must seek out and find. GCU Speech and Debate coach Barry Regan along with COFAP assistant professor Sheila Schumacher shared stories and discussed the need to forge an identity both as a person and through Jesus.

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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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