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Crowder sounds off on message in his ‘folktronica’

April 04, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Contemporary Christian music artist David Crowder said that early in his music career all he wanted to do was not mess everything up. But now the multiple Grammy nominee said he hopes his music conveys words that really make an impact on people. Crowder, who is on his “American Prodigal 3.0” tour, will bring what he calls his “folktronica” sound to GCU Arena on Sunday, April 8.

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Church must solve divisions, Stewart tells Chapel

April 03, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Riccardo Stewart said he found it odd, upon becoming a Christian, that he never saw diversity in church gatherings. He finds it sad that he still doesn’t see much diversity today — and he’s determined to change it. “God’s promise to us is never that He saves us individually so we can be with people just like us,” he told Chapel on Monday.

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Find your home stretch, Chavez tells Chapel

March 27, 2018 / by / 2 Comments

Noemi Chavez had a challenging message for Chapel on Monday — she urged listeners to get out of their church comfort zone and seek out people who aren’t like them. That’s what she did, and now she says, “I don’t ever want to go back to who I was before.”

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Here’s what works for God, Rasmussen tells Chapel

March 13, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

It’s not often that Teddy Roosevelt’s name comes up in a Chapel talk, but Jamie Rasmussen of Scottsdale Bible Church coupled Roosevelt’s philosophy with a verse from the first book of Corinthians to stress the importance of hard work in God’s eyes.

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GCU has wide array of mental health resources

March 08, 2018 / by / 1 Comment

With parties, basketball games and concerts to attend, college just might be the greatest place to be. But students aren’t always in the best place, which is why the University offers a variety of mental health resources to help students who may be struggling — everything from counseling in Student Care to ASGCU’s Embrace Week, set to erase the stigma surrounding mental health issues.

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Jesus is your problem-solver, McGever tells Chapel

March 06, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Sean McGever’s Chapel talk Monday at Grand Canyon University was about pain — the pain that goes along with life’s challenges. McGever urged his audience to let Jesus walk with them every step of the way, especially when they feel overwhelmed.

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Moore spices up Chapel with what God really wants

February 27, 2018 / by / 1 Comment

Chad Moore of Sun Valley Community Church told Chapel on Monday at Grand Canyon University that hearing God’s voice starts with reading the Bible. We can trick ourselves into thinking that we’re listening to God, he said, when we’re actually being misled by others — or are misleading ourselves.

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Don’t fall into failure’s trap, Wooldridge tells Chapel

February 13, 2018 / by / 1 Comment

Ashley Wooldridge of Christ’s Church of the Valley told Chapel on Monday that failure is merely an event and not a person and that we can all move on from failure. Just because we have failed, he said, doesn’t mean that God no longer has plans for us. He has a purpose for our life despite our failures.

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Turn life’s exiles into exultations, Griffin tells Chapel

February 06, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

It’s great to have dreams, Dr. Tim Griffin told students at Chapel on Monday morning, but what’s important is how we handle it when things don’t go our way. Turning life’s lemons into lemonade isn’t just a saying. The Pastor and Dean of Students said that flourishing in difficult circumstances is a way of honoring and trusting God.

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A Chapel talk on forgiveness to never be forgotten

January 30, 2018 / by / 1 Comment

The Chapel speaker Monday is internationally famous, and Rose Mapendo showed why — with a message of forgiveness that challenged her listeners to consider what they would have done if they had been in her situation. She is convinced she survived her oppression because God wanted her to spread His vision of peace and reconciliation.

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